Clinic Receptionist – Dakota Ridge Family Medicine

Boulder Community Health
Published
September 21, 2022
Location
Boulder, CO
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Job Type

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Full Time, Weekdays. 40 hours/week. Pay Range is between $17.00-$25.02/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience. #+$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts.# Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News # World #Best Hospitals for Maternity Care#, 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people#s lives and positively contribute to the community. POSITION SUMMARY Under general supervision, greets, instructs, directs and schedules patients and visitors.# Serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff.# This position requires demonstrated competency to care for patients of specific ages as defined in the department#s scope of service and in specific department competency assessments. Boulder Community Hospital (BCH) Primary Care Physician Clinics are guided by the philosophy of the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The medical home organizes care around patients, while engaging a multidisciplinary Care Team working proactively to coordinate and track care for each individual patient.# JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education or Formal Training High School graduate or GED preferred Knowledge, Skill and Ability Knowledge of medical terminology Knowledge of office procedures Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type patient information Knowledge of Joint Commission regulations and Corporate Compliance program and regulations Skill in operating a computer, fax and photocopying machine Ability to speak clearly and concisely Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetical or numeric system Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, physicians and the public Ability to keep patient information confidential Experience Prefer one-year reception experience. At least six months coding experience preferred Word processing and computer experience preferred ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner. Checks in patients; verifies and updates necessary information in the medical record and into computer.# Checks out patients. Collects payments from patients. Assists patients with questions about their accounts. Schedules patient appointments in the HER, following office scheduling policies. Maintains lobby in neat and orderly manner. Answers phone, screens calls, takes messages and provides information. Correctly distributes faxes through electronic fax system. Screen visitors and responds to routine requests for information. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES Work is performed in reception area or phone room.# Involves frequent contact with patients.# Work may be stressful at times.# Interaction with others is constant and interrupted.## Contact involves dealing with sick people. Physical Activities May require sitting for long periods of time. Stooping, bending, and stretching for files and supplies. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 lbs. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate keyboard, type 45 wpm, operate a calculator, telephone, copier, and other office equipment as necessary. Vision must be 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. It is necessary to view and type on computer screens for long periods and to work in an environment which can be very stressful. About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities # Discounts, and many more!# EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

Full Time, Weekdays. 40 hours/week.

Pay Range is between $17.00-$25.02/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience. +$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts.

Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under general supervision, greets, instructs, directs and schedules patients and visitors. Serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff. This position requires demonstrated competency to care for patients of specific ages as defined in the department's scope of service and in specific department competency assessments.

Boulder Community Hospital (BCH) Primary Care Physician Clinics are guided by the philosophy of the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The medical home organizes care around patients, while engaging a multidisciplinary Care Team working proactively to coordinate and track care for each individual patient.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education or Formal Training

High School graduate or GED preferred

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

* Knowledge of medical terminology
* Knowledge of office procedures
* Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type patient information
* Knowledge of Joint Commission regulations and Corporate Compliance program and regulations
* Skill in operating a computer, fax and photocopying machine
* Ability to speak clearly and concisely
* Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction
* Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetical or numeric system
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, physicians and the public
* Ability to keep patient information confidential

Experience

* Prefer one-year reception experience.
* At least six months coding experience preferred
* Word processing and computer experience preferred

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner.
* Checks in patients; verifies and updates necessary information in the medical record and into computer. Checks out patients.
* Collects payments from patients.
* Assists patients with questions about their accounts.
* Schedules patient appointments in the HER, following office scheduling policies.
* Maintains lobby in neat and orderly manner.
* Answers phone, screens calls, takes messages and provides information.
* Correctly distributes faxes through electronic fax system.
* Screen visitors and responds to routine requests for information.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

Work is performed in reception area or phone room. Involves frequent contact with patients. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interrupted. Contact involves dealing with sick people.

Physical Activities

* May require sitting for long periods of time.
* Stooping, bending, and stretching for files and supplies.
* Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 lbs.
* Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate keyboard, type 45 wpm, operate a calculator, telephone, copier, and other office equipment as necessary.
* Vision must be 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts.
* It is necessary to view and type on computer screens for long periods and to work in an environment which can be very stressful.

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

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