May 08, 2024

Medical Secretary I

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Medford, MA, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Atrius Health

Atrius Health, an innovative healthcare leader, delivers an effective system of connected care for more than 690,000 adult and pediatric patients at 30 medical practice locations in eastern Massachusetts. Atrius Health's 645 physicians and primary care providers, along with 420 additional clinicians, work in close collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities. Our vision is to transform care to improve lives. Atrius Health provides high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated, cost effective care to every patient we serve. By establishing a solid foundation of shared decision making, understanding and trust with each of its patients, Atrius Health enhances their health and enriches their lives. Atrius Health is part of Optum, a health services company focused on building the leading value-based care system in the country.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, provides support within a clinical department with primary responsibility for answering phones, scheduling and managing appointments including appropriate follow-up appointments, and conducting outreach calls on behalf of the clinician. Delivers excellent customer service and strengthens the patient/clinician relationship. Works to improve clinical operations through coordination of contact between team clinicians, patients and referrals outside the unit.

EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Associate's degree in medical assisting or graduate of certification in medical office administration program preferred.

A bachelor's or other non-clinical degree combined with an interest in healthcare and excellent problem-solving, multi-tasking, technology-literate skill sets can at times be substituted for medical office administration program certification or work experience.

EXPERIENCE

Experience typically acquired though one year of experience in a clinical or customer service setting as determined by the department (bachelor's degree may be substituted for experience). Computer experience required with the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs. Electronic medical record (EMR) experience and/or aptitude to master the EMR based on other technology experience required.

SKILLS

Able to communicate in a professional and appropriate manner. Strong interpersonal, customer service, time management, and organizational skills required.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Excellent benefits Include:

* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,

* Generous Paid Time Off

* 10 paid holidays,

* Paid professional development,

* Competitive health and welfare benefit package.

Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state

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