Clinic Secretary/Admitting Specialist

Job: CS Category: General

WJCS is currently searching for a temporary (with possible permanent placement) full-time, 35 hours per week staff person to work across our four community mental health clinics. Initially housed at our Yonkers Clinic and then, if converted to a permanent position, would involve filling in for our support, reception, and admitting staff across our clinical programs as needed.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Admitting, this staff member would be involved in the day to day operations of the Admitting Department as well as in the other program support functions of the clinic.  Admitting responsibilities may include processing intakes/referrals for prospective clients and/or agencies that are seeking mental health services at WJCS; verifying/obtaining benefits and pre-certification information from insurance company; and registering insurance, and initial pre-certification information for new clients in electronic medical record system.  Support responsibilities may include checking in clients; arranging appointments and meetings, and preparing materials for the meetings; and preparing, organizing and filing patient charts, and processing of intake paperwork for new clients. 

The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of an Associate degree preferably in a health related field, but a high school diploma with four years or more of relevant experience can be substituted for an Associate’s degree.  Must have exceptional internal/external customer service skills; strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office; previous office and/or managed care experience; strong knowledge of mental health or health related administrative setting; and strong knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid billing policies.  Since this position involves regular travel, possession of an active driver’s license of unrestricted access to a car is necessary; Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus!

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

Bilingual, Spanish required

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

 If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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