Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Physician Office Assistant Service Chief, Pediatrics in New York, New York

Physician Office Assistant Service Chief, Pediatrics

Job Posting Number: 20856

Administrative/Clerical

New York,NY

July 18, 2018

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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

We believe that when you act as both a partner to the physician and an ally to the patient, it makes a true and genuine difference. When you join us as a Physician Office Assistant, you will find substantial work and become part of a team where everyone plays a meaningful role in the fight against cancer. Are you searching for your life’s calling? Making a difference in the lives of others, there is no greater vocation.

The Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering is a multidisciplinary center for excellence for the treatment of children, teenagers, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. You will join a team comprised of leading experts in the fields of pediatric malignancies and immune deficiencies. Our staff is dedicated to seeking novel approaches to achieve more-effective outcomes while reducing or minimizing the short- and long-term effects of treatment, both in the laboratory and in our state-of-the-art facilities.

You are:

  • An effective and considerate communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Adept at crafting partnerships and working reciprocally with many diverse parties to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and seek challenges, using both formal and informal development

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • Passionate about working in a hospital and committed to going above and beyond despite facing adversity.

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 get the assistance they need in a timely and friendly manner. Function 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). Team up with clinical staff, and submit information to payers for pre-certification approvals.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) OR a High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years relevant experience

  • A strong interest in Healthcare Administration or building an in depth understanding of what it means to work in a dynamic physician’s office

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

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to handle deeply 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

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.

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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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