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Medical Receptionist (571) 

About the Organization The Hancock Physician Network is a group of experienced physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice, OB/GYN, pediatrics, pulmonary medicine, and behavioral health. We provide the highest-quality care-with kindness and professionalism-to the patients and families we serve.

Our Mission is to improve the health of patients and families in the communities we serve with respect, integrity, and clinical excellence.  
Category Hancock Pediatrics - 7064  

Position Purpose: Serves as a main point of contact for patients both in person when they arrive and by phone. Communicates with patients or patient's representative

in a warm friendly manner to obtain information needed for scheduling and registration. Ensures that all demographic and related information is collected from patient and entered timely and accurately into the EMR. Schedules patient appointments with various providers and service lines accurately and in accordance with the practice's policies and procedures. Answers phone calls and ensures patients' needs are addressed in the appropriate manner. Interacts with all other staff of the practice to ensure patients' needs are met in the most effective and efficient manner. Is actively involved in ensuring the efficiency of day to day patient flow. Performs check in and check out procedures and collects monies that are due and owing from patients.


  • Demonstrated communication skills to effectively communicate with patients and patients' families.
  • Demonstrated reading skills to interpret instructions, manuals, insurance information, physician instructions and patient correspondence.
  • Demonstrated math skills to calculate patient bills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Operational knowledge of telephones, fax machines, postage machines, and other office equipment.
  • Demonstrated oral communication skills needed to develop patient rapport and ability to independently address patient needs as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling patient confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with peers in a team situation and create a positive work environment for team members.
  • Demonstrate a functional and technical understanding of applicable scheduling and billing software, Intranet and Internet usage, Excel/Word software, E-mail Usage and Web-based applications. Required to check e-mail daily and use as a source of internal and external communication. Required to understand and utilize electronic medical record technology.

Essential Functions:

The following list describes the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.

  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Interacts with patients in a warm friendly manner showing respect and courteousness
  • Enter data into systems accurately, completely and timely
  • Determine information needed from patient for registration process and provide appropriate documentation to patient at registration
  • Verify patients insurance eligibility
  • Determine and collect appropriate monies owed and due from patients
  • Answer phone calls by the third ring
  • Transfer calls to appropriate person or voice mail as directed
  • Prepare and mail patient correspondence as directed
  • Directs incoming patient and visitors to appropriate location
  • Reconciles receipts and monies at end of shift
  • Oversees the patient waiting area, coordinates patient movement, and reports problems or irregularities to manager
  • Responsible for neatness and appearance of the waiting area
  • Participates in all departmental and organizational meetings

Position Requirements

Required Experience: Knowledge of Medical office practices, procedures and equipment. Knowledge and experience with office equipment, multifunction copiers and phone systems. Customer service experience and ability to work in a fast-paced high stress environment. Excellent communication skills, spelling and grammar. Attention to detail. Good keyboarding skills. Prefer one plus years of experience in a healthcare setting.

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED required

Required License: None

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Medical Receptionist (571)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/27/2021  
Location Hancock Pediatrics  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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