01 May
New York, Jacksonheights , 11372 Jacksonheights USA

Apicha Community Health Center’s mission is to provide affordable healthcare for underserved and vulnerable people living in the New York City boroughs and on the lower east side of Manhattan. The phrase “we care” embodies everything that Apicha does. Whether it’s our approach to otherized people, the LGBTQ+ community, individuals living with HIV/AIDs, or anyone else who walks through our doors, we show all of our patient s the same amount of dignity and respect. “We care” is what we live and breathe; it’s an essential part of who we are as a health center. Our rapidly growing medical facilities are seeking to fill multiple positions with hard-working, professionally minded, and socially conscious individuals who believe in our core values and are passionate about helping others. Position Summary: We're looking for a committed, professional full-time Patient Associate for our Manhattan location. The ideal candidate is someone who is customer-focused, friendly with good organizational and time-keeping skills. Job Responsibilities:

Customer Service - patient registration and attendant duties.

Administration - confirm appointments, follow-up for missed or cancelled appointments; verify patient insurance eligibility prior to appointments.

Compliance - ensure that patient records are accurate and complete, and that patient confidentiality is strictly maintained. Comply with agency policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.


High school diploma/GED with 2 years of working experience required. Some college education with 1 year of working experience preferred.

Excellent customer service skills are required.

Experience in outpatient clinic reception is preferred.

Written and verbal communication skills in English required.

Proficiency in common office software (Word, Excel), and ability to enter data accurately required.

Ability to sit in front of computer long hours required.

Demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS preferred.

Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Ability to speak Spanish language is preferred.

Knowledge of eClinicalWorks EMR is preferred.

At Apicha, we believe that serving the needs of our staff is just as important as serving the needs of underserved people of New York City as such we are proud to offer our team members a competitive employee benefits package which include 11 Paid Holidays, vacation and sick leave, Health Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Employee Assistant Program just to name a few.

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, citizenship status, or sexual orientation. If this sounds like the place for you, please feel free to apply today!

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