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Are you interested in being part of a community health team in a rural setting? Shingletown Medical Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in beautiful Shingletown, CA. Shingletown is located in the Sierras a short drive from Lassen Volcanic Park.

Title: Front Office Clerk/Medical receptionist, Full time non-exempt Salary: $15.00

Shingletown Medical Center provides: Medical, dental and vision care insurance for all full-time employees. Paid holidays Paid sick and vacation time Paid bereavement and jury duty leave.

Education: High School Diploma

Skills and Experience: Typing/keyboarding, heavy phones and phone etiquette, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment maintaining patient confidentiality and professionalism in a team-oriented environment. The candidate must be flexible in order to work both independently and as a team player. Must maintain confidentiality relating to SMC personnel, patients and organization information. This position is Monday – Friday with occasional Saturdays.

Required: One year experience in a reception type position. Preferred Skills and Experience: Knowledge of medical office protocol and medical billing.


  • Greet all patients and visitors promptly upon arrival. Patients are to be made as comfortable as possible and let know that we are here to meet their medical needs
  • Work with all areas of the organization with courtesy and professionalism
  • Alert medical staff immediately of any walk-in emergency
  • Confirm all necessary information/paperwork needed for patient’s appointment has been received by the time of the patient’s appointment
  • Collect and verify patient’s insurance information
  • Answer phones in a timely, courteous manner and screen incoming calls. Taking of messages and delivering them in a precise manner.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments in keeping with a smooth patient flow.
  • Collect all types of payments from patients and confirm at the end of each day that receipts and all computer entries balance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Medical receptionist: 1 year (Required)
  • Medical terminology: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Computer skills: 1 year (Preferred)

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.00
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No