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Medical Office Specialist - Primary Care

Company: Lower Valley Hospital Association
Location: Fruita
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Communicates the scheduling and patient process. Collects and documents all patient demographics. Insurance eligibility verification and collection of appropriate copays. Receive and post all payments as appropriate. Provide efficiencies in scheduling and managing patients and scheduling of appointments, assemble patient forms for appointments. Maintain strong organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures for medical practice. Knowledge of medical practice principles, practices and procedures. Process incoming and outgoing calls efficiently, politely and as quickly as possible. Document phone messages in EHR as appropriate. Alert supervisor to any insurance issues in an efficient and timely manner. Promote existing and new programs and/or policies of Family Health West and the outpatient clinics both internally and externally, exhibiting professional and respectful behavior to others at all times. Complete scanning as assigned into patient charts in a timely manner. Direct patient contact assisting with intake registration, escorting and assisting physician with duties as assigned. Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day. Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate. Provide support of projects and demonstrate strong communication skills both oral and written. Follow up on patient referrals ensure timely processing. Call for authorization for Workers Compensation patients. Submit for authorization of treatment/procedures to insurance companies as needed and directed by Practice Manager or Practice Director. Prepare and send all referrals/documentation to outside providers as needed. Request documentation from outside providers and scan documentation into Medical EMR. Access records from QHN and Paper version as needed. Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings with each practice MOS staff and Staff Manager to go over any issues, new processes, etc. Maintain knowledge of programs such as Patient Portal, EMR, QHN, Gmail and associated programs, etc. Train new hires as needed. Comply with Competency Audits and Trainings as directed by Practice Directory/Practice Manager. Other job related duties as assigned. Wage Range The wage range for this position is $14.59 - $20.03 Benefits FHW offers a full benefits package including: FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:Employee Assistance Program 403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting scheduleFOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING AT LEAST 30 HOURS A WEEKMedical Plan Options: I. PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductibleII. High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account.III. Telemedicine includes in both plan options.DentalVisionLife Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment InsuranceDisability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option.Critical Illness and Accident PlansCafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection, ExperienceRequiredEducation High School Diploma or equivalent required. Licenses No professional license required. Certifications No professional certification required. Experience Must have one year experience in the medical field. Preferred one year experience working with insurance companies, and two to five years of experience in the customer service field. EducationRequiredHigh School or better

Keywords: Lower Valley Hospital Association, Snowmass , Medical Office Specialist - Primary Care, Other , Fruita, Colorado

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