Office Coordinator - Urgent Care

$21.00 hourly
  • IHA
  • 1065 N Huron River Dr, Ypsilanti, MI, USA
  • Nov 30, 2022
Full time Government

Job Description

Benefits include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, 403b Retirement Savings, PTO, free scrubs (if applicable) 

Benefits start on First Day!

Pay can be higher with experience.


This position is responsible for overseeing specified areas of the office in collaboration with the Practice Manager.  Primary responsibilities include ensuring patients receive friendly, efficient service and maintaining efficient flow of the overall office, working with other supervisors to achieve operational goals as defined by the practice leadership.  This position typically works in an environment where a Practice Manager oversees multiple office locations.



  1. Responsible for ensuring patients receive friendly, efficient service, supervising the medical reception staff, planning and implementing operational processes of the front desk department, and working with other managers in the office to achieve the operational goals. 
  2. Manages more complex patient reception/medical records problems or insurance issues.
  3. Supervises day-to-day operations of assigned areas to ensure efficient, fiscally responsible and customer-responsive procedures and operations. Is approachable and welcomes opportunity to provide feedback to staff and problem resolution to patients.
  4. Oversees tasks that optimize workflow; provides suggestions to continually improve processes and the customer experience.
  5. Communicates thoroughly and promptly with office leadership, providers, triage and staff regarding all issues impacting day-to-day operations; develop clinical protocols as needed to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  6. Maintains and updates regular schedules and PTO for assigned staff in IHA's electronic timekeeping system; in conjunction with the Practice Manager approves or declines assigned staff PTO requests.
  7. Effectively organizes training materials for new employees and keeps materials up to date with any changes in procedures.
  8. Keeps department staff informed on new guidelines and information that is required to do their jobs. 
  9. Oversees the ordering and maintenance of office supplies for the front office.
  10. In conjunction with the Practice Manager, hires and trains department staff as well as conducts employee performance reviews and ongoing coaching for department staff; documents employee interactions and resolves patient and staff issues.
  11. Assists in the development and oversight of the office budget.
  12. Manages clerical audits, internal and external, for the office.
  13. Maintains awareness of provider schedules and facilitates the efficiency of scheduling through training and monitoring of the daily schedules.
  14. Provides feedback to staff when needed and maintains knowledge of all office services, billing, and managed care department basic services.
  15. In conjunction with the Practice Manager, ensures that Patient Satisfaction survey process is administered according to established procedures, coordinates the collection of required number of surveys for each provider by ensuring that reception staff are distributing surveys according to instruction.
  16. Actively supports the front office functions by performing all duties of a Medical Receptionist on a regular basis. Answers telephone, takes and relays accurate messages, schedules and confirms appointments.
  17. Greets all individuals arriving at the office courteously, and assists with ensuring that their needs are met. Obtains necessary patient registration information, verifies patient insurance eligibility prepares charts for visits in accordance with IHA protocols, and notifies clinical staff of patient. Completes patient encounter forms and collects payments and may posts charges to billing system. Retrieves and files EMR/paper charts and miscellaneous reports.
  18. Supports other offices, attends required meetings and training, and participates in committees as requested.
  19. Assumes additional duties as required.



EDUCATION:  Associate's degree; High School graduate or equivalent with applicable college coursework or seminars in management and supervision. Prefer Associate's or Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Management, Healthcare Administration, etc.)


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a Medical Office, with Reception or Cross-Trained Medical Assisting duties required. Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred.



  1. Demonstrated ability to work independently and supervise an office staff with the general oversight of the Practice Manager.
  2. Ability to effectively supervise and manage functional area within the Medical Office (Reception, Medical Records), providing feedback and guidance to staff and support more complex patient reception/medical records problems or insurance issues.
  3. Knowledge of patient care procedures and organizational policies related to position responsibilities.
  4. Proficient/knowledgeable in medical terminology.
  5. Ability to perform mathematical calculations needed during the course of performing basic job duties.
  6. Proficient in operating a standard desktop and Windows-based computer system, including but not limited to, electronic medical records, NextGen, email, e-learning, intranet, Microsoft Word and Excel,  and computer navigation.  Ability to use other software as required while performing the essential functions of the job.