March 29, 2023 11:57 am CDT

Office Assistant – LH Orthopedic Annapolis

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Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center

*Position Objective:*

The Office Assistant works in a ambulatory setting, performing an important variety of duties including: greeting, registering, scheduling, and checking out patients on a computerized practice management system. Responsibilities also include maintaining and safe-keeping of patient medical records and contributing to smooth patient flow within the office. The Office Assistant provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions whether in fact to face meetings or by telephone. The Office Assistant works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s).

*Essential Job Duties:*

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* Greets and accurately registers patients into the practice management system. Communicates with insurance companies and other medical offices to obtain referrals and verifications of coverage.

* Performs scanning and abstracting duties.

* Obtains patient records from various offices and hospitals as needed.

* Answers and screens office calls, makes patient appointments, takes messages and redirects calls as appropriate.

* Performs daily business operations

*Educational/Experience Requirements:*

* High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred.

* One year of clerical/billing experience in a medical office setting, preferred.

* Customer Service experience, strongly preferred.


If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter.

*Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:**

There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

Physical Demands –

*Light work.* Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

*The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.*

The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

Allied Health Careers
Allied Health disciplines throughout Anne Arundel Medical Center offer great diversity and opportunity to professionals at all levels of expertise. We work together across many departments and specialty centers to deliver on our vision of technologically advanced care that continues to meet the changing needs of our surrounding communities.

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Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging (AADI) was the first in Maryland to earn the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence award, first in Anne Arundel County to offer stereotactic breast biopsies, and first to open a comprehensive breast health center.

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Unique features include a formal career ladder for Rehab professionals, along with evidence-based research grants for therapists. We give you the opportunity to collaborate in the development of skilled plans of care, within a progressive, forward-thinking environment where you can advance your career.

Rehab Technologies
The Outpatient Health Sciences Pavilion on our main campus is fully equipped with ceiling lifts, Lite Gait, Alter G treadmill, Bioness UE/LE, Elite Seats, cold therapy laser and BTE.

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