NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Data Entry Operator.
In this role, the successful candidate performs clerical and support activities necessary to assist in laboratory operations and all areas of specimen receipt and registration. Serves as a communications resource and facilitates transfer of information both internally and externally. Assists medical, nursing, and administrative staff to meet unit, department and institutional goals. Clerical support.
Notifies appropriate personnel in cases of unacceptable samples (ie mislabeled, unlabeled, discrepant information) and records all specific information in appropriate department incident log.
Prioritizes work in an efficient manner. Registers to acquire appropriate billing account numbers for date of service andor Accessions pathology specimens to acquire appropriate laboratory accession case numbers in a timely and accurate manner.
Resolves problems with specimen receipt and appropriateness of test requisitions and orders.
Accurately monitors pertinent patient demographics and information (ie lab test results) to the appropriate designated department - ie RN, Manager or Designee.
Assists in the training of new clerical accessioning staff by coaching and mentoring.
Adheres to the laboratory's Quality Assurance policies and procedures and follows OSHA regulations for PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment) such as lab coats, gloves, and protective shields when in contact with blood and body fluids.
Documents via log any specimen receipt issues and hospital and laboratory computer systems for either registration andor accessioning.
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School or GED. Good communication (both oral and written), organization, detail oriented, and customer service skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate's Degree Business or related field. 1 - 2 years Related experience. 1 - 2 years Coding/billing/registration/insurance. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to utilize Hospital and laboratory computer systems for either registration and/or accessioning.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.