Clinic Coordinator/Medical Assistant - UT Physicians Orthopedic Surgery (Pearland)
West Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 200000GK
UTHealth - UT Physicians Orthopedic Surgery Clinic in Pearland (Pearland Medical Plaza @ 10905 Memorial Hermann Drive) is hiring a Clinic Coordinator to join their team of professionals.
Provides trained paramedical support in administering health care services and a variety of advanced and complex clerical tasks to support clinic functions.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Makes medium to complex administrative decisions requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of regulations, policies, and procedures.
Conducts the initial screening of occupational medicine patients which involves audiometric testing, keystone machine eye testing, electrocardiogram testing, vital signs, height and weight, spyrometer testing, and preparation of reporting forms.
Assists physicians with examinations.
Oversees maintenance of office records such as patients, billings, personnel, purchases, and inventory to ensure compliance with UTHSC-H's human resources and financial management policies and procedures.
Directs the patient to the examination room.
Schedules patient appointments and tests.
Orders and stocks needed clinic supplies. Maintains and schedules repair of diagnostic testing equipment.
Responds to emergency situations.
Assists with data entry and processing for the financial and/or human resources systems.
Codes and processes forms and documents using standard policies and procedures.
Establishes and maintains filing systems.
Routes incoming mail, answer correspondence not requiring supervisor’s attention.
Answers multi-line phones and greet/direct visitors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Use and care of standard clinic equipment required.
Medical Coding Certification preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Five years of office experience (including two years in a healthcare setting).
Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery office experience preferred.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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