Oregon Health & Science University

PAS Specialist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Family Medicine at Richmond
Salary Range
$20.02 - $27.10 per hour
Variable Monday-Friday and Fair Share Saturdays
7:30am-8:00pm (Weekdays); 9:00am-1:00pm (Saturday)
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

Medical receptionist position at Richmond includes; scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out for appointments, verifying demographics and insurance, answering phone calls, collecting payments, paperwork, assisting with a backup duty (cross trained to  help cover referrals, billing, eligibility, medical records, etc), attending meetings, ensure that the environment is clean and performing other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • Six months of work experience in a medical office setting, including high volume direct patient contact; OR
  • One year of work experience in a high volume direct public contact position
  • Basic computer keyboarding skills including typing of 30 - 45 wpm
  • Note: Successful completion of a formal OHSU Administrative Internship Program will substitute for one year of experience. Contact Compensation for confirmation of eligibility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (over the phone, e-mail and in person)
  • Accurate message taking
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask
  • Basic computer skills
  • EPIC experience
  • MS office (excel and word) experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business or other health care related field
  • Previous family practice experience
  • Previous experience working in a low income clinic (Federally qualified health center or rural health center)
  • Previous experience with culturally diverse patients
  • Bi-lingual: Russian or Spanish or Vietnamese
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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