Physician Office Assistant, Integrative Medicine, Part Time

Job Posting Number: 22198

Administrative/Clerical
New York, NY
May 16, 2018
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service is a world leader of cancer care and research focused on improving patient experiences, survivorship, and overall wellness. Our innovative evidence-based therapies treat pain and the numerous physical and emotional side effects our patients’ experience. We conduct rigorous research to test and discover how therapies such as acupuncture, yoga, and exercise can improve the lives of everyone touched by cancer.

When you join us as a Physician Office Assistant II, you will find meaningful work and become part of a team where everyone plays an important role in the fight against cancer. Making a difference in the lives of others. This is a life’s calling.

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You will:

  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support a practice by providing administrative support to the clinical team.
  • Ensure patients are assisted in a timely and courteous manner by functioning as the primary contact for the practice where you are responsible for scheduling patients’ tests, appointments, and procedures.
  • Update and maintain the electronic medical records (EMR), coordinate with clinical staff, and submit information to payers for pre-certification approvals.

You have:

  • A High School Diploma plus two years of relevant experience OR Bachelors’ Degree plus one year of experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an administrative role strongly preferred. Experience working with patients is a plus.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations
  • Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment
  • An strong interest or experience working in Integrative Medicine

Hours: Monday-Friday, hours vary between 9:00am-5:00pm, possible weekends (not exclusively) (18.75 hours per week)

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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