The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC's School of Dentistry is seeking a Clinic Assistant to join its team. The Clinic Assistant schedules patient appointments, prepares patient charts and exam rooms, monitors patient flow, assists physicians with exams as needed. Reviews and codes charge slips, submits insurance claims. Performs office duties. The Clinic Assistant will support the entire Special Patients department. Job Accountabilities: Schedules patient appointments, answers general questions, obtains authorizations and pre authorizations for patient care services. Schedules appointments with ancillary departments or other care providers as needed. Maintains master calendar for physician(s). Ensures patient charts are prepared prior to appointment including x-rays and pertinent lab work, makes arrangements to obtain any special equipment needed. Sets up exam rooms, assists physician with exams as needed, monitors patient flow. Reviews and codes charge slips for patient care services rendered and/or surgeries performed. Develops supporting documentation for insurance claims and submits claims to insurance carriers. Maintains files and records, oversees equipment and office supply inventory. Photocopies, collates, faxes, distributes, mails, performs errands. Reads and prioritizes incoming mail. Handles or routes as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
High school or equivalent
1 year Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Certificate of completion from medical assistance program. Medical office management, medical secretarial and medical assisting experience. Phlebotomy and EKG skills required for some positions.
Preferred Field of Expertise:
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