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Reena Sarnie
ReenaS@orthocs.com

Current Openings

Medical Assistant

Department: Administrative
Reports to: Clinical Manager
Type of Position: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week, Non-Exempt

General Description:
Under the direction of a physician or licensed provider, the medical assistant performs assigned patient care and administrative duties. Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to, greeting patients, taking vital signs, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, casting and bracing, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting. May also be responsible for some administrative duties in support of patient and practice operations. Able to work as a member of a team to ensure the physicians see patients as efficiently and effectively as possible while still delivering a favorable patient experience. This will be accomplished by improving workflow and communication with the front desk. Responsible for overseeing and managing patient flow for the assigned doctor.

Job Specifications:

  • Greets patients and assists them with transfers into a wheelchair and to x ray room if necessary
  • Previous experience with suture removal, DME/brace fitting, and cast application is preferred
  • All prior test results should be ordered for review prior to the patient exam
  • Review last office notes to prepare for the patient visit
  • Verify medical history forms are complete and then scanned into the electronic health record
  • All prior evaluations, history forms, and office notes should be entered into the EMR prior to this patient exam
  • Ensure that required x rays are ordered prior to patients arrival
  • All prior testing results should be presented to MD/PA prior to this patient exam
  • Prepare room for casting, procedures, etc./restock and clean when completed
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional environment by demonstrating patient privacy and respect for patients and staff
  • Follow Universal protocol in maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients
  • Required to perform any and all additional job responsibilities specified
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function for this position

Administrative Assistant

Department: Front Desk
Reports to: Lead Administrative Assistant
Type of Position: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week, Non-Exempt

General Description:
Responsible for delivering premium patient service upon arrival and departure from this medical facility. Required to perform clerical tasks utilizing knowledge of general medical office systems, procedures, and insurances. Responsible for the understanding of the practice’s work flow.

Job Specifications:

  • Greet and assist patients with registration forms and the collection of any documentation
  • Answering phones
  • Input pertinent information and update patient records into EMR
  • Knowledge of insurance referrals and prior authorizations required for treatment and testing
  • Take messages and emails and forward them to the appropriate MD/Pa or M
  • Perform accurate clerical work associated with checking out patients including but not limited to co-pays and other financial collections.
  • Make decisions on routine administrative matters and complete clerical details as required
  • Required to perform any and all additional job responsibilities specified
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma is required
  • Two years experience in medical reception in a fast paced environment is recommended
  • Written and verbal skills are required
  • Typing skills and experience with Microsoft word excel, and outlook is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of EMR and medical terminology is required

Job Behaviors:

  • Strong customer service and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to work as a team player
  • Compassionate and respectful to all patients and staff

Phone Receptionist

Department: Front Desk
Reports to: Lead Phone Receptionist
Type of Position: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week, Non-Exempt

General Description:
Responsible for handling a high volume of patient calls. Involves answering, listening, understanding, and/or redirecting calls to the appropriate areas. Required to represent the practice in a professional manner while using superb customer service skills. Responsible for recording messages accurately using correct spelling and grammar.

Job Specifications:

  • Answering a high volume of patient calls.
  • Screen calls to determine the exact nature of the call using the provided protocol.
  • Respond to fundamental questions as appropriate.
  • Redirect calls correctly.
  • Book appointments as necessary.
  • Compose messages properly utilizing precise spelling and grammatical syntax.
  • Direct messages to the appropriate MA.
  • Required to perform any and all additional job responsibilities specified.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma is required
  • Previous Reception experience is desirable.
  • Professional written and verbal skills are required.
  • Typing skills and experience with Microsoft word excel, and outlook is considered an asset.
  • Some knowledge of medical terminology is required.

Job Behaviors:

  • Strong customer service and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to work as a team player
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and be a strong self starter.
  • Compassionate and respectful to all patients and staff
  • A demonstrated desire to learn and grow is highly valued.

Credentialing Coordinator

Type of Position: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week, Non-Exempt

General Description:
Large Orthopedic Practice seeking a full-time credentialing coordinator who will be responsible for all aspects of credentialing and credentialing process for all medical providers.

Duties:

  • Initial credentialing and oversee re-credentialing for staff practitioners.
  • Prepare, organize and maintain all credentialing files according to guidelines set forth by state, federal and payer guidelines. Input/Maintain Contracting/Credentialing Database (Ncrad)/ Maintain CAQH/NCQA and other applicable credentialing outlets.
  • Monitor and track provider licenses and Malpractice Insurance.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all provider, center and patient information at all times, as required by facility policy and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Coordinate/Assist with Acquiring Practice Documentation, monitoring
  • Communicating with department heads and management level staff regarding status of credentials for practitioners.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two or more years related health care experience and/or training
  • Associates Degree preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management in a professional manner.

Certified Professional Orthopedic Coder

Type of Position: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week, Non-Exempt

General Description:
Seeking a certified coder with a strong orthopedic background as well as a working knowledge of medical billing to join our growing orthopedic practice. The position is responsible for charge entry, reviewing the accuracy of physician E&M and surgical CPT codes, as well as related ICD-10 codes; handle claim issues to include denials, edits and rejections along with the ability to perform daily audits and random medical record audits. In addition to the review of findings with managers/providers and work with the billing team on payer related issues.

Required Experience 2-4 yrs. Preferred 3-5+ yrs. Experience

Duties and Qualifications:

  • Assign ICD-10 and CPT codes accurately for Physician services
  • Reviews physician documentation to ensure accurate coding of all office and surgical procedures, assign the appropriate procedure and diagnosis codes based on current coding guidelines, The coder will verify and ensure the accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness of diagnosis codes based on services rendered and assigns appropriate modifiers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and remains current in regard to ICD’s current version, CPT codes
  • Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding and adhere to official coding guidelines
  • Complete appropriate paperwork/documentation/system entry regarding claim/encounter information
  • Provide support, education and training related to, quality of documentation, level of service and diagnosis coding consistent with established coding guidelines and standards
  • Knowledge of Local Coverage Determinations and National Coverage Determinations (LCD/NCD) medical necessity requirements
  • Monitor Coding changes to ensure that most current information is available
  • Working knowledge of payer specific guidelines and/or ability to seek resolve with billing department.
  • Experience with surgery coding and E&M coding
  • Post charges accurately and submit electronic claims
  • Resolve any claim rejections, including CCI edits
  • Research inadequate documentation and rejected or denial claims
  • Query attending physicians for documentation and diagnostic clarification
  • Works with manager and physicians, providing coding guidance
  • Enters charges timely and accurately
  • Runs and works daily reports.
  • Plan, organizes, and integrates priorities and deadlines.