Front Desk Administration - Columbine Behavioral Healthcare
Axis Health System
Front Desk Administration - Columbine Behavioral Healthcare - Full Time or Part Time, Durango, CO
This job qualifies for a $500 one-time sign on bonus
Axis Health System is a private, nonprofit healthcare organization established in 1960, providing healthcare to residents of Montezuma, La Plata, Archuleta, Dolores, and San Juan counties. Axis Health System provides the care people need when they need it.
If you are a dedicated professional who aspires to be part of an innovative culture and is interested in mission-driven healthcare, Axis Health System is a great fit for you.
Company Name: Axis Health System
Title of Position: Front Desk Services Specialist
Internal Job Code: RCPT-I
Position Type: Full Time or Part Time - 2 open positions
$16.43 - $17.36 per hour based on experience, education, certification and locale
Eligibility for Bonuses: Sign-on Bonus $500.00
Public Health Emergency Leave
Location: Columbine Behavioral Healthcare
Description of Responsibilities:
Receptionist is responsible for all incoming phone calls and initial patient contact at Axis office location. In addition, the position requires scheduling, enrollment packet and paperwork completion, insurance verification, patient chart updates and billing and patient fee collection responsibilities, while providing a high level of patient care in a fast-paced office environment. Hours are a standard 40 hour work week, Monday-Friday between 7:45 am – 7 pm, and may vary depending on location needs.
Supervisory responsibilities: No
Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop. Must have ability to sit for longer periods at a computer. Employee must be able to travel between AHS locations. Possible potential exposure to communicable disease. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. AHS may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel required: Yes
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum Certifications: N/A
Minimum Experience: N/A
Preferred Education and Experience:
Minimum Certifications: N/A
Minimum Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience in a health care setting
Must be knowledgeable regarding patient health information and HIPAA compliance.
Must be organized and demonstrate the ability to follow guidelines.
Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed.
Must demonstrate the ability to follow the organization’s confidentiality and security rules.
Pleasant, professional telephone manner and the ability to manage a multi-line phone system.
General understanding of 3rd party payors and medical insurance regulations.
Working knowledge of, and/or ability to learn, sophisticated patient scheduling system(s).
Knowledge of basic mathematics, bookkeeping, and/or accounting sufficient to accurately perform financial transactions as required by the position.
Ability to interact with people, including staff, patients, and outside agencies in a professional, friendly manner.
Ability to be helpful and sensitive to the needs of all employees, while concurrently respecting corporate policies, procedures and priorities.
Willingness to interact with a diverse patient population, with appreciation for the unique nature of the services provided by the organization.
Ability to organize and prioritize work with minimal supervision.
Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes-hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
Ability to concentrate in sometimes hectic and stressful settings.
Ability to read and understand written materials.
Attention to detail.
Must be able to work beyond normally scheduled hours on occasion.
Must regard work as confidential and understand and comply with all HIPAA regulations.
Working knowledge of Windows based computer applications to include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Internet Access.
Ability to operate standard office equipment including calculator, copy machine, fax and multi-line telephone.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.
Must have current driver’s license, ability to travel within the service area, ability to be commercially insured and maintain a driving record that allows insurability with AHS’ commercial insurance agency.
Occasional travel required.
Ability to take on additional duties when necessary.
Additional eligibility requirements:
Annual Flu immunization
Annual TB screening
CPI training within 90 days of hire
BLS certification required within 90 days of hire
How to Apply: https://axishealthsystem.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=525
Closing Date: Open until filled
For information on Axis Health System and our company culture, visit our website at: www.axishealthsystem.org
*Axis Health System follows COVID-19 safety and cleaning protocols recommended by the CDC and San Juan Department of Health*
Axis Health System is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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