Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Data Entry Reception Clerk

    Job Location US-AL-Birmingham
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:

    Large, 8 Operating Room, 1 Procedure Room Multispecialty Ambulatory Surgical Facility. The facility opened in 1984 and currently serves over 100 surgeons.  Surgical Specialties provided include Ophthalmology, Interventional Pain Management, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics & Spine, Gynecological Surgery, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry and Oral Surgery. Patients have their same-day surgery in a warm, inviting environment and are discharged home after recovery. The facility does offer 23-hour stay when patients need to be observed overnight.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Entry-level position designed to provide support to the facility by assisting with Medical Records Data Entry, Filing, Scanning and other associated Medical Records functions.  This will primarily include but not be limited to completing clinical log data entry, performing medical record completion audits, preparing medical records for the scanning process, scanning medical records, logging medical records status, electronically dropping scanned records into Scan Chart from off-site Medical Records storage company, communicating with patients and physician offices as needed. This position will also staff the OR Waiting Room on 3rd floor and be responsible for greeting patients, keeping refreshments stocked and assisting patients’ families to consult rooms for MD meetings.  This position will cross-train and float in other areas including front desk registration and other areas per management discretion.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Completes data entry for maintenance of Clinical Log.
    • Completes medical record completion audits and follow up.
    • Prepares medical records for scanning.
    • Scans Medical Records.
    • Requests old records from off-site storage as indicated.
    • Prepares medical records for each patient.
    • Welcomes patients and family members and serves as liaison between patients, families and clinical staff.
    • Communicates effectively with department teammates, physician offices and patients to assure continuity of patient care.
    • Registers patients for admission for procedures.
    • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • High School diploma or equivalent;
    • 2 years clerical experience, healthcare setting strongly preferred;
    • Excellent telephone etiquette MANDATORY.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication skills MANDATORY.
    • Knowledge of typical OR equipment required.
    • Computer experience, HST, Excel, Word.

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