Health Support Technician I

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Classification Title:

Health Support Technician I

Job Description:
  • Point of Service Operations - greets patients and confirms appointments. Inspects and copies insurance cards and photo ID's. Identifies and collects co-pays, deductibles and self-pay for services. Explains and satisfies any necessary patient consent forms and scans them into EPIC.
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality at all times. Notifies providers of pertinent patient information and follow-up.
  • Receives and directs phone calls to the appropriate personnel. Also makes contact with other departments, physicians, and outside organizations as necessary for the departmental/practice operations.
  • Verifies patient demographic information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.
  • Assists physicians with referrals and authorizations for any medical or lab tests ordered.
  • Maintains and updates patient information in electronic medical record.
  • Assists in organization of clinic exam rooms, including cleaning and stocking supplies. Communicates inventory and equipment needs to assigned staff.
  • Performs cashiering functions as it relates to co-payments or other patient payments/collections. May perform routine clerical duties for the department.
  • Provides administrative support to providers and management staff and assists in organization of clinical service. Problem solves issues with registration.
Expected Salary:

$16 to $18 per hour depending on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited college or vocational technical training Medical Assistant program.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

Background Check is Required.

To be considered you must upload your Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and 3 References.

University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville: Visit this link to watch the video.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes.

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