Medical/Behavioral Health Receptionist

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Benefits/PerksCompetitive CompensationCareer AdvancementRewarding workJob SummaryRoots Mental Wellness provides comprehensive, patient-centered behavioral health care to adults and adolescents We are seeking a Medical Front Office Receptionist to join our team. In this role, you will schedule patient appointments, collect patient information, process patient insurance and admissions, and be responsible for the general organization and scheduling of patient appointments and records. The ideal candidate is highly organized with excellent attention to detail, and do well with multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.ResponsibilitiesGreeting patients and making them feel comfortable and welcome at the practiceScheduling patient appointments for behavioral health services, including psychiatry, TMS therapy and KetamineAnswering phones and responding to patient inquiries regarding services via phone and emailCollecting patient information and pre-appointment documentation from patientConducting insurance verification and review benefits with patients, including patient responsibility Conducting pre-authorizations for services with insurance carriersMaintaining updated medical records, including all patient demographics, appointments, follow-ups and paymentWorking with the billing team to fulfill any requests and requirements for billing and paymentsRequesting prescriptions and refills with pharmacies when necessaryRelaying messages to providers in a timely manner, faxing, and other office tasksOther administrative and clerical duties as assignedQualificationsPrevious experience as a Medical Receptionist, Office Manager or Front/Back Office AssistantKnowledge of medical terminology and administrative processesUnderstanding of insurance verification of benefits (VOB) and explanation of benefits (EOB)Firm grasp of Electronic Health Records systems, information management programs, Google Calendar, Microsoft Office, and other computer programsExcellent organizational skills and attention to detailStrong interpersonal and verbal communication skillsA medical receptionist is a crucial member of a behavioral health practice. This role requires a unique blend of administrative skills and empathy, as the receptionist is often the first point of contact for individuals seeking help with their psychological well-being. In this position, the medical receptionist plays a vital role in creating a safe and supportive environment for patients and their families.As a medical receptionist in a behavioral health practice, your primary responsibilities will include greeting and checking in patients, scheduling appointments, managing phone calls, processing paperwork, and maintaining patient records. These tasks ensure the smooth operation of the practice and allow clinicians to focus on providing quality care.Beyond the administrative duties, a medical receptionist in a behavioral health practice must possess a deep understanding of the sensitive nature of mental health issues. Patients may feel vulnerable and anxious when seeking help, and it is the receptionist’s responsibility to approach each interaction with empathy and compassion. This includes providing emotional support, actively listening, and demonstrating the utmost respect for patient confidentiality.If you are seeking an administrative position where you can make a difference in the lives of people seeking behavioral health support, this could be the role for you.

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