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Secretary B


Secretary B

  • 525953
  • Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: May 19 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: 43,863.49 annually

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, 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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