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Clinical Administrative Assistant

Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers Wellstar • Marietta, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-6056

Facility: Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers Wellstar

Job Summary:

Functions under the direction of the Manager or Supervisor and may support multiple department leaders. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative duties and functions requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. He/she assists the business functions of the Departments including maintenance of stats, data collection and analysis. The Clinical Administrative Assistant is able to independently perform job functions and maintain information of a confidential nature. Critical to success in this role are: Attention to detail Exceptional organizational skills Ability to maintain confidentiality Team-player Ability to multi-task Ability to functional effectively in a fast-paced environment

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Provide specialized administrative support for Physicians, APPs, and clinical staff - Maintaining the physician’s patient schedules and meetings, keeping physicians on track, and providing reminders about upcoming events and or barriers - Request and send patient medical records and follow up on requests. - Scan all required records into the EMR. - Assist APP and clinical staff with appropriate requests to maintain patient flow through the clinic. - Responsible for routing telephone calls from patients, physicians, or other healthcare providers/facilities appropriately. - Reviews and assist with orders in EPIC/BEACON and assist with obtaining any required information for the provider. - Submit and follow up on tissue testing to outside sources. - Preparing the patient schedule for the providers for the next day. - Skill in taking and transcribing dictation and in the operation of office equipment. - Must demonstrate and maintain patient confidentiality. - Ability to translate and maintain skills to read medical orders. - Other duties as assigned. Support Department activities - Create and maintain spreadsheets for tracking various department data, information, requests and supplies. - Manages various documents and handles confidential matters in accordance with policies and procedures. - Participates in department meetings, committees and events. - Compile financial, statistical data and reports as assigned. - Reviews and monitors all Clinical Administrative Assistant order transcription, reminder screens, scanning, missing diagnostic and pathology reports. - Provide training of AA duties, medical records requests. - Coordinate inbound/outbound specimens, authorization and referral WQ management. - Sorting and distributing daily mail. - Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:

High school graduate or equivalent Required or equivalent Required and Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:

Minimum 3 years front office and and/or hospital experience Required or Office coordinator supporting a Physician’s office Preferred

Required Minimum Skills:

Effective communication skills including telephone, verbal communication, email and written. Effective interpersonal relationships skills. Calendar management, strong organization and coordination skills. Skill in computer applications. Skill in gathering and reporting information. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and set priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to work under pressure, communicate and present information. Ability to read, interpret, and apply hospital and department policies and procedures. Ability to identify problems, organize and analyze information. Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities. Working knowledge of basic Medical Terminology.

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