Fast-paced, busy medical practice in Prince Rupert, North-West BC is looking for a full-time Medical Administrative Assistant:
Duties would include:
Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages for medical staff and patients
Enter and format electronically based medical reports and correspondence and prepare spreadsheets and documents for review
Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories
Complete insurance and other claim forms
Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records
Prepare financial statements and billing
Establish and maintain various internal office administrative support procedures such as document tracking and filing and monthly reporting
Order supplies and maintain inventory
Determine and establish office procedures and routines
May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in use of current software.
Completion of secondary school / Grade 12 certificate is required.
Completion of a one- or two-year college program and / or other specialized courses for secretaries or medical secretaries is required.
Fluency in English (proficiency in correct grammar and spelling is important)
Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
Experience in office / small business management is preferable
Willingness to learn the MedAccess EMR System with associated filing, coding and billing procedures is pivotal.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to be tactful and discreet
Should be proficient in working both independently and in a team setting, and must be capable of working under pressure
Changes in office technology and the evolving responsibilities mean that adaptability and resourcefulness are also important qualities.
Hours and Remuneration:
Monday to Friday, 09h00 to 16h00 (one hour lunch break included)
Compensated overtime might be requested during busy seasons (with reasonable advance notice)
Starting salary of $18 / hour for the first 3 months of employment, followed by a higher rate thereafter with signing of a permanent contract.
Benefits include CPP, EI and 4% vacation pay.
Interested parties are kindly requested to fax their resumes to +1 (250) 624 2903. Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.