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BAMSI WCC Office Assistant in Whitman, Massachusetts

HOURS: 32

Tuesday - Friday 9 - 5p

Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!

The Office Assistant Provides administrative assistance to Clinic Director, Prescribers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Clinical Supervisors as needed and assigned. Assist the Operations Supervisor/CBHI Coordinator with the coordination of WCC intakes and referrals. Maintain oversight of front office operations. Check-in persons-served and collect appropriate co-payments for services rendered.

BAMSI’s outpatient mental health clinic, Whitman Counseling Center, is licensed by the Department of Public Health and accredited by CARF. The center is committed to empowering people to achieve their full potential through a variety of therapeutic approaches. We provide services for children and adults who are experiencing difficulty in their lives due to psychiatric or emotional symptoms.

BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Generous Time Off Package*

  • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings

  • Health and Dental Insurance*

  • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*

  • 403B plan with discretionary match

  • Wellness Activities

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Career Development Opportunities

*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours and may not be available for this particular position.

General Statement of Duties: Provide administrative assistance to Clinic Director, Prescribers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Clinical Supervisors as needed and assigned. Assist the Operations Supervisor/CBHI Coordinator with the coordination of WCC intakes and referrals. Maintain oversight of front office operations. Check-in persons-served and collect appropriate co-payments for services rendered.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and upkeep of the reception area.

  • Greet, check-in, and direct visitors.

  • Verify insurance eligibility online or via an interactive voice response system.

  • Input information on new clients into the electronic health record (eHana) system.

  • Collect, carefully document, and store co-payment for services.

  • Collaborate with Clinicians and Billing Manager on identified service authorization issues such as insurance lapse, units exceeded, technical challenges, incorrect dates, no service authorization, etc.

  • Assist clinicians with appointment schedules; both in office and Telehealth.

  • Answer and direct telephone calls, provide reminder calls, and confirm appointments.

  • Monitor and schedule staff trainings in a timely manner.

  • Attend assigned meetings and assist Operations Supervisor to record minutes as requested.

  • Coordinate special program events as scheduled by the clinic and/or division.

  • Distribute agency policies and other internal correspondence to staff in a timely fashion.

  • Develop and maintain various clinic forms as needed or assigned.

  • Process and direct daily mail.

  • Order and purchase office supplies as requested and approved by the Clinic Director.

  • Operate and maintain office equipment and place service and/or maintenance calls as authorized.

  • Conduct clinic safety drills and fire drills.

  • Secure the building and activate the answering system at the end of each evening shift.

  • Provide coverage for Operations Supervisor and Senior Office Assistant, in their absence.

  • Complete required employee trainings in accordance with BAMSI policies.

  • Perform duties consistent with agency/program policies and procedures

  • Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk

  • Perform other related duties as required or as assigned by supervisor or designee

  • High school diploma plus 1 year of experience working in an administrative office setting required.

  • Understanding and experience with individuals living with mental health/emotional disorders.

  • Strong computer knowledge including WORD, EXCEL and OUTLOOK.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Excellent office management and business-sense: organizational, telephone, and time management skills required.

  • Ability to multi-task in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Dependable, self-motivated, creative, and innovative

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and structured environment.

  • Team-oriented and willing to work in a team-based setting

  • Must be able to work between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday – Friday and have a flexible schedule to assist with coverage as needed.

  • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.

  • ID: 2020-3645

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.bamsi.org/

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