Front Desk Receptionist @ local optical - Bergenfield, NJ

Front Desk Receptionist

The receptionist's role is critical, since this person provides the first impression for patients coming into an optometrist office. This is especially important in a medical environment where people may be apprehensive about health issues. The effective receptionist is able to multitask and respond to the needs of the patients and other medical staff efficiently and calmly. With additional experience and responsibility, a receptionist can parlay skills learned on the job into more lucrative medical assistant or optician roles.
Duties
Optometrist receptionists interface with patients and doctors. They answer phone calls, schedule appointments, maintain charts, be sensitive to patient health information, greet patients, obtain demographic and payment information, determine eligibility or benefit details, and process payments. The receptionist is also responsible for regular office duties, light cleaning, keeping track of supplies and maintaining office equipment.
Other duties may include:
Maintaining supplies
Assisting with frame selection
Authorizing insurance and billing
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $11.00 - $15.00 per hour
Benefits:
  • Vision insurance
Schedule:
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Weekends
Supplemental Pay:
  • Bonus pay
Work Location:
  • One location
  • Multiple locations