Surgical Care Affiliates

Associate Patient Care Coordinator (FT) - Northeast Alliance Surgery Center

Job Locations US-CT-Hamden
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
System ID
16671
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
Acela
Salary Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $19.62/Hr.

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Patient Registration Assistant:

  • Greets and welcomes patients, visitors and guests to the center.
  • Assists patients through the registration process.
  • Prepares patient charts and other communications.
  • Provides updates to patient families as needed.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for the position.
  • Maintains and evaluates their own job specific expertise, demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and professional growth.
  • Performs administrative duties as assigned.
  • Maintains flexibility with scheduling and job assignments to cover patient needs. 
  • Fosters a positive and professional ambulatory surgery center environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member. Must have an award-winning smile and personality with an unrequited commitment to clinical excellence and outcomes.
  • Participates in committees, work groups and meetings as deemed necessary. 
  • Successfully completes required competencies of the position.

Qualifications

Education – Required:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

Skills – Required:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to speak Spanish desired, but not required.
  • Advanced computer literacy to include proficiency in the following skills:
  • Send and Receive Company Email
  • Access patient charts by electronic methods
  • Create complex Word Processing Documents
  • Create complex Spreadsheet Documents
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to listen, comprehend and follow instructions. 

Experience:

  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory care surgical setting or acute care hospital
  • Previous registration, admissions, and healthcare scheduling helpful
  • One year Medical Receptionist experience is preferred.
  • Post High School general business or administrative training preferred 

Dependability:

  • Attendance
  • Punctuality        
  • Ability to meet deadlines

 

 

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