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We want to become the healthiest county in Texas! Are you ready for the challenge? 

How to Apply

  1. Online - Submit an online application or e-mail it to
    • If you plan on electronically signing the application, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have the program, we suggest printing the application to sign it, scanning it and emailing it to  
    • If you are using a smartphone or tablet, an app available at this link will allow you electronically fill out, sign and submit an application.
  2. Visit us - We can help you apply at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Suite A-111 in Texas City.
  3. Please, no phone calls - Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond in a timely manner. 

We Can Offer You

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, affordable medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment.

Have questions?

Contact HR at (409) 938-2260 or

Galveston County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, LGBTQ, genetic information or national origin. All applicants must pass Criminal Background check and drug screening.

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Bilingual Unit Receptionist I (Medical)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:• Hourly Rate: $13.00-$13.39
  • Posted Date:04/09/2019 10:37 AM

Would you LOVE to assist in making our county the healthiest it can be?  Are you ready for the challenge?


Coastal Health & Wellness is seeking a new Bilingual Unit Receptionist I (Medical)!

The right candidate will be responsible for front office work including, but not limited to, greeting; answering phones and directing callers to the most appropriate area; processing clinical paperwork; and updating the NextGen system or electronic records with updated patient contact information.  In addition, cross train with Electronic Record Specialist, Dental Unit Receptionist, Check Out, Contact Center and Insurance Verification Specialist.

We can offer you:

• Excellent benefits; including an Amazing retirement package, Affordable medical insurance, Rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long term disability, FREE parking and much, much more! 

• Team Oriented Environment

• Hourly Rate: $13.00-$13.39


We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.



  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
  • 1+ year work experience in a medical clinic setting
  • Bilingual in Spanish required
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Must be able to work at both clinic Texas City and Galveston locations
  • Must be able to work late clinic hours and Saturday clinic on a rotation
  • Must be able to be flexible to meet daily shift priorities
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles
  • Must possess or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
  • Department of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicable
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office
  • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements
  • Must pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening


    An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. 

     Traditional Duties:

  • Gathering faxed medication refill request and distributing as directed
  • Organizing documents including faxes, phone calls, patient information, etc.
  • Taking direction from the Patient Information Manager on keeping the business needs of the medical unit receptionist’s area organized and taking direction from the charge nurse when needs arise
  • Verifying Insurance and CHW Discounted Services eligibility prior to scheduling appointments
  • Scheduling appointments and changing the rendering providers as needed
  • Printing patient medical labels to the nurses station
  • Notifying appropriate parties of maintenance requests according to Health District procedures
  • Maintaining copies of Coastal Health & Wellness approved forms and literature for providers and nursing staff to use in patient care
  • Completing various administrative assignments and clinic reports, which includes, but is not limited to, printing daily PEDI Reports for nurses; verifying LabCorp codes and mailing/faxing back LabCorp documents; accurately completing and e-mailing daily Incomplete Provider Encounter Reports; No Show reports, Left Without Being Seen (LWOBS) Reports.
  • Assisting medical staff to ensure compliance with HIPAA laws and regulations
  • Updating the NextGen system with patient contact information
  • Translating as needed in business area only (Bilingual position)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


To apply please visit our website and fill out our online application.  Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.


No Phone Calls Please




Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County


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