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NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Secretary I.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating scheduling for patients and clinical staff, integrating each party's needs for optimum results. Resolves a variety of problems and issues by acting as a liaison between patients and staff

Job Responsibilities:

* Maintains/develops/fosters a cooperative and professional relationship with physicians, nurses, professional and office staff.
* Demonstrates communication skills: using appropriate vocabulary and grammar when obtaining and conveying information to physicians, nurses, professionals and other staff at various levels; in person, over the phone, in writing and in electronically sent messages.
* Responsible for collecting self payments, co-payments and reconciling all payments daily. Works closely with Billing Coordinator as necessary.
* Performs miscellaneous administrative duties and provides reception coverage area as needed.
* Answers phones and screen incoming calls and provides information, takes messages or redirects calls to the appropriate department. Answers phones within a timely manner. Accurately provides information and/or redirects callers to the appropriate department. Takes accurate messages and forwards message to the appropriate individual within a timely manner.
* Obtains insurance pre-authorizations for services when necessary. Effectively communicates charges to self-pay patients. Properly refers patients to the Financial Counselor as necessary. Effectively communicates and collects co-payment from patients. Contacts insurance companies as necessary to obtain needed pre-authorization information for needed services.
* Effectively communicates charges to self-pay patients. Properly refers patients to the Financial Counselor/Billing Coordinator as necessary.
* Utilizes applicable computer systems to schedule patients for needed services. Effectively communicates scheduled services and provides information to patients and caregivers as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a High School Diploma. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and verbal and written communications skills and strong customer service orientation required. Basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and Internet applications required. Light, accurate keyboarding skills required. Ability to complete multiple tasks efficiently and thrive in a team work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal \"EEO is the law\" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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