Administrative Assistant-Prov Heart-Lexington in Columbia, SC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit. Providence Heart – Lexington is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join their team. Providence Medical Group's team of cardiologists are known throughout the Midlands for providing top quality cardiac care, and not just by the patients and other physicians. Our cardiologists are recognized industry-wide for their success treatment of heart disease. In fact, Providence cardiologists are repeatedly selected by device developers to introduce cardiovascular products and procedures to the Midlands because of our strict commitment to quality and history of successful outcomes for the patient. For more information about the services provided and Physicians at Providence Heart, click here. Administrative Assistant Essential Functions:

  • Greets visitors and patients. Determines their needs and directs them accordingly.
  • Answers questions and gives information directly or on the telephone within the limits of their knowledge and medical practice policies.
  • Makes and checks off appointments, giving routine non-medical instructions in preparation for the patient's visit to the practice.
  • Retrieves medical records from files, prepares fee slips and attaches to the medical record for use in conjunction with patient's visit.
  • Retrieves and files medical records, letters, reports and miscellaneous items as requested. Purges medical records monthly.
  • Collect fees, issues receipts and counsels patients concerning their accounts when necessary. Counts and balances money at the end of the day.
  • Prepares hospital lists. Prepares hospital orders for physician.
  • Schedules hospital admission. Schedules surgery. Performs precertification. Secures information from hospitals concerning consultations.
  • Researches files to determine if patient has visited the practice before. Makes up medical records for new patients.
  • Handles refills for prescriptions according to medical practice policy.
  • May be required to perform clinical duties under the supervision of the physician from time to time.

Job Requirements

Minimum Work Experience

Minimum of one year work experience in public contact job,preferably service related. Experience or interest in health care.


Minimum Education

High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of asecretarial or Medical Assistant course at the Junior College level ispreferred.

Required Skills

Requires basic computer software skills. Requires verbalability to discuss medical and financial problems with patients. 



Providence Heart -Lexington

108 Palmetto Park Blvd

Suite C

Lexington, SC 29072


Monday through Friday:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran