Clinic Services Assistant (Patient Services Assistant)

Indiana University
Published
June 3, 2021
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Department

DENTISTRY-CLINICAL AFFAIRS (IN-DSCA-IUINA)

Department Information

The Indiana University School of Dentistry has been advancing oral health in the state and beyond since 1879, when it was founded as the Indiana Dental College. Over the past 140 years, we've become a national leader in preparing oral health professionals, conducting innovative research that has an impact on patients and the profession, and providing patient-centered care.

Job Summary

This position supports the Clinical Affairs department.

Serves as a liaison for clinical services activity by performing daily administrative, billing, and clerical support of the department as well as variety of non-routine tasks in support of the day-to-day clinical operations.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient check-in and check-out, reviewing records to ensure patient insurance and demographics information is accurate and complete.
  • Receive payments, confirm insurance eligibility, enter billing data, and resolve patient accounts.
  • Coordinates scheduling of any patient appointments to allow for effective treatment and patient care.
  • Assists with all inquiries in the clinic office including walk-in patients, scheduling clinic appointments, and follow-ups.
  • Serves as a resource for clinical protocols and payment/billing information for patients.
  • Assists in emergency or problem situations.
  • Serves as back-up for clinical office staff as needed.
  • Maintains office supplies, and other administrative duties as needed.
  • Assists in maintenance and organization of patient medical records.
  • May reconcile and analyze reports for rebilling and finalizing daily logs.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and six months of medical office experience.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Working Conditions / Demands

Ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

IUPUI Campus

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Foundational

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Health Services

Job Family: Clinic Operations

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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