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Medical Office Assistant FT

Company: United Surgical Partners
Location: Germantown
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

FT Medical Office Assistant

Gastro One is a state-of-the-art healthcare facility specializing in gastroenterology and endoscopy procedures. We are committed to providing high-quality, patient-centered care in a comfortable and efficient environment. Our team of dedicated professionals is passionate about improving the lives of our patients. If you're looking to join a dynamic healthcare team that values excellence and patient well-being, Gastro One may be the place for you.

Position Overview:

Gastro One is seeking a Medical Office Assistant to join our administrative team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our healthcare facility, working closely with medical staff, patients, and fellow team members.The duties includes check in/out patients, scheduling, insurance verification, answering calls, collection and chart building.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding multi tasking abilities, communication and teamwork as well as the ability to keep up in a fast paced working environment. The candidate should be able to demonstrate previous successful/positive customer service encounters or programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Insurance verification
  • Obtains precertification from insurance companies for procedures
  • Requests office notes from referring physician if needed for authorization.
  • Outbound collection calls to patients regarding their medical invoice/bill answering questions and setting up payment/payment plans.
  • Ensures all required forms are placed in designated areas of the patient's' chart
  • Surgery scheduling
  • Daily preparation of charts for next day's surgeries within required deadline (NO LESS than 3 days prior to surgery, for all cases scheduled four days or more in advance of surgery date)
  • Preparation of medical consents for each chart prepared
  • Utilization of various collection strategies and methodologies to contact consumers in order to negotiate payment in full or payment arrangements on debt within federal, state and client collection guidelines and laws.
  • Knowledge of health care financing and Medical Collections preferred.
  • Other duties as assigned What We Offer:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
    • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
    • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of our patients. If you are a dedicated, medical office professional looking to contribute to a patient-focused healthcare team, we encourage you to apply.

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      Required Skills:
      • High school diploma or equivalent (associate degree in a related field is a plus).
      • Prior experience as a medical office assistant, medical secretary, or in a similar role.
      • Knowledge of medical terminology and electronic health record systems.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
      • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality.
      • Team player with a positive attitude and a passion for healthcare.
      • Must demonstrate excellent phone etiquette and exceptional customer service skills.

        Gastro One/USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

        Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
        Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

        E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

Keywords: United Surgical Partners, Memphis , Medical Office Assistant FT, Administration, Clerical , Germantown, Tennessee

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