Mount Sinai Careers

Administrative Assistant - Department of Neurosurgery - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Administrative Assistant - Department of Neurosurgery - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area) - 75634

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinates and schedules patient appointments.
  • Performs reception duties, appointment and calendar maintenance for Provider, with appropriate message taking.
  • Requests pre-authorization for surgical and radiological procedures.
  • Collects patient demographics and insurance information and enters into practice management system.
  • Verifies patient insurance coverage prior to patient appointment and advises patient of any insurance referrals or authorizations needed
  • Ensures pre admission testing results are received and reviewed timely.
  • May schedule patient appointments for tests or consults
  • May initiate reminder calls for next day’s appointments or surgical appointments.
  • Performs customer service duties aimed towards optimizing the patient experience.
  • Word processing, basic Excel, data entry and other applications as required.
  • Works collaboratively as a team with colleagues and management staff.
  • Performs other related duties
  • High school diploma or equivalent.  College degree preferred.  

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 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. 

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