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Physician Billing Representative – Monroeville, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the overall relationship between Independent Physician Services and the client.
  • Responsible for gathering and logging charge information, coding, and entering or validating charges on the database.
  • Responsible for entering receipts (third party and personal) into the database.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable management via research and reconciliation of third party denials and refilings.
  • Responsible for maintaining a medical and technological knowledge base in regards to third party payers.
  • Responsible for patient billing statement generation.
  • Responsible for paper and electronic claim filing to third party payers.
  • Responsible for patient inquiries.
  • Responsible for completion of the processes to move patients to an outside collection agency.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating patient encounter / super bill forms.
  • Responsible for verifying patient insurance information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Research information needed to complete the billing process including procedure and diagnosis coding, obtaining charge information from physicians and the implementation of electronic charge passing.
  • Review coding information about procedures performed and diagnosis on charges.
  • Enter or validate charge information on the database.
  • Minimize bad debt by working pending insurance claims set to expire until zero balance or turned over to collections.
  • Complete coding and error resolution.
  • Assist client patients and provide information as requested, and allowable by corporate policy.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Identify and report trends from third party explanation of benefits.
  • Track and respond to CMS inquiries.
  • Process third party payer appeals.
  • Process refunds, hardships, physician requests for information, correspondence, etc.
  • Coordinate payment plan arrangements with patients.
  • Maintain, and adhere to corporate and departmental policies.
  • Train departmental personnel.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry and third party payer rules, regulations, policies, layouts, codes, etc.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all correspondences with patients, physicians, insurance companies, etc.
  • Develop, maintain and update database files and tracking spreadsheets.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Competitive Salary and benefits package
Job Type: Full-time


Medical Receptionist – Allentown, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for greeting customers, communicating with all departments as well as performing a variety of clerical duties for physicians, other members of the facility and company. These functions include, but are not limited to, certain billing functions, operating office equipment, answering the telephone, screening calls, taking messages, providing information to patients and appropriate staff and balancing daily deposits. Obtains, verifies, and updates patient information and provides support services to patients and medical staff. Requests, locates, sends, and receives patients’ medical record and is accountable for all clerical tasks required to provide a continuum of care at the highest possible level to all of our customers/patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Greets, screens, and directs customers/patients in a polite, clear, prompt, and helpful manner. Informs appropriate department/person of patients’ arrival in a timely manner. Recognizes and expedites the emergency patient and how to handle an emergency situation. Recognizes when to interrupt the physicians. Schedules follow up office appointments.
  • Completes, prepares, maintains, provides, batches, and files paperwork correctly and in a timely manner. Understands the importance and necessity of correct handling of all paperwork such as, but not limited to: encounter forms, medical records, medical records release forms, super bills, patient sign in sheets, physical forms, drug screening forms, and transient files as well as sorting/distributing mail and faxes, including but not limited to interoffice mail.
  • Updates patient information by entering updated demographics, insurance information, collects co pays and account balances , and obtains signatures as necessary. Distribution of the privacy and billing policies. Documenting in the computer that the distribution took place. Understanding what to do if the patient refuses to sign acknowledgement of documents. Educate all patients on Portal option, complete and submit enrollment form, and ensure follow up/set up of Portal account.
  • Maintains clean and orderly waiting and reception areas including reading materials and toy areas. Not leaving work for others and consistently (working all items that are stacked in a pile to be handled) maintaining a neat front desk area.
  • Answers phones in a pleasant manner using consistent etiquette- identifying location and name and attends to customer needs expeditiously. Will not leave a caller on extended hold. Takes detailed messages utilizing the message form/Allscripts messaging and includes all pertinent demographic patient information as well as the time and date the message was taken and by whom. Medical receptionists are not permitted to give clinical advice.
  • Ensure accurate review of patient information to prevent duplicate accounts- verifying name, birth date, and social security number. Recognize what makes a complete encounter form and how to batch encounters. Understand the process for requesting a new insurance to be added.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Meaningful Use.
  • Understands and being accountable for checks received, bank deposits, including where the bag is kept and the procedure for the use and accounting of petty cash.
  • Orders office supplies, assuring they are stocked and prepared for use. Assists in the care and maintenance of all office equipment.
  • Being accountable for following the correct call off and time off procedure.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.

The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High school diploma required

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in customer service health care setting preferred. Experience with office equipment.

Job type: Part-time


Medical Scheduler/Operator – Allentown, PA

Growing company with an office in Allentown seeking a scheduler/operator to join our organization. Candidates:

  • Will provide quality customer service and positive attitude.
  • Display good patient, physician, and employee relations, including teamwork.
  • Will fill physician schedules, gather information for new patient appointments, and troubleshoot scheduling problem calls.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, and the public.
  • Must have excellent PC and telephone skills.

