MEDICAL SECRETARY

Organization: Wayfinder Family Services

Posted: 03 February, 2020

Los Angeles,United states


Job description

Los Angeles, CA|2.4| ||2 hours ago|Full-time| One Touch Apply | Education High School Diploma or GED Skills Medical Office Experience Microsoft Office Computer Skills Benefits Tuition Reimbursement 401(k) Dental Insurance Health Insurance Paid Time Off Wayfinder Family Services (Wayfinder) provides a spectrum of services through various programs for populations of all acuities. We are tackling some of the toughest issues in the sector and changing more lives than ever before. Join the Wayfinder team and help make an impact! We are seeking a Medical Secretary who is responsible in ensuring Wayfinder is in compliance with licensing and contractual requirements for the timely completion of dental exams, initial and annual physicals, completes forms and arranges transportation to urgent care and emergency room visits under the direction of nursing services’ staff. This is a non-exempt position that reports directly to the Director of Nursing Services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and Responsibilities: Creates new charts upon client admission. Acts as a liaison to gather important information, such as immunization history, insurance numbers, names of any specialists, etc. Verifies clients’ insurance status and contacts health insurance providers by phone and fax, to ensure proper reimbursement for Wayfinder. Keeps charts updated and maintains copies of medical alerts and copies of insurance information for scheduled and emergency appointments. Keeps information up to date and monitors due dates for appointments and services. Calls and schedules Medical, Dental, Specialist and Procedures (CT’s, MRI’s Ultrasounds, etc.). Tracks all medical, dental, specialty medical appointment and psychotropic authorization data into the Health Services Database accurately and in a timely manner. Completes all related documentation for medical, dental, laboratory and specialty medical appointments on appropriate forms and requisitions. Ensures that psychotropic medication authorization renewal forms are provided to the psychiatrist in a timely manner and may assist nurses by faxing completed forms to the court(s). Assists the nurse(s) in coordinating the schedule of the consultant psychiatrists. This includes providing charts according to the psychiatrists’ appointment schedules. Assists with nursing services e-mails and requests from a wide variety of sources such as mental health, probation, DCFS, public health nurses, school nurses, IEP’s, cottage staff and quality assurance. Assists in billing input for medical department DMH services. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent and special medical or office training. Minimum of one (1) year experience in a medical office. Medical Assistant or Administrative Assistant Certification preferred. Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites highly preferred. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Competitive salary (DOE) Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Life Insurance Long Term Disability Long term Care Flexible spending benefit options including qualified transportation 401(K) retirement plan with a 4% employer match after qualification Generous Paid Time Off 10 Paid Holidays Education Assistance Program You can apply through this link or submit resume to: E-mail: hrdept@wayfinderfamily.org Fax: (310) 321-3488 Wayfinder Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment background and drug screenings. Visit us online at www.wayfinderfamily.org |Wayfinder Family Services (Wayfinder) provides a spectrum of services through various programs for populations of all acuities. We are tackling some of the toughest issues in the sector and changing more lives than ever before. Join the Wayfinder team and help make an impact! We are seeking a Medical Secretary who is responsible in ensuring Wayfinder is in compliance with licensing and contractual requirements for the timely completion of dental exams, initial and annual physicals, completes forms and arranges transportation to urgent care and emergency room visits under the direction of nursing services’ staff. This is a non-exempt position that reports directly to the Director of Nursing Services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and Responsibilities: Creates new charts upon client admission. Acts as a liaison to gather important information, such as immunization history, insurance numbers, names of any specialists, etc. Verifies clients’ insurance status and contacts health insurance providers by phone and fax, to ensure proper reimbursement for Wayfinder. Keeps charts updated and maintains copies of medical alerts and copies of insurance information for scheduled and emergency appointments. Keeps information up to date and monitors due dates for appointments and services. Calls and schedules Medical, Dental, Specialist and Procedures (CT’s, MRI’s Ultrasounds, etc.). Tracks all medical, dental, specialty medical appointment and psychotropic authorization data into the Health Services Database accurately and in a timely manner. Completes all related documentation for medical, dental, laboratory and specialty medical appointments on appropriate forms and requisitions. Ensures that psychotropic medication authorization renewal forms are provided to the psychiatrist in a timely manner and may assist nurses by faxing completed forms to the court(s). Assists the nurse(s) in coordinating the schedule of the consultant psychiatrists. This includes providing charts according to the psychiatrists’ appointment schedules. Assists with nursing services e-mails and requests from a wide variety of sources such as mental health, probation, DCFS, public health nurses, school nurses, IEP’s, cottage staff and quality assurance. Assists in billing input for medical department DMH services. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent and special medical or office training. Minimum of one (1) year experience in a medical office. Medical Assistant or Administrative Assistant Certification preferred. Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites highly preferred. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Competitive salary (DOE) Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Life Insurance Long Term Disability Long term Care Flexible spending benefit options including qualified transportation 401(K) retirement plan with a 4% employer match after qualification Generous Paid Time Off 10 Paid Holidays Education Assistance Program You can apply through this link or submit resume to: E-mail: hrdept@wayfinderfamily.org Fax: (310) 321-3488 Wayfinder Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment background and drug screenings. Visit us online at www.wayfinderfamily.org| One Touch Apply