• Office Assistant

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 5 hours ago(3/18/2019 2:21 PM)
    Job ID
    Academic Health Care Center
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.


    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.


    The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on Long Island (Old Westbury, N.Y.), is requesting applications for an Office Assistant. New York Institute of Technology - College of Osteopathic Medicine just celebrated its 40th Anniversary as one of the largest single-campus medical schools in the U.S.


    • Oversees the process of physician orders which may require approval/authorization from insurance companies and/or third party vendor portals. Obtains information necessary to complete the prior-authorization for radiology, medication, and/or other medical services. Includes collecting all the necessary documentation, contacting the ordering physician for additional information or to ask questions regarding the order, and determining from a quick overview whether the order is likely to be approved (prior-auth) and is ready to be moved on to prior-authorization stage.

    • Answer telephone, take all incoming messages and appropriately document in the electronic medical record.

    • Handle all appointment scheduling.

    • Greet and receive patients, obtain appropriate patient and financial information.

    • Document patient arrival, verify patient information and obtain appropriate consents and signatures.

    • Other duties as assigned


    • High school diploma or equivalent

    • At least two years of Medical Office experience and an understanding of Medical Terminology. Prior experience with patient scheduling or working in a medical health center preferred. Familiarity with Medical Terminology preferred. Computer skills (use of an electronic medical record system required)

    • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information and adheres to AHC HIPAA Compliance Program

    • Operating knowledge of personal computers and MS Windows applications (including Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Must be able to interact with patients, insurers and team members in a responsible, professional and ethical manner

    •  Ability to self-motivate

      To apply please visit: https://careers-nyit.icims.com/jobs/1709/office-assistant/job



    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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