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Medical Office Assistant (Front Desk)

  • JC Lewis Primary Health Care
  • Savannah, GA, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020

Job Description

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J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center

Medical Office Assistant (Front Desk)

The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center is a federally qualified community health center which exists to provide patient-centered primary health care services to the medically underserved residents of the greater Savannah-Chatham County, Georgia community. The Health Center makes comprehensive primary care, integrated behavioral health care, oral health care, and inpatient respite care services available to all persons, including the homeless and low-income uninsured and underinsured, regardless of ability to pay. The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center excels in the provision of compassionate care and promotes healing through healthy living. Our team of highly skilled providers partners with patients in need to enable them to achieve and maintain optimal health and wellness across their life cycle.

The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center is seeking to add a full-time Medical Office Assistant to our team. The Medical Office Assistant functions as an active member of the agency team, by performing various clerical duties requiring knowledge of daily events and schedules as well as a proficient understanding of the organization, programs, and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Greet all patients and visitors professionally and efficiently
* Answer incoming multi-line telephones proficiently and professionally
* Assist clients with completion of required documentation, as needed
* Schedule patient appointments and perform check-in/check-out procedures
* Directs visitors and patients to appropriate destination
* Provides administrative support to program staff as necessary or required


* High School graduate/GED required with secretarial training a plus
* At least 2 years of clerical/related experience
* Must type at least 40 words per minute with minimal errors
* Excellent organizational skills
* Must be able to react to difficult/urgent situations professionally and appropriately as needed
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Basic knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, with any additional computer skills a plus
* Advanced proficiency with all basic office equipment and machinery i.e. telephones, fax & copy machines, printers and any other job required equipment
* Excellent customer service skills for diverse populations
* Non-Profit organization experience preferred

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