CCH Job Opportunities

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Candler County Hospital, P.O. Box 597, 400 Cedar Street, Metter, GA 30439
Fax: 912-685-3905 Email: kanthony@candlercountyhospital.com


QUALIFIED CANDIDATES’ APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE APPROPRIATE MANAGER. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE POSTED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Front Office Specialist (Rn)

Job Type
Fulltime
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Metter GA
Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of this job description include but are not limited to:

  • To make and review appointments/book patients in when they arrive for an appointment in accordance with the practice appointment system and to provide a helpful and friendly service to patients ensuring also that the reception area is neat and welcoming
  • To answer telephones promptly ensuring that all in-coming lines are covered at all times.
  • Schedule appointments and referrals to other providers
  • Register patients, help with the completion of necessary forms, and direct to the appropriate staff person if needed
  • Complete encounter forms upon arrival and checkout
  • Pull charts of the patients to be seen the following day
  • Provide Physician, Mid-level Practitioner, Clinical Assistants, and Office Manager with copy of daily schedule each morning
  • Collect fees from patients for services rendered, if due, and also any outstanding balance.
  • Reconcile receipts at end of day and prepare deposit
  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintain established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  • Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Alert Office Manager to any equipment malfunction
  • Attend in-services and other required meetings
  • Enhance professional growth and development through in-service meetings, educational programs, etc
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost conscious manner, complying with all hospital policies, procedures, and regulations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATION and EDUCATIONAL AND /OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (RN Program).
  • Current RN license, in good standing with the State licensing board
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required – ACLS/PALS depending on department
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to:
    • determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
    • work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
    • manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
    • maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
    • complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
    • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing/electronically
    • handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
  • Provide excellent customer service skills and basic computer skills required
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills, initiative, integrity, flexibility, adaptability, and must be a team player

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
Sitting, standing, walking bending/twisting, kneeling/squatting, reaching, climbing and should be able to lift 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques.  Rapidly changing and stressful environment.  Ability to communicate with various levels of people.  Possible exposure to communicable and infectious disease and hazardous materials. Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements (accidents, injuries and illness).  Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.  Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.  Handles emergency or crisis situations.  Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple tasks and inquiries. 

Candler County Hospital is and Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.