Job Description

Location: Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/29/2023
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $16.93+
Department: 2090.55140 Nutrition

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers with unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax-paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
For more information, visit www.steward.org.

Medical Secretary Duties & Responsibilities

A medical secretary generally performs the following work:

  • Handle phone calls and take messages
  • Schedule staff meetings, which may include reserving conference rooms and ordering food
  • Prepare and traffic invoices, reports, and memos
  • Schedule patient appointments and surgeries, and send appointment reminders and follow-ups via calls or emails
  • Handle mail and faxes
  • Process patient billing and medical insurance claims
  • Perform database and file system management

Medical secretaries are relied upon by physicians, medical staff, and patients to keep office operations running smoothly. In addition to performing administrative and supportive functions, they must know medical terminology and be familiar with various medical procedures and business practices.

A medical secretary should have good computer skills in order to accurately and efficiently process patient information, including payments and insurance claims, manage the office database and patient records, and manage the physician's schedule. They should also be able to write and prepare reports and transcribe and type medical reports.

Education, Training, & Certification

  • High school or equivalency diploma: Required.
  • Bachelor's degree: Required for executive medical secretaries.
  • Certification: Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) and Organizational Management (OM) specialty certifications are voluntary.

Salary: $16.93+

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