Receptionist

Patient Care Support San Diego, California


Description

Position at Metro Family Physicians

Receptionist

 

Metro Family Physicians Medical Group

 

Metro Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc is a Family Medicine practice that believes in strong healthy families and a commitment to individually focused wellness plans that maximize health and wellness for any lifestyle. The Receptionist’s role supports our business by providing a positive patient experience at check-in and the completion of administrative tasks. The primary focus of the Receptionist is to greet patients either in-person or by phone, maintain patient schedules and files, and always protect patient and employee confidentiality Assists physicians with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.

  • Greet patients and visitors in a respectful, pleasant manner, using eye contact immediately upon entering the center.
  • Friendly and courteous when interacting with patients and co-workers.
  • Check patients in and create visit appointments in the scheduling software, distribute and verify patient demographics, update patient profiles in the system, collect appropriate co-pays, and ensure co-pay is documented appropriately.
  • Verify and update any patient personal and insurance information.
  • Verify any personal information with the patient while being mindful of HIPAA regulations.
  • Keep patients informed of appointment delays.
  • Must be able to remain professional and personable when addressing/handling a patient concern/complaint.
  • Schedule follow-up appointments as needed.
  • Confirm patient availability for scheduled appointments according to the office policy.
  • Reschedule patients when any change in the physician’s schedule occurs.
  • Handle all incoming telephone calls, exercise judgment as to the urgency or other nature of the calls and direct them to appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for money received and balancing daily funds through the banking system.
  • Maintain a clean and organized front office, and keep all supplies fully stocked.
  • Comply with all safety guidelines.
  • Verify patients’ authorization or eligibility as required per individual insurance carrier at least 2 days prior to scheduled appointment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Medical Assistant Certificate or CPR Certification preferred.
  • 0-6 months’ experience in a medical office required.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a medical office preferred.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual Eng/Spanish
  • Knowledge of HIPPA regulations.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and Cal-OSHA safety regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of confidentiality.
  • Thorough and organized with patient care and file maintenance.
  • Must be able to maintain a calm manner and patience when working with patients, employees, and physicians.
  • Must display a high level of customer service.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.

Medical Specialties: 

  • Primary Care
  • Family Medicine

 

 

Schedule: 

  • 7:45- 4:45 Mon-Fri (12:00-1:00PM Lunch break)

 

Hourly Salary Range 

  • $18-20

 

Metro Family Physicians Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.