Desk Operations SpecialistJob ID 161608BR Date posted 09/15/2021
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Desk Operations
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Desk Operations has various Desk Operation Specialist positions available in multiple locations, schedules and shifts are dependent upon position availability at any given time. Applicants are not applying for a specific area. Qualified applicants are pooled for consideration by any/all active hiring managers.
Desk Operations Specialists work with physicians and other health care professionals to anticipate and respond to patient needs and the requests of the health care team.
You will be responsible for coordinating the details of the patient's visit by:
- Scheduling appointments
- Preparing the patient for their appointment
- Completing pre-examination record information
- Managing the flow of patient material
- Communicating scheduling delays or changes
- Serving as a direct contact and resource to the patient
High school diploma or GED and one year of customer service experience required, such as administrative, physician's office, appointment scheduler or retail/service industry.
Individuals that have not completed a Medical Terminology course will be required to successfully complete a Medical Terminology course within six months of employment.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Superior customer service skills
• Desire to work in team environment
• Computer skills including Windows-based applications and intranet/internet use with the ability to keyboard and navigate through multiple applications.
• Problem solving and decision-making skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize
• Adaptable to change
Must be willing to adjust work schedules in response to department or clinical needs. Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required in some areas. Individuals may also need to complete additional coursework upon hire.
Associate's Degree and coursework in a healthcare related field is preferred. Exposure to electronic health record preferred.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.64 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Monday through Friday: 8 hour shifts between the hours of 6am-6pm (or later dependent on department). Most departments will rotate shifts.
Limited but when needed
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