Medical Office Coordinator Salary
|Salary||$26,122 - $50,336|
|Total Pay (||$26,118 - $45,257|
|Hourly Rate||$12.47 - $19.65|
|Overtime||$4.14 - $30.39|
|Total Pay (||$26,118 - $45,257|
Job Description for Medical Office Coordinator
Medical office coordinators are full-time positions that include extensive secretarial work in a medical environment. Day-to-day tasks include large amounts of administrative duties such as handling invoices and reimbursement, transcription, scheduling, and communications including e-mail, fax, paging, and phone calls. The position also has many clinical duties, such as assisting patients with records and paperwork, resolving patient conflicts, scheduling tests and appointments, and relaying all applicable information.Read More...
All work performed by medical office coordinators is done in an office or hospital environment, though there may be potentially hazardous exposure to sick patients. Physical requirements of the position are generally limited to light tasks such as helping patients with disabilities in the office and long hours of working on computers. This position involves substantial direct contact with patients, but also requires regular coordination and communications with physicians, laboratory technicians, and other employees. Work hours include set shifts, which may be during regular business hours or overnight, depending on the employer's needs.
Educational requirements for medical office coordinators typically include a high school diploma or equivalent. Most jobs require a minimum of one to two years of experience in a secretarial position as well. Other skills and abilities needed for the job include basic computer knowledge, the ability to quickly pick up medical terminology, high organizational abilities, and strong interpersonal skills. Medical office coordinators must be able to communicate effectively with patients of all types.
Medical Office Coordinator Tasks
- Coordinate the daily medical service operations of a health organization.
- Coordinate scheduling activities for staff and adjust workload accordingly.
- Develop and implement new programs for both medical staff and patients alike.
- Hire, train, direct, and assess the performance of office personnel.
- Communicate between the community and medical professionals to determine needed services, increase awareness of programs, and improve PR.
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Medical Office Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $34K. Medical Office Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. Medical Office Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $39K on average.
Pay Difference by Location
Medical Office Coordinators will find that Austin offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 12 percent. One of the biggest compensable factors for Medical Office Coordinators is geography, with workers in Exeter earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average.
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