Office of Access Management
Why Mayo Clinic
We are seeking a full time temporary Desk Operations Specialist based out of our Mankato, MN location. The expected length of this position is 6 months. This position will support our COVID19 Vaccine Clinic
At Mayo Clinic, we treat patients from all different backgrounds and we believe having a diverse team helps us complete our mission to support the needs of our patients. Our patients and teams are diverse in terms of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives. We are dedicated to being an industry leader in growing a diverse and inclusive workforce that thrives at Mayo. If you would like support our mission, we invite you to consider applying for a Life Changing Career
Facilitates patient visits and supports the health care provider by anticipating and responding to patient needs and requests of the health care team. Allows care providers to focus on patient care by coordinating details of patient visits, which can include: coordinating complex appointment schedules and daily activities of the care providers in a multispecialty medical practice, preparing patients, completing pre-examination record information, managing the flow of patient materials. Obtains or verifies patient demographics, medical insurance information, and properly advises patients of scheduling delays or changes to the appropriate individuals, and serves as a direct contact and resource to the patient. Schedules and reschedules tests/consults requests from various venues of communication. Performs related administrative duties such as processing ABN forms, insurance verification, as well as processes patient appointment communications and related materials. Able to navigate through multiple electronic applications and devices, medical equipment, examples include iPad/tablets, Text Reminder Notifications, and assisting patients in using Kiosks. This role requires flexibility which may include cross-coverage and travel depending on location. Must be willing to adjust work schedules in response to department or clinical needs.
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. Requires computer skills including Windows-based applications and intranet/internet use with the ability to keyboard and navigate through multiple applications.
Associate's Degree and coursework in a healthcare related field is preferred (e.g., Administrative Clinic Assistant, Medical Office, Medical Assistant, Health Care/Medical Receptionist or comparable). Completion of a Medical Terminology course preferred. Exposure to electronic health record preferred. Ability to work independently, be goal-directed and have strong organizational skills. Effectively multitask without compromising quality. Ability to comprehend and excel in both verbal and written communication, including proper telephone etiquette, face-to-face interactions, and electronic communications. Ability to communicate with individuals and small groups with credibility and confidence. Ability to handle difficult situations, remain calm under stress, manage emotional situations, display empathy and maintain positive communication during a rapidly changing/dynamic environment. Turn problems into opportunities by developing innovative and creative solutions. Demonstrate a friendly, positive attitude, display energy and drive in performing daily responsibilities. Must be flexible as well as easily adapt to a changing work environment which will require ongoing maintenance of job-related skills/activities. Must be willing to adjust work schedules in response to department or clinical needs. Able to manage and prioritize tasks simultaneously while working directly with patients who may exhibit diverse needs. Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required in some areas. Individuals may also need to complete additional coursework upon hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.81 per hour.
Varying shifts Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Varying shifts Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am -7:00 pm
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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