Administrative Assistant- Prov Heart (Bernardin) in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

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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 – Bernardin 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 physicians and services provided by Providence Heart - Downtown, 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

MinimumWork Experience

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



HighSchool Diploma or GED required. Completion of a secretarial or MedicalAssistant course at the Junior College level is preferred.


Requiresbasic computer software skills. Requires verbal ability to discuss medical andfinancial problems with patients. 



1655 Bernardin Avenue

Suite 220

Columbia, SC 29204


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

Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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


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