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Administrative assistant

  2019-06-26     Confidential     7470 Highland Rd. Baton Rouge  

We are seeking an administrative assistant to work with two psychiatrists in private practice who focus on providing their patients with high quality mental healthcare in a therapeutic setting. Your main role would be to provide clerical and administrative support to assist the doctors and optimize workflow by ensuring the office runs smoothly and efficiently.  You would be the first point of contact for patients; answering calls, scheduling appointments, accepting payment, contacting pharmacies if needed and communicating patient needs/requests to the doctors. These duties require strong interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task with minimal supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor
  • Welcome and greet patients as they arrive
  • Maintain a clean and organized office
  • Answer calls in a professional manner and clearly communicate detailed messages to the doctors
  • Assist the doctors in drafting letters as needed
  • Initiate/complete prior authorizations
  • Track and order office supplies
  • Monitor and maintain office equipment (computer, printer, fax machine, etc…), replace malfunctioning equipment and hire technicians as needed

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalence
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with office equipment (computer, fax machine, etc…)
  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • Trustworthy, able to respect patient confidentiality
  • Strong problem solver
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • Work independently
  • Able to prioritize tasks and multitask efficiently
  • Detail-oriented and good organizational skills

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