Receptionist

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Wenatchee Valley Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours:

Job Description
THIS IS A POOL POSITION – NO GUARANTEE OF SCHEDULED HOURS
Position Summary:
  • Courteously and professionally greets, instructs, directs and schedules patients and visitors. Serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff. Provides outstanding customer service in all interactions.
Essential Functions:
  • Essential Functions:
    • Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous manner, prepares patient information for the visit. Coordinates with providers and support staff for efficient patient flow.
    • Schedules, cancels and reschedules appointments. Utilizes the waitlist for patients requesting an earlier appointment, and for filling provider openings.
    • Answers telephone, and provides outstanding customer service for every encounter.
    • Operates general office equipment.
    • Verifies accurate billing, demographic, and insurance information at every encounter. Accurately codes new insurance using available resources.
    • Obtains or initiates required waivers for non-covered services. Confirms referral has been obtained when required. Contacts referring office as needed.
    • Collects co-pays and payments on accounts and provides receipts. Explains co-pay and time of service policy to patients, collects patient balance owing on account when appropriate.
    • Ability to balance a cash drawer and perform elementary math functions (addition/subtraction).
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
Qualifications:
  • Required:
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing
    • Typing skills at least 35 wpm
    • Basic computer skills
  • Desired:
    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • One-year work experience in medical office setting
    • Medical terminology desirable
Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.

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