Pediatric Medical Receptionist

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position


Date Posted: October 2021

Department: Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced, professional Medical Receptionist for a full time opportunity in our Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Department. Reporting to the Practice Manager, the Medical Receptionist is the face of our department and provides excellent customer service while managing phone calls, schedules appointments, checking in patients in our busy practice and ensuring patient information is accurate in the electronic health record system.

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the struggling residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

The successful candidate will:
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent and prior experience

  • Have a high degree of comfort with electronic medical records systems and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Demonstrate superior customer service skills

  • Be willing to work extended hours as needed, including, with advance notice, some limited evenings and/or weekends

  • Have proven success handling confidential information

  • Be comfortable with or be able quickly to learn electronic practice management systems

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and integrity in processing all forms of patient payments

  • Be able to produce high quality work efficiently and in an environment with changing priorities

  • Have the willingness and ability to work as part of a team and to demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism

  • Candidates with prior experience working in a multiple provider medical practice or with diverse patient populations are preferred. candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly preferred.

  • All candidates for employment at CHS must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received all COVID-19 shots necessary depending on the type of vaccination (1 dose for Janssen, 2 doses for Moderna or Pfizer) prior to your first day of employment. In addition, you are required to provide proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day of employment. 

  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation and such accommodation must be reviewed prior to your first day of employment. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is approved, you will be required to submit to weekly PCR testing at least once every 7 days and provide a copy of your negative test result no later than the beginning of your shift each week. 

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.