Medical office experience a plus.


Physician Billing Representative – Allentown, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the overall relationship between Independent Physician Services and the client.
  • Responsible for gathering and logging charge information, coding, and entering or validating charges on the database.
  • Responsible for entering receipts (third party and personal) into the database.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable management via research and reconciliation of third party denials and refilings.
  • Responsible for maintaining a medical and technological knowledge base in regards to third party payers.
  • Responsible for patient billing statement generation.
  • Responsible for paper and electronic claim filing to third party payers.
  • Responsible for patient inquiries.
  • Responsible for completion of the processes to move patients to an outside collection agency.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating patient encounter / super bill forms.
  • Responsible for verifying patient insurance information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Research information needed to complete the billing process including procedure and diagnosis coding, obtaining charge information from physicians and the implementation of electronic charge passing.
  • Review coding information about procedures performed and diagnosis on charges.
  • Enter or validate charge information on the database.
  • Minimize bad debt by working pending insurance claims set to expire until zero balance or turned over to collections.
  • Complete coding and error resolution.
  • Assist client patients and provide information as requested, and allowable by corporate policy.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Identify and report trends from third party explanation of benefits.
  • Track and respond to CMS inquiries.
  • Process third party payer appeals.
  • Process refunds, hardships, physician requests for information, correspondence, etc.
  • Coordinate payment plan arrangements with patients.
  • Maintain, and adhere to corporate and departmental policies.
  • Train departmental personnel.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry and third party payer rules, regulations, policies, layouts, codes, etc.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all correspondences with patients, physicians, insurance companies, etc.
  • Develop, maintain and update database files and tracking spreadsheets.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Competitive Salary and benefits package
Job Type: Full-time


 

LPN Float – Meadville, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

    This is a float position covering the Meadville, Linesville, Conneaut Lake, and Cochranton areas.

    The Licensed Practical Nurse will be responsible for providing professional nursing care and assisting physicians with patient care as well as greeting customers, providing information to patients and physicians, communicating with departments, scheduling appointments and chart management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses patient’s general condition and takes vital signs, height and weight, documents all current medications and allergies.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Provides basic patient care as ordered.
  • Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.
  • Fulfills patient’s care responsibilities as assigned, which may include but are not limited to: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressings, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient chief complaint; performing screenings HT. WT. TEMP. BP.; assisting the physicians; physician assistant/nurse with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include; sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include; setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Answers telephone calls, records messages for physicians and department personnel, schedules patient appointments and revises patient schedules for cancellations and so forth.
  • Schedules patients for follow-up appointments, surgical procedure and/or appointments in other departments and clinics, and provides patients with basic information on referral physicians and other facilities for further care.
  • Verifies that all charts are present for patient visit, prepares chart for patient visit by reviewing the chart and obtaining any information necessary prior to visit.
  • Greets patients in polite, prompt, helpful manner. Provides direction, information and other assistance if needed.
  • Collects copays, provides any necessary forms needing completion and obtains signatures as necessary. Enters charges, completes referrals and obtains precertification’s as needed.
  • Verifies completion of necessary paperwork such as charge forms. Uses computer system to generate information necessary for billing.
  • Maintains clean and orderly area.
  • The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to job position.
    EDUCATION: High School Diploma. Accreditation from an LPN Program.

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in a clinical setting performing nursing duties as well as in a customer service health care setting and experience with office equipment preferred.

    REQUIREMENTS: Current PA LPN license in good standing, current PA driver’s license in good standing, current CPR certification.

Job Type: Part-time


Vascular and Vein Technologist – Allentown, PA

JOB TITLE: Sonographer – Vascular and Vein Technologist

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Perform Vascular

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Clinical/Diagnostic Supervisor

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Echo

  • Prepares for examinations by checking equipment, inventory and restocking supplies
  • Review patient schedules; read physician orders for specific examinations or procedures
  • Set up recording equipment; enter patient information into system
  • Assist patient by helping reduce patient anxieties (i.e. explaining procedure, answering questions, assisting patient to examination table
  • Obtain quality images by positioning and repositioning transducer; monitoring display screen; listening to signals’ adjusting equipment for beam strength and focus; detecting artifacts that mimic abnormalities; record images
  • Record examination information by printing graphics and data; calculating measurements of heart wall, chamber size, and blood flow direction and velocity; comparing measurements to norms
  • Communicate effectively with patients and medical staff regarding normal or abnormal findings
  • Follow HIPAA criteria
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Transport equipment, billing information and studies to and from satellite offices and perform echocardiograms at satellite office when required
  • Vascular

