Surgery Center Receptionist

HOURS: Monday – Friday 

LOCATION: Germantown Surgery Center


The Receptionist welcomes patients, families, physician and visitors to the center either in person or over the phone. The general duties include pre-registration and registration of patients(i.e. enter insurance and demographic information into HST system plus produce registration and consent forms), receiving and directing incoming calls, distribution of mail and messages, and assisting the business office as necessary. Assembles all patient charts, notifies patient of copay responsibility, and offers directions to the center. The Receptionist must work directly with the clinical staff members to properly understand lengths of procedures, room availability, and needs of special supplies. All surgeries will be posted to the schedule daily. Other duties may include completing the daily payment log, verification of benefits, HST data entry to include but not limited to supply entry, implant entry, and patient demographics. Other duties as assigned. Hours TBD at time of hire.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Additional languages preferred.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively over the phone, in writing and in person.
  • Participates in opportunities of continuing education.
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize recognized channels of communication.
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, co workers, and other health team members.


  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Medical terminology and coding courses.
  • Two years experience in the medical office setting preferably with surgical scheduling responsibilities and extensive public contact.
  • Typing and computer experience required.
  • Computer experience required for billing, word-processing and spreadsheet entry.

Qualified applicants should send their resume and contact information to Angela Ephlin at