Medical Secretary - Dr. Wanich

  • Hospital of Special Surgery
  • Paramus, NJ, USA
  • Jun 06, 2022
Full Time Administration/Operations

Job Description

Hospital for Special Surgery, #1 in Orthopedics for the last 12 years, is currently looking for an experienced and energetic Full-Time Medical Secretary for one of our physician offices. Dr. Wanich is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. In this role, you will provide comprehensive administrative support to an HSS physician practice and contribute to an environment of clinical excellence.

In this role, you will provide support for the medical office operations. This includes, but is not limited to, answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, surgical booking; obtaining authorizations/certifications for treatments and diagnostic procedures, patient check-in/out, including copay collection, scanning documents into the EMR, and any additional tasks as assigned.

Must be able to work in HSS New Jersey and Manhattan locations.

Competencies/skills:

  • Experience with Epic Medical Records System preferred; strong computer skills required as well
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to follow through with tasks to completion
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively and accurately follow directions or instructions
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team; offers to help coworkers when needed
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to escalate issues appropriately
  • Consistently displays a positive attitude towards one’s work and work environment
  • Experience with surgical scheduling preferred
  • Knowledge of healthcare and health insurance, required
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and general office protocol is required.
  • The ability to type 45-60 words per minute and exceptional organizational strengths is required. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (associate's Degree preferred) and at least two years of related MD office/healthcare experience.