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Receptionist/Scheduler - Primary Care 292 LRR (22-22-056)

Company: The Stamford Hospital
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Stamford Health is committed to preventing the spread of infectious diseases and cares about your health and the health of our employees. To that end, if you are invited to interview in one of our offices/campuses, and you or a member of your family and/or significant other is experiencing symptoms (i.e. fever, coughing or other respiratory symptoms), or you simply don't feel well, please inform the HR Representative immediately so we may schedule your interview for a later date. When arriving on our campus or site whether for an interview or to begin your employment with us, please note it is imperative you abide by CT State Guidelines on Travel Advisory which can be found here https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Travel. Please schedule accordingly and update your HR Representative immediately to make any necessary arrangements/adjustments to scheduling. About Stamford Health Stamford Health is a non-profit independent healthcare system with more than 3,500 employees committed to compassionately caring for the community and offering a wide-range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families can rely on comprehensive person-centered care through the system's 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 30 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation. Stamford Health is also a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dedicated to being the community's most trusted healthcare partner, Stamford Health puts patients first to build long-lasting relationships. For more information, visit StamfordHealth.org. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, YouTube, and Linked In. The Receptionist/Scheduler will provide the full scope of reception and administrative office support services to the practice. Several opportunities are available. Full Time - Monday-Friday - 8:30am-5pm * Greets and directs visitors/patients courteously and professionally. * Obtains, verifies and/or updates patient demographic information. * Collects co-pay and copy of the patient's insurance identification card. * Assists with answering and screening calls and the triaging process of all incoming telephone calls for urgent information or services. Schedules appointments and records and forwards messages as required. * Responds to requests for routine information or assistance within scope of knowledge and authority and refers visitors to appropriate staff members as necessary. * Maintains strong current knowledge of policies and operating procedures. * Initiates calls as requested by Physician, Office Manager or other professional staff. * Responsible for opening/closing office duties as needed. * Photocopying, faxing, and distributing documents as required and in a timely manner. * Maintains order of document processing area /supply closets, notifying Office Manager of the need to order supplies, ensuring all supplies are distributed upon receipt and kept in their designated areas. Required Skills Required Skills: * High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three years of related front office experience required. * Demonstrated strong interpersonal, organizational skills. * Effective communication skills, both verbal and written English proficiency required * Ability to function independently with minimal supervision within the scope of knowledge and authority of the position. * Computer skills required (MS Office Word and Excel). * Solid phone/customer service skills. * Knowledge of office equipment operation (hospital computer system, telephone system, fax machine, copy machine, etc.). * Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. * Ability to perform complex administrative tasks. * Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and at times hectic environment. * Careful attention to detail. * Ability to work both in a team and independently. * Ability to demonstrate professionalism.

Keywords: The Stamford Hospital, Stamford , Receptionist/Scheduler - Primary Care 292 LRR (22-22-056), Administration, Clerical , Stamford, Connecticut

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