Medical Office Assistant/Scheduler - Pulmonary Medicine
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Champaign, IL 61820
Join our team and be part of a patient care team dedicated to improving the health and wellness of our community every day. The Christie Clinic Medical Office Assistant/Scheduler role performs a variety of patient care and clerical activities to assist providers and nurses.
We are currently seeking a full-time Medical Office Assistant/Scheduler in our Pulmonary Medicine department. Monday – Friday 8am-5pm at the Main Clinic.
Act in the absence of the receptionist by answering phones, scheduling appointments, etc.
Triage phone calls as appropriate.
Schedule department specific tests, procedures and surgeries within the clinic and coordinate with outside organizations for scheduling of these tests as needed.
Obtain prior authorizations for previously mentioned procedures.
Provide verbal and written instructions for previously mentioned tests, procedures and surgeries.
Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments/equipment prior to appointment.
Clean and restock rooms at the end of the day.
Perform chart preparation according to department standards.
Maintain and update patient medical record upon visit including allergies, medications, past medical history, etc.
Appropriate use of flag system per standard work.
Review and respond to the electronic medical record work list per department standard work.
Complete lab order entries and appropriately handle patient specimens (including communication to patient per department standard work), as needed.
Assists providers with procedures/surgery, as needed.
Assist in patient education relating to medication instructions, procedures, wound care or any other necessary information pertaining to patient care.
Perform related work as required.