Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full time, 40 hours weekly
Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
Some travel required during training and biweekly meetings
The Office Coordinator meets administrative, clerical and clinical requirements for department management.
Meets administrative and secretarial requirements of the Department Supervisor of the office.
Responsible for maintaining a safe and orderly office environment.
Monitors safe and reliable functioning of office equipment and facility.
Trains and oversees all work of clerical and clinical staff.
Communicates with all ACHP office, ACH hospital departments and out agencies.
Investigates appointment and scheduling issues for families.
Provide for the smooth running of the office by setting and revising priorities based on workload and anticipating needs and deadlines. Responsible for the overall appearance of the department.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with patients and families via prompt and caring response to questions, requests. Greet patients and patient families in a polite and respectful manner.
Prepares patients for examination takes and records vital signs performs phlebotomy as needed administers medications as directed by the Provider according to policy and procedure. Accurately collects, processes, and submits laboratory specimens.
Accurately communicates patient findings and pertinent information utilizing appropriate communication and documentation process and report patient complaints and/or signs of distress/pain promptly to the Provider responsible for the patient.
Perform point-of-service activities such as visit preparation, co-payment collection and patient tracking.
Follow through on routine tasks and general office duties (i.e., faxing, copying, filing, mailings, promptly returning phone calls, etc.). Cleans and prepares exam rooms.
Documentation of care within the EPIC system will be completed in a precise, accurate manner abiding by established guidelines for charting.
Follows policies and procedures in the delivery of care to ensure a safe environment for patients, families, and other staff members.
Completes all assignments during scheduled working hours.
Other duties as required.
Experience in a front office medical function is required.
Experience with maintaining confidential information is required.
Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Electronic Medical Record software and scheduling software is preferred
Education and Experience
Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Completion of approved Medical Assistant Program, or EMT Program, or Paramedic Program required or must be a Medical Assistant with certification
Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) training from the American Heart Association is required
Phlebotomy certification is preferred
Years of experience: 3-5 years is preferred
Years of experience supervising: None
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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