Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr. Medical Secretary.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for the daily coordination and scheduling of complex chemotherapy regimens and/or surgical case pre-authorization and scheduling. Other responsibilities include organizing daily patient schedules, answering phones, preparation of billing information, obtaining and documenting insurance pre-authorizations and pre-certifications, and facilitating physician and patient administrative needs.
Keep surgeon's clinic calendar.
Obtain prior authorizations and pre-certifications.
Facilitate patient care within the institution and externally as needed.
Minimum of 1 year experience in a medical secretary or related role in an outpatient environment.
Complies with regulatory requirements (i.e. JCAHO) appropriate for position.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SCI Schedule Maximizer, Invision, and Patient Locator.
Writing skills to compose and edit logical, detailed, comprehensive and grammatically correct correspondence.
Knowledge of insurance companies admission procedures and policies to complete pre-authorization requirements .
Knowledge of hospital procedures to obtain laboratory and imaging information.
Knowledge of medical terminology, preferably oncology/hematology.
Skill in communicating with patients, families, physicians, nurses, staff and peers with diplomacy and tact.
Ability to handle matters of highly confidential and sensitive nature.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills for accommodating patient scheduling requests versus actual availability.
Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner.
Preferred Qualifications: AAS or Commercial/Secretarial School Diploma. Knowledge of medical terminology, preferably oncology/hematology.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.