  • Prepares for examinations by checking equipment, inventory and restocking supplies
  • Review patient schedules; read physician orde4rs for specific examinations or procedure
  • Set up recording equipment; enter patient information into system
  • Assist patient by helping reduce patient anxieties (i.e. explaining procedure, answering questions, assisting patient to examination table
  • Follow HIPAA criteria
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Removing and redressing wraps or bandages as needed
  • Examine the anatomical structure and function of the body’s vessels, using ultrasound and noninvasive equipment. Observe the flow of blood within vessels and record images of normal and abnormal blood vessel anatomy
  • Communicate effectively with patients and medical staff regarding normal or abnormal findings
  • Collecting information from patients regarding their medical history
  • Use ultrasound to guide the physician to directly visualize an injection needle’s path and the immediate structures around it, thereby minimizing risk of injury to adjacent nerves or blood vessels. Accurately mapping the vessels to be treated pre-procedure to minimize the above risks
  • Records examination information by printing graphics and data; calculating measurements
  • Interpreting results as needed by the physician and accurately scheduling the correct follow-up appointments or procedures as needed
  • Interpreting, writing and proofreading reports pertaining to exams and procedures to be reviewed by the physician
  • Assist other sonographers by performing add-on testing, as time permits
  • Assist other departments, as time permits
  • Provide quality customer service and a positive attitude. Display good patient, physician and employee relations, including teamwork.

The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to job position.
EDUCATION: Associates Degree plus Certification from one of the following: RDCS, ARDMS, RCS, RCCS, CCI

EXPERIENCE: Be able to perform Echo, Stress Echo, and Venous studies

REQUIREMENTS: Certified be an accredited Group or qualified to take test

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as need evolve.
Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Required education: Associate
Required experience:

  • Echo, Stress Echo, Vascular, and Venous Studies: 1 year
  • Education: Associate(Required)
  • License: RDCS, ARDMS, RCS, RCCS, or CCI (Preferred)

Office Assistant/File Clerk – Allentown, PA

JOB TITLE: Office Assistant/File Clerk

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in organizing and Maintains required records, reports, files
  • Scanning of invoices
  • Processing, sorting and distributing mail to internal departments and individuals
  • Monitors current inventory to assure appropriate stock levels
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Directing vendor calls
  • Processes incoming mail
  • Handling petty cash
  • Daily bank runs and deposits
  • Assists in keeping track of patient refunds
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail

The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED. Associates Degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: One year assisting in an office environment. One year bookkeeping experience in health care organization.

REQUIREMENTS: None

Knowledge:

  • Systems and practices
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics

Skills:

  • Skill in computer programs, spreadsheets and applications
  • Skill in using a calculator, computer, scanning, fax, and copier
  • Skill in effectively location the most appropriate vendor for fulfilling orders

Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and interpret policies and regulations
  • Ability to prepare documents in response to complaints and inquiries
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with others

Physical/Mental Demands: Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment. Manual dexterity using calculator and computer keyboard.

Environmental/Working Conditions: Normal office environment.
This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements.

Schedule:Monday-Friday

Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

**No Calls, No Search Firms**


Medical Laboratory Terchnician/Medical Technologist

***Please note this is a Temporary-Full Time Position***

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: To be a part of a high performance physician office laboratory through effectively participating in all operations of the laboratory to ensure high quality patient care. The position will be guided be the principles of Trust, Teamwork, Responsibility, Communication, and Mutual Respect.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs technical laboratory functions including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, serology, microbiology, and phlebotomy.
  • Reports test results following clinic protocols drawing special alerts to physicians and/or nurses attention on critical or call value results.
  • Ensures proper collection of specimens and appropriate sampling and record keeping.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies as needed. Reviews quality control to verify equipment is functioning properly.
  • Complies with all policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness, and infection control.
  • Encourages positive relations within our organization (NPA/IPS) and any outside organization.
  • Participates in continuous process improvement by offering potential solutions to problems observed.
  • Takes initiative on assigned/volunteered projects and follows through to completion.
  • Participates in proficiency testing, training and continuing education.

The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma (Grandfather Clause), Associate’s Degree or BS in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Technology and successful completion of MT, or MLT course of study. ASCP certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Experience preferred, but new graduates will be considered.

REQUIREMENTS: ASCP or AMT certification preferred.


