You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of Barnabas Health , has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
Responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the department in compliance with departmental rules and regulations. Some duties include answering a high volume of incoming calls promptly, transferring calls to staff as needed. Schedule and coordinate patient appointments, tests, and procedures by entering pertinent patient information into the patient scheduling system. Obtain insurance pre-certification prior to tests and procedures. Contact patients and/or physician offices to gather necessary information such as referrals or to reschedule appointments. Assist with entering the billing charges to the billing system as needed. Able to function independently with minimal direction from supervisor. Promote a positive and healthy workplace environment. Follow HIPAA Compliance at all times. Performs other duties as assigned.
High School/ Vocational High School Graduate or possession of an approved High School Equivalency Certificate required. Bachelor Degree Preferred.
Familiarity of Medical terminology preferred
Thorough knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment and ability to perform confidential and complex clerical tasks
Proficient in Microsoft Suite
Demonstrates the ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Experience working with urban populations of multiple ethnic and cultural backgrounds
Good oral and written communication skills
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.