Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Physician Office Assistant II, West Harrison NY in West Harrison, New York

Physician Office Assistant II, West Harrison NY

Job Posting Number: 14098

Administrative/Clerical

West Harrison,NY

May 25, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Start your career at Memorial Sloan Kettering and you’ll find yourself quickly making a difference in the lives of our patients. When you join us as a Physician Office Assistant , 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 toalign 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:

  • Bachelors Degree (preferred) OR a High School Diploma and 2+ years relevant experience

  • Experience in an administrative role preferred, Healthcare industry a plus

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations with a positive demeanor

  • Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment

This role will prepare you for a successful career and allow you to follow a variety of paths within the Center.

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

Training will take place in Manhattan.

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.

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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