Mount Sinai Careers

OFFSITE MEDICAL SECRETARY I

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 
What You’ll Do:

The Offsite Medical Secretary provides secretarial support to the supervising physician in an offsite practice setting.   Responsibilities include telephones, reception, patient scheduling and maintenance of medical records, as assigned

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clerical, reception and telephone support for the supervising physician.
  • May schedule appointments for patients.
  • Acquires insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by physician.
  • May enter orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) system or prepare prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician, subject to review and approval.
  • Maintains logging system as required for tracking test results. 
  • Assists in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).
  • Prepares charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
  • May be responsible for Medical Assistant duties if qualified with appropriate training, such as performing venipuncture and/or EKGs, checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring and dressing, as well as collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc. May assist physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information. 
  • Retrieves physician correspondence from dictation service.
  • Prepares physician’s mail correspondence.
  • Compiles documents for surgical billing packages if appropriate to practice.
  • Helps direct patient flow during practice hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


What You’ll Bring:


Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
 

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of administrative experience, preferably in a health care/practice environment
 

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 
Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

What You’ll Bring:


Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
 

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of administrative experience, preferably in a health care/practice environment