Medical/Dental Receptionist

Peninsula Community Health Services View Company Profile

The Medical/Dental Receptionist is responsible for assisting the medical/dental department in the proper management of patient flow, including answer calls, scheduling appointments and assisting patients. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Greet and welcome patients as soon as they arrive and assist with any service issues Register and check in patients and alert care team of their arrival Create and update patient demographic and other administrative information, color code charts as appropriate Collect copay, coinsurance, or patient balances and provide receipts Ensure reception area and clinic is tidy and presentable throughout the day Coordinate patient flow, keeping patients informed of expected wait times as necessary Responsible for scheduling all appointments, confirming next dayxe2x80x99s appointments and rescheduling as needed Familiar with using electronic health record (Ex. Athena and NextGen) Other duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no direct reports. Qualifications One (1) year customer service experience (preferred) Benefits and Compensation PCHS offers a wide variety of benefits through a customizable cafeteria plan. In addition to receiving employer-paid basic life and long-term disability insurance, eligible employees can choose between several employer-subsidized health insurance plans and YMCA and Costco memberships. PCHS also offers a 403(b)-retirement plan, pet insurance, and legal and long-term care plans, among others. For pay equity purposes, PCHS calculates salaries based on a wage scale that incorporates a standardized approach to compensation. Accordingly, PCHS does not engage in salary negotiations for non-provider staff. Starting Range: $16.40 – $19.01 /hour DOE Skills Must have excellent communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team; to receive and respond well to feedback. Possess strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills; time-management and organizational skills, including being punctual, responsive, and efficient. Perform job with professionalism and good judgment. Work Environment and Physical Demands With multiple locations and settings, PCHSxe2x80x99 work environment and physical demands vary greatly depending on the employeexe2x80x99s role. Essential job functions include the following: The employee is required to talk, hear, see, smell, sit and stand. The employee is frequently required to move around the facility; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employees may be exposed to mechanical parts and moderate noise levels. Reasonable accommodations may be available to individuals with disabilities to perform their essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Peninsula Community Health Services is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not exclude persons from employment or application for employment from receipt of or participation in programs, activities, services on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, military status, marital status, religion, the presence of a physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. COVID-19 Vaccination PCHS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding. Make a Difference with PCHS Join Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) in making a difference in people’s lives and the surrounding community every day. PCHS exemplifies a culture of community service that is Patient Driven, Empathetic, and Staff Empowered. We are, a Federally Qualified Health Center supporting access to healthcare services (medical, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health) for Kitsap County, Mason County, and Rural Pierce County. Our Mission PCHS exemplifies a culture of community service. Our patients come from all walks of life. PCHS services are available to our patients without regard for ability to pay. Our Vision PCHS strives to eliminate healthcare disparities in our community. We have medical and dental clinics located throughout Kitsap and Mason and rural Pierce County and a dedicated team working together to create a care plan thatxe2x80x99s right for you. We also bring that care directly to our patients who canxe2x80x99t easily make it into our traditional clinics through our mobile clinics, school-based health centers, and by partnering with our community service agencies to deliver care on their premises. Our Guiding Principle Here at PCHS, our guiding principle is to see and value every person. We believe all patients have the right to be treated with respect and dignity with an acknowledgment that this includes their cultural, social, spiritual, and personal values and beliefs. Our Core Values Every member of PCHS stands by our Core Values: Patient driven. Empathetic. Staff Empowered. We are an employer of choice because we offer: Full comprehensive benefits including, health, life, disability, 403(b), CME allowance (specified positions), and morexe2x80xa6 Wellness benefits School loan repayment potential (providers only) Four- or five-day work weeks and flexible schedulexe2x80x94allows plenty of time for work/life balance (clinical staff only) Mission-drivenxe2x80x94be a part of a group that truly cares about their community and has the goal to give

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