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Ambulatory Care Clerk

New York, Statenisland, 10301 Statenisland USA

Req Number 113069Job DescriptionPerforms registration, scheduling, medical record preparation and related clerical duties in support of the ambulatory patient care setting.Job Responsibility

Greets and directs visitors to appropriate locations while maintaining patient confidentiality.

Interviews patient or representative to obtain required demographic and insurance coverage data. Instructs patient/guardian of documentation required for visit.

Secures patient/guardian signatures on required forms as per department policies and procedures. Ensures all information is complete and accurate.

Enters information obtained into department computer system. Acknowledges patient visit in computer to close out encounter.

Verifies insurance coverage by telephone and/or electronically.

Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals by identifying every patient by full name and date of birth.

Makes patient appointments in accordance with criteria established by individual providers. Requests related patient test results from appropriate locations, as requested. Contacts patients to cancel and reschedule appointments, as required.

Performs appointment follow-up and reschedules patients, as required. Documents activity in on patients medical record.

Creates or obtains medical records for scheduled patient appointments. Prepares medical records by reviewing for demographic sheets, consents, test results, consult reports and inserting progress notes, etc. Identifies missing information and notifies attending physician if unable to obtain.

Screens and transfers telephone calls, answers questions, records and relays messages appropriately.

Validates visitor parking and issues Metro cards, as required.

Gathers patient medical records for peer review or other quality control projects, as required. Obtains patient medical records from storage location medical records, as required.

Reports complaints, hazardous conditions and equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel in accordance with policies and procedures.

Compiles and calculates various statistics and quality control information, as required.

Performs related clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, etc.

Performs related duties as required.

ADA Essential FunctionsJob Qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

Must pass Site training program within the normal probationary period.

Minimum of six (6) months prior related clerical experience, required.

Working knowledge of computer applications, required.

Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbally and in writing).

Additional Salary DetailThe salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).The salary range for this position is $22.54-$24.81/hourIt is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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