Medical Office Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512635-586948
    • Job Location: Memphis, TN
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 22, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: December 18, 2017
    • PCN: OPS0119
    • Position: Medical Office Assistant
    • Date: 8/11/2017
    • FLSA Status: Non Exempt
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Job Description:

Greets patients and visitors and verifies patient information in the NextGen system. Performs automated appointment scheduling. Registers patients and updates demographic information. This position maintains patients’ medical charts and receives co-payments for the visit. Provides excellent patient and physician customer service. And other duties as assigned. 

Experience and Skills:


¨      Greets Callers: Effectively checks in patient by:  Greeting upon arrival, verifying benefit coverage, verifying and enter referral, verifying and update FSC and demographic information, sending messages       through our EMR, generating lab/procedure order, pharmacy provider, obtaining complete medical history and HIPAA forms.

¨      Patient scheduling process: Effectively scheduling patients directly through patients and from the hospital.

¨      Telephone Processes: Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and follow all policies and metrics given by management. 

¨      Messages: Be able to take accurate information in NextGen.

¨      Verify insurance and update as needed:  Accurately enter patient insurance.

¨      Office Administration: Accurately generates no show and missed appointment letters, dictation; sorts and distributes mail and faxes; sources translation services

¨      Patient satisfaction: Meets patient and physician expectations

¨      Work with Providers need appointments: Effectively checks out patient by: scheduling return appointments & procedures, collecting and posting co-pay and self-pay balance, coding accurately and completing encounter forms.

¨      Telephone support: Answers, screens & directs incoming calls and answers basic patient related questions and/ or problems.

¨      Billing and HIPAA regulatory compliance: Complies with letter and spirit of Billing and HIPAA regulations



¨      High School diploma or equivalent plus 1 –2 years’ work experience in a medical setting

¨      Effective interpersonal and communication skills required

¨      Excellent telephone etiquette

¨      Knowledge of medical terminology preferred /skills using medical billing system preferred

¨      Typing skills of 25 words per minute with 90% accuracy

¨      Ability to prioritize and multi-task


Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Successful candidates must submit documentation verifying employment eligibility and identity and successfully pass a drug test to be employed by University Clinical Health. External candidates apply online at University Clinical Health is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resource Department at 901-866-8100 or fax 901-302-2008.