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Secretary B


Secretary B

  • 531180
  • Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 17 2022
  • Clerical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $46,466.87-$46,466.87

Position Summary

The Columbia University Department of Neurology is searching for a Full-time Secretary B that will be responsible for performing typical medical office administrative duties. The Columbia Neurology practice is growing. This position is integral to the overall success of this growth.


  • The Secretary B will be responsible for performing typical medical office administrative duties including but not limited to answering phones, taking messages, scheduling appointments and tests, obtaining results, filing and/or scanning results.
  • Using EPIC (EMR), the Secretary B will check-in/check-out patients that arrive at the practice.
  • Verify insurance, collect associated copays and assist physicians in the running the day-to-day front end operations of a busy practice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires two years of college or completion of secretarial school or equivalent business experience, plus a minimum of one or two years related experience.
  • Must successfully complete systems training requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate will have had experience working in a busy medical practice.
  • Possess excellent customer satisfaction skills as demonstrated during past experience.
  • Proficiency working with EPIC (EMR) is preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish English fluency preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Organization skills are imperative, so as to keep track of several different tasks and sometimes work under limited supervision.
  • Reporting to and working with the Practice Managers the successful candidate will be detail-oriented, and able to work under strict deadlines to assist in the completion of tasks related to patient visits including the submission of all charges. 
  • Ability to utilize systems after training.
  • Typing 55-60 WPM.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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