The Hughston Clinic Practice Assistant Full Time in Thomaston, Georgia

The Hughston Clinic, The Hughston Foundation, The Hughston Surgical Center, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital participate in E-Verify. This company is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Position Goal: Assist through greeting, registering and directing patients. Perform a variety of administrative functions that ensure charges are collected, posted and charged as necessary.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greet and register patients
  • Schedule return appointments and maintain patient chart
  • Collect co-pays and deductibles
  • Prepare daily balance sheets
  • Review and edit daily bank deposits and deposit report
  • Preparation of daily cashiers report
  • Post daily charges to patient accounts
  • Enter daily charge data and balance daily transactions
  • Enter/update patient demographic data
  • Distribute work and school excuses to patient as needed
  • Track “ no show” appointments
  • Schedule initial appointments
  • Verify insurance benefits/eligibility and document in the computer system
  • Verify/obtain referral numbers or authorizations for upcoming appointments
  • Scan scripts and reports into R-file
  • Print off new scripts and therapist schedules at the beginning of the day
  • Answer telephone
  • Send reports to physician secretaries and or medical assistants

Experience: Basic computer skills required. Experience in medical office setting preferred. Knowledge of AthenaNet and medical terminology preferred. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Special Requirements: Current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must be in good standing

**Travel required

Title: Practice Assistant Full Time

ID: 1916

Department: Front Office

Location: Thomaston, GA