Job Description

This Front Office Clerk is full time days working at 2300 S. Houghton Rd. 

  1. Greets and checks in patients arriving for appointments, completes necessary forms, checks ID, registers new patients.        
  2. Verifies and updates patient information and health insurance coverage, updates computer system before each patient visit, including changes to name, insurance or demographic information etc. Collects applicable co-pays at time of service. May be required to check eligibility prior to patients arrival.        
  3. Answers incoming calls or overflow calls from the PBX; able to handle multi-line telephone efficiently. May be required to confirm next day's appointments verifying time and location with patient when applicable.
  4. Responsible for all PCA calls as directed by practice protocol.        
  5. Checks out patients, accurately totals procedures for encounter and schedules follow-up appointments for patients as requested by provider. May be required to schedule and re-schedule appointments as needed.         
  6. Responsible for running day-end reports; balances deposit/batch and cash drawer. Processes all no-shows in the computer system and notifying the appropriate physician via task or according to protocol. Scan all registration forms and file appropriately                                                
  7. Runs deficiency reports and corrects deficiencies when applicable. Accurately posts payments received, accurately codes and enter all daily encounter forms as required, balances cash and register TOS’ at end of day per practice protocol.        
  8. Monitors and maintains acceptable level of supplies at reception area, and monitors the operability of office equipment. Request needed supplies and/or repairs in a timely manner. Keeps waiting area and work area clean and orderly.
  9. Demonstrates proficiency at hospital wide and/or department specific computer software and technology.

Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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