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Practice Coordinator - Chemical Dependency



At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.


Responsible for performing and/or supervision of the daily business office functions and operations of non-provider staff in conjunction with manager.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency

SCHEDULE: 7.5hr shifts


• AAS preferred.
• Two years of medical office experience with computer systems.
• Previous supervisory/leadership experience preferred.
• Computer experience needed with Word, Excel, Groupwise and Cerner.
• Must have excellent keyboard skills and be familiar with the Windows environment.


Works collaboratively with Manager to ensure monthly/quarterly reporting.
• May be responsible for departmental orientation/precepting oversight for new non-provider staff and may assist the manager with preparations for the ongoing and annual performance appraisals of the non-provider staff.
• Maintains/assists office staffing schedules and provides a procedure for covering absences, including floating of internal staff, usage of per diem and/or temps, and sharing staff between offices.
Provide support to the Manager for accurate completion and timely submission of departmental time sheets/payroll activities.
Attends and/or participates in documented monthly meetings; including developing an agenda for staff meetings and disseminating information to office staff.
Assists with oversight of departmental office supplies within budget.
• Performs all functions of medical secretary when necessary.
Assumes leadership role in the practice manager absence.
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of, and ensure compliance with, all internal and external regulator and third party payor requirements, policies and procedures, if applicable.
Reviews/Inputs data of all office charges, including ICD9-CM diagnosis coding of encounter forms where applicable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $18.75 - $24.04

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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