The Riverside Medical Group Commonwealth Family Practice located in Newport News, Virginia is currently seeking a Part Time Office Assistant. The Office Assistant works under the direct supervision of the office manager. Primary responsibility is referrals. Candidate will be making appointments with specialists and following through on their arrivals. The Office Assistant is also responsible for scheduling tests, and getting authorizations from insurance companies. Another responsibility will be greeting and checking in patients while answering the phone lines and assisting patients. Also responsible for taking appropriate phone messages, scheduling appointments, printing encounter forms, providing information to and for the patients, maintenance and upkeep of the reception area, distributing mail and assisting other employees as needed.
EDUCATION: High school diploma with emphasis on clerical courses or equivalent preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in a doctor's office preferably, some knowledge of coding and insurance helpful.