Offsite Medical Secretary II (Temporary) - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Offsite Medical Secretary II (temporary) provides secretarial support to the supervising physician in an offsite practice setting.   Responsibilities include telephones, reception, patient scheduling, obtain auth/precertification and maintenance of medical records, as assigned. Prepare stat reports and maintain up to date logs and provide follow up. Work directly with Supervisor and Administration to maintain physician schedule up to date on daily basis. 

1.Clerical, reception and telephone support for the supervising physician.


2.May schedule appointments for patients.


3.Acquires insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by physician.


4.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.


5.Maintains logging system as required for tracking test results. 


6.Assists in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).


7.Prepares charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.


8.Retrieves physician correspondence from dictation service.


9.Prepares physician’s mail correspondence.


10.Compiles documents for surgical billing packages if appropriate to practice.


11.Helps direct patient flow during practice hours.


12.Discuss payment arrangements with patients prior to office procedures/visits


13.Collect patients copayment/account balance


14.Assist with credentialing


15.Payment posting and record keeping


16.Open and close physicians schedules


17.Assist supervisor/manager with staff schedules and coverage


18.Assist with front desk duties training


19.Performs other duties as assigned 

***Please note this is a temporary position***


  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • 2-4 years of administrative experience, preferably in a health care/practice environment

***Please note this is a temporary position***

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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