Front Desk Associate

Job ID
2024-5773
Job Locations
US-GA-Valdosta
Category
Administrative Support Staff
Type
Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

We are actively recruiting for an open position of Front Desk Associate - Full Time, at our Affiliate, South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners located in Tifton, GA.

 


Under the direct supervision of the Office Coordinator, the Front Desk Associate will support an ophthalmic practice that focuses on providing quality and compassionate care to each patient needing complete eye care services.

Position Summary

The Front Desk Associate provides exceptional patient service, both in person and over the phone. This position interviews patients and/or their representatives to obtain complete and accurate demographic, financial and insurance information, required for billing and collecting patient accounts. The Front Office Associate performs a variety of clerical and patient service duties necessary to maintain efficient flow of operations in the medical office. The Front Office Associate may answer multiple phone lines, schedule appointments, assist in processing medical records requests, enter patient demographic and insurance information, and accept patient payments.

Responsibilities

• Displays high level of professionalism and gives superb customer service

• Obtains and reviews patient demographic and insurance information for accuracy

• Verifies insurance and collects copays, co-insurance, and outstanding balances

• Ensures all patient intake forms are signed and complete

• Answers patient communication pathways including multiple phone lines, Solution Reach Conversations Messaging Portal, and email/fax

• Schedules appointments

• Processes medical record requests per policies and procedures

• Coordinates with Clinical Staff to ensure optimal patient experience

Qualifications

Education:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent Certificate

 

Required Skills:

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a medical office/health care setting

• Minimum 2 years of health care insurance experience

• Strong computer knowledge and skills with a minimum typing speed of 30 WPM

• Strong desire to assist others and provide excellent customer service

• Must be highly dependable and organized

• Outstanding interpersonal skills

• An impeccably clean, polished, professional image

• The ability to learn quickly, retain training, problem solve and think independently

 

Preferred Skills:

• Understanding of medical terminology

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k w/ Match
  • HSA/FSA
  • Telemedicine
  • Generous PTO Package

We also offer the following benefits for FREE:

  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Life/AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

EyeSouth Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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