ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: Surgery/Vascular Division Job Title: TH STAFF ASSISTANT II
Professional  Rank: SL-1 Descriptive Title: REGISTRAR
Salary Range: $34,276.00-$72,363.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 53347
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 8:00AM - 4:00PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5
Brief Description of Duties:
Schedule appointments for incoming and outpatient procedures referred to the vascular lab. Register patients to hospital based system before office visit; obtain authorization from insurance companies for procedures prior to patients scheduled appointments. Confirm patient appointments, set up charts for new patients, pull patients charts for physicians/technicians. Maintain and coordinate patient files/charts, lab request, lab work reports, insurance claim forms. Manage patient flow during office hours, collect co-payments. Handle high volume phone calls and refer to requested areas. Order supplies for lab areas as needed. Provide lab reports to patients for procedures performed by vascular technicians. First form of contact between vascular division and corresponding departments within facility as well as external. Pick up and distribute mail to physician and technicians. Serve as liaison between patient and billing office. Duties and Responsibilities are not limited to the above.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: Minimum of 2-5 years administrative experience in a healthcare setting. Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word,Powerpoint,and Outlook), Knowledge of insurance billing, Knowledge of Athena Net System, Eagle and Health Bridge. Execellent interpersonal and communication skills. PREFERRED: Associate degree; Medical Billing and Coding certificate; Medical Assistant certificate.
Posting ID: 14831 Ref #: B/PR-53347-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH STAFF ASSISTANT II ), Line( 53347 ) and PostingID( 14831 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.