This position serves as an Administrative Specialist at the Alleghany County office of AppHealthCare. This position will fill a critical role by providing office support to serve clients seeking a variety of clinical services.
This position works with a great front office team, and will complete a variety of administrative functions for clinical public health services including patient registration, determining fees or applicable sliding fee discounts, and processing payments.
The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of basic computer software, electronic health records, and office support duties. Ability to maintain professional demeanor during stressful situations is essential. Being bilingual in English and Spanish is a highly preferred skill for the position but not essential.
Minimum Training Requirements and Experience: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred.
AppHealthCare is a fully accredited district health department serving Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga counties and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving Alleghany and Ashe counties.
Our mission is to promote safe and healthy living, prevent disease, and protect the environment.
The Appalachian District Health Department was established in 1933 and covers Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties. The health department provides many services such as high quality clinical care, nutrition services, Women Infants and Children (WIC), community health services and environmental health services.
The rebranding initiative represents our ability to continue to provide high quality patient care and essential services that are critical for the health of the public. We are committed to serving our patients and clients and ensuring the fulfillment of our mission to promote safe and healthy living, prevent disease and protect the environment.
We provide a variety of high quality services to meet the needs of our communities:
Environmental Health Services
Community Health Services
AppHealthCare accepts private insurances, Medicaid, a...nd Medicare, as well as patients without health insurance. We offer a sliding fee discount program for patients.
AppHealthCare is governed by a Board of Health and an FQHC Board, Partners in Public Health.