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Medical Administrative Assistant

People's Health Centers | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

 About Us:

Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers (PHC), founded in 1972, has been at the forefront of providing quality health care to the St. Louis metropolitan area for over 40 years. The mission of PHC is to provide comprehensive primary health care, such as pediatrics, internal medicine, OB/GYN, dental, mammography, behavioral health, pharmacy, radiology, podiatry and laboratory services, to meet the health needs of the entire community. PHC is committed to serving the impoverished, uninsured populations in St. Louis and St Louis County communities. With three (3) conveniently located health centers, and a friendly welcoming staff, PHC aspires to serve all the health care and wellness needs of the entire family.

Position Summary:
This exciting position requires the use of procedures, guidelines and protocols of secretarial and clerical duties which include: typing, data entry, mail sorting, filing, faxing, telephone message, errands and more technical department documents.  The Department is a busy professional environment.  The position requires a medical background, follow–through approach and excellent problem solving skills. The individual in this position must be poised and mature with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of this and other institutions.

Job Dutes:
 

  •  Performs the daily clerical and administrative tasks necessary to maintaining an efficient office which serves patients, staff, and providers.

  •  Develops and maintains office systems.

  • Works as a team member with all other staff in the Department to ensure smooth operations and adequate   communication of all related calls, faxes, and task.

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.

  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

   

 Requirements:

  

  • High school Diploma or equivalent required and /or

  • Associates degree in related field preferred

  • Medical Assisting Certification preferred

  • Knowledgeable of medical terminology required  

  • 2-3 years of experience in clerical role