Clinical Receptionist Yale Health

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Clinical Receptionist Yale Health Yale Health – Central Reception 87295BR University Job Title Clinical Receptionist 2 Bargaining Unit L34 – Local 34 (Yale Union Group) Time Type Full time Duration Type Regular Compensation Grade Labor Grade C Wage Ranges Click here to see our Wage Ranges Searchable Job Family University Health Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5 Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard) Full-time; 37.50 hours per week. Flexible schedule, generally, M-F, 8:30A xe2x80x93 5:00P. Schedule may vary based on seasonal and peak-demand periods. Occasional early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays/recess periods may also be required. Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) Work Location Central Campus Worksite Address 55 Lock Street New Haven, CT 06511 Work Model On-site Position Focus: As a member of the Clinical Reception Team, provide seamless, coordinated and compassionate care at every patient encounter at Yale Health Center. Position may provide support to multiple clinical areas based on operational need. Additional responsibilities include: Answer phones, greet patients and visitors and schedule appointments. Serve as a source of information to patients on policies, procedures and office activities. Monitor daily appointment access in order to ensure that appointments are scheduled in accordance with section guidelines. Make adjustments as necessary. Initiate and direct reception staff in rescheduling activities and assist in that process as necessary. Schedule appointments in the Epic clinical system. Arrive patients for appointments and assist patients walking in with appointments, questions, and forms. Monitor and assist in the support of timely completion of all reception tasking, both through Epic and via My Chart requests and messages. Collaborate with management and clinical leadership around best practices and workflow. Provide assistance with complex patient scheduling needs, and coordinate follow up appointments as necessary. Gather, compile and record data. Create reports and summarize findings. Please note: the below essential duties are generic in nature; please refer to the above for what the job will entail. Essential Duties 1. Answers telephone calls and assess urgency of call. Provides assistance or directs caller to appropriate person, contacting physician/nurse directly for urgent needs. Provides assistance to other receptionists in screening patient calls. 2. Provides specialized information related to section, policies, procedures, insurance and services. Assists patients with the completion of forms. 3. Builds monthly provider master schedules and clinic calendars from established sources and verifies provider sessions worked. Modifies master schedules to accommodate time off, extra patients, hospital emergencies, etc. Creates patient bump lists as necessary due to last minute provider call outs. 4. Schedules patient appointments and resolves scheduling conflicts. Notifies patients of changes/cancellations and prioritizes urgency of appointments for rescheduling. May schedule patients into clinical research studies. 5. Receives patients and visitors. Secures names and needs and directs accordingly. Updates patient information and verifies insurance information, level of services and tracks referrals when necessary. Initiates billing process by completing patient encounter forms and accepts and processes fee for service payments. 6. Books diagnostic tests and specialized appointments for patients at hospitals and other medical facilities and ensures patients are provided with necessary paperwork and specialized instructions for procedures. 7. Schedules surgical procedures for patients. Coordinates available dates for surgery and scheduling of pre and post operative exams and lab work. Obtains and distributes necessary paperwork and maintains system to track completion. Coordinates surgery schedule changes as necessary. 8. Schedules and coordinates departmental meetings, classes, clinics, conferences, etc. 9. Utilizes computer input and retrieve data. Merges and manipulates data to generates complex reports. Compiles and maintains clinical and patient statistical data and produces summaries and reports. 10. Keyboards correspondence, clinical information, reports, publicity material, educational handouts etc. Composes general written material. 11. Obtains patient charts, medical records and lab reports and verifies for completeness. 12. Sorts, screens and distributes incoming mail. Prioritizes and ensures completion of medical forms by clinical staff. Coordinates interdepartmental communication including distribution of medical records and reports. 13. Establishes and maintains filing systems. 14. Maintains inventory of office supplies and educational material. 15. May oversee and instruct support staff. Ensures adequate coverage of reception desk. 16. Performs additional functions incidental to office activities. Required Education and Experience Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Required Skill/Ability 1: Outstanding interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, as attested by references, with the ability to work with all levels of staff in order to satisfy patient inquiries. Ability to work effectively and respectfully with a diverse population. Required Skill/Ability 2: Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to utilize sound independent judgment to troubleshoot and resolve patient issues. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Flexibility and willingness to move between multiple clinical areas. Required Skill/Ability 3: Proven active listening skills to accurate assess and direct callers to the appropriate resources. Well-developed written communication skills, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and proofreading in order to take and relay accurate and complete messages. Required Skill/Ability 4: Demonstrated ability to handle heavy phone volume. Ability to multi-task and meet performance standards in a fast paced, stressful environment. Ability to schedule in an electronic medical record, such as Epic. Required Skill/Ability 5: Proven record of exemplary attendance, punctuality and reliability as attested to by references. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Proficiency in Epic. Prior experience in a medical/clinical setting schedule appointments. Drug Screen No Health Screening No Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit “Learn about background checks” under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It’s Your Yale website. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here: Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. EEO Statement: University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yalexe2x80x99s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individualxe2x80x99s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran. Inquiries concerning Yalexe2x80x99s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA). Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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