Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Physician Office Asst II in New York, New York
Physician Office Asst II
Job Posting Number: 22156
May 8, 2018
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.
When you join us as a The Physician Office Assistant to the Service Chief you will manage and maintain a practice for one of The Department of Surgeries designated Service Chiefs; and function as the primary contact for patients; handle heavy telephone volume, ensuring that callers are assisted in a timely, efficient and courteous manner; schedule patients’ tests, appointments, and procedures; update and maintain electronic medical records; coordinate with clinical and administrative staff; create letters and submit necessary paperwork for patients, physicians, and payers.
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 to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
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.
A High School Diploma plus two years of relevant experience OR Bachelors’ Degree plus one year of experience
A minimum of 2 years experience in an administrative role strongly preferred. Experience working with patients is a plus.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
Strong computer skills
Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations
Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment
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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