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Receptionist

  • Ref: 287672
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client, a large hospital in Brooklyn, has a need for a Unit Receptionist for a temporary assignment. As the Unit Receptionist, you will have a hand in assuring the day to day functions are completed to keep the office running smoothly.

*FLUENCY IN SPANISH IS REQUIRED*

Job Duties

  • Welcome patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries
  • Schedule appointments for patients in person or by telephone
  • Keeps patient appointments on schedule by notifying provider of patient's arrival; reviewing service delivery compared to schedule; reminding provider of service delay.
  • Comforts patients by anticipating patients' anxieties; answering patients' questions; maintaining the reception area.
  • Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records
  • Maintains patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information
  • Maintains business office inventory and equipment by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent, certifications are a PLUS

Experience & Skills Required

  • Minimum 6 months of related office experience in a professional environment. 
  • Working knowledge of computers 
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Consistently demonstrate a high level of performance and professionalism
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment