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Clinic Staff Assistant I

Medical Administrative Support Specialist | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Clinic Staff Assistant I
Work Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary/Description
This job directly interacts with patients on the phone and/or face-to-face to support the front office operations of the outpatient clinics; works under close supervision to learn and demonstrate proficiency in a minimum of one (1) clinical front office operation within 6 months as well as other duties; and, maintains a patient centered attitude at all times, demonstrating compassion and empathy for patients and their families. The job offers a career ladder based on progressive responsibilities and performance.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Learns and demonstrates proficiency in a minimum of one (1) of the following clinical front office operations:
o Patient Registration and Scheduling
o Patient Access Call Center
o Patient Arrival & Admitting
o Patient Financial Services/Collections
o Patient After Visit Scheduling
o Medical Insurance Verification
o Internal & External Referrals Management
o Procedure Precertification & Authorization
• Learns and maintains up-to-date knowledge of the EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system, front office clinical workflows and policies and procedures.
• Delivers superior customer service, representing UT Southwestern in a positive and professional manner to patients, colleagues and the community.
• Builds rapport and communication with internal and external team members to ensure best outcomes for the patient in a comprehensive clinical care model.
• Maintains patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA and UT Southwestern policy.
• Maintains neatness of customer waiting area; keeps area stocked with pamphlets and other materials as appropriate.
• Ensures adequate inventory of items necessary for day-to-day functions of clinic, such as office supplies and patient forms.
• Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or related experience preferred but not required.
• Required experience with requesting medical records for incoming patients
• Work requires data entry skills.
• Work requires excellent telephone etiquette.
• Work requires ability to work with confidential information on daily basis.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.