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Physician Office Assistant II

Physician Office Assistant II

Requisition ID 
2017-11737
Job Locations 
USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 
8/17/2017
Category 
Administrative/Clerical

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Job Description

When you join us as a Physician Office Assistant II, you will find meaningful work and become part of a team where everyone plays an important role in the fight against cancer. Making a difference in the lives of others. This is a life’s calling.

 

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You will:

  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support a practice by providing administrative support to the clinical team.
  • Ensure patients are assisted in a timely and courteous manner by functioning as the primary contact for the practice where you are responsible for scheduling patients’ tests, appointments, and procedures.
  • Update and maintain the electronic medical records (EMR), coordinate with clinical staff, and submit information to payers for pre-certification approvals.

You have:

  • A High School Diploma plus two years of relevant experience OR Bachelors’ Degree plus one year of experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an administrative role strongly preferred. Experience working with patients is a plus.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations
  • Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

 

In order to be considered for the Physician Office Assistant position, you will be required to pass an online Administrative Assessment. When applying to this position, you will be prompted to take the assessment. It takes about 45 minutes to complete.

 

Some of the questions refer to your past jobs or work experiences.  If a question does not appear to apply to you exactly, consider the general intent and answer it as accurately as possible.  For example, if you have not yet been formally employed in a full time job, consider part-time jobs you have had, or relevant work experiences you may have had in school, volunteer, or community organizations when answering these questions.

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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