Lexington Medical Center

Business Office Associate

  • Lexington Medical Center
  • West Columbia, SC 29169
  • 15 days ago

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Job Description

Sandhills Family Medicine Part Time Day Shift 8am - 2pm

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice providers at nearly 80 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer.

From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Job Summary

Assists patients, visitors, providers and office staff in a courteous and friendly manner.

Performs all duties efficiently and timely, while maintaining a positive patient flow.

Serves as an office liaison when required.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Minimum Years of Experience: 1 Year of Experience in a Related Field that Involves Administrative Support and Customer Service Activities Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): Experience can be substituted for successful completion of a Medical Office Administrative Assistant certificate program Required Certifications/Licensure: None.

Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

Maintains positive attitude.

Has contact by phone, correspondence or in person meetings with persons in other departments or outside the practice.

Tact is required in all communication and the employee is responsible for harmonious relationships.

Demonstrates the following:

Appropriate communication of information to all ages.i.

Infant - birth to 1 yearii.

Child - 1 year through 12 yearsiii.

Adolescent - 13 years through 17 yearsiv.

Adult - 18 years through 65 yearsv.

Geriatric - over 65 years

Responsiveness to all patients and office staff requests.

Performance of duties assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, i.e., fire or disaster.

Provides/Performs

Communication

Telephone (Answer, Transfer)

Orders/Messages - Accurate and timely relay of information

Scheduling

Referrals

Appointments

Ancillaries

Surgeries

Hospital Admissions

Medical Records

Documentation

Forms - Chart structure

Electronic chart maintenance

Image files

Faxing

Copying

Mail - In and Out

Office Operations

Enter/Verify/Correct patient demographics and insurance information

Obtain necessary signatures and consents as appropriate

Post charges/payments

Collect payment for office visits

Daily updates

Deposits

Maintain cash drawer

Screening and collecting unpaid balances

Financial counseling when needed

Work accounts receivable

Precertification/Authorization

Operation of and responsibility for equipment (including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, ordering of supplies, log sheets and cleaning)

General Office Equipment, i.e., fax machine, copier, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

In-service/Educationa.

Department Orientationb.

Annual Training

Clerical log sheets/auditsa.

Samplesb.

Equipment

Other

Coding

E&M/basic visits

Office procedures/complex visits

Surgeries

Hospital Services

Correspondence

Statistical reports

Accounts payable

Payroll

Chaperone

Provides support and guidance for clerical policies and procedures

All other duties as assigned

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits

Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.

LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.

Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary

Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary

Adoption assistance

LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment

Tuition reimbursement

Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation.

LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

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