Certified Nurse Practitioner – Linesville, PA 

Excellent career opportunities with Northwest Physicians Associates!

Northwest Physicians Associates has been serving the western Pennsylvania area for almost 12 years with multiple specialties. As we continue to grow, we are currently recruiting 1 full time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to join our Family Medicine group in Linesville, Pennsylvania. Experience is preferred but we are willing to train new graduates. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be eager to work with patients and staff, and have the ability to multitask.

Position Details: Open position is for Primary Care. Experience is preferred, but not required – physicians are willing to train. However, MUST BE CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER.

At Northwest Physicians Associates we are proud to offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Upon Hire 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Paid professional licensure fees and dues in all appropriate professional organization
  • 1 week paid time for professional education
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance available upon hire
  • 401k eligibility

You will not only be advancing your career, but also joining a family of physicians committed to the health of local families in the community.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


Certified Nurse Practitioner – Meadville, PA

Excellent career opportunities with Northwest Physicians Associates!

Northwest Physicians Associates has been serving the western Pennsylvania area for almost 12 years with multiple specialties. As we continue to grow, we are currently recruiting 1 full time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to join our Family Medicine group in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Experience is preferred but we are willing to train new graduates. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be eager to work with patients and staff, and have the ability to multitask.

Position Details: Open position is for Primary Care. Experience is preferred, but not required – physicians are willing to train. However, MUST BE CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER.

At Northwest Physicians Associates we are proud to offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Upon Hire 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Paid professional licensure fees and dues in all appropriate professional organization
  • 1 week paid time for professional education
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance available upon hire
  • 401k eligibility

You will not only be advancing your career, but also joining a family of physicians committed to the health of local families in the community.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


Medical Receptionist – Meadville, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for greeting customers, communicating with all departments as well as performing a variety of clerical duties for physicians, other members of the facility and company. These functions include, but are not limited to, certain billing functions, operating office equipment, answering the telephone, screening calls, taking messages, providing information to patients and appropriate staff and balancing daily deposits. Obtains, verifies, and updates patient information and provides support services to patients and medical staff. Requests, locates, sends, and receives patients’ medical record and is accountable for all clerical tasks required to provide a continuum of care at the highest possible level to all of our customers/patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Greets, screens, and directs customers/patients in a polite, clear, prompt, and helpful manner. Informs appropriate department/person of patients’ arrival in a timely manner. Recognizes and expedites the emergency patient and how to handle an emergency situation. Recognizes when to interrupt the physicians. Schedules follow up office appointments.
  • Completes, prepares, maintains, provides, batches, and files paperwork correctly and in a timely manner. Understands the importance and necessity of correct handling of all paperwork such as, but not limited to: encounter forms, medical records, medical records release forms, super bills, patient sign in sheets, physical forms, drug screening forms, and transient files as well as sorting/distributing mail and faxes, including but not limited to interoffice mail.
  • Updates patient information by entering updated demographics, insurance information, collects co pays and account balances , and obtains signatures as necessary. Distribution of the privacy and billing policies. Documenting in the computer that the distribution took place. Understanding what to do if the patient refuses to sign acknowledgement of documents. Educate all patients on Portal option, complete and submit enrollment form, and ensure follow up/set up of Portal account.
  • Maintains clean and orderly waiting and reception areas including reading materials and toy areas. Not leaving work for others and consistently (working all items that are stacked in a pile to be handled) maintaining a neat front desk area.
  • Answers phones in a pleasant manner using consistent etiquette- identifying location and name and attends to customer needs expeditiously. Will not leave a caller on extended hold. Takes detailed messages utilizing the message form/Allscripts messaging and includes all pertinent demographic patient information as well as the time and date the message was taken and by whom. Medical receptionists are not permitted to give clinical advice.
  • Ensure accurate review of patient information to prevent duplicate accounts- verifying name, birth date, and social security number. Recognize what makes a complete encounter form and how to batch encounters. Understand the process for requesting a new insurance to be added.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Meaningful Use.
  • Understands and being accountable for checks received, bank deposits, including where the bag is kept and the procedure for the use and accounting of petty cash.
  • Orders office supplies, assuring they are stocked and prepared for use. Assists in the care and maintenance of all office equipment.
  • Being accountable for following the correct call off and time off procedure.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.

The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High school diploma required

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in customer service health care setting preferred. Experience with office equipment.

Job type: Full-time, Part time


Medical Receptionist – Franklin, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for greeting customers, communicating with all departments as well as performing a variety of clerical duties for physicians, other members of the facility and company. These functions include, but are not limited to, certain billing functions, operating office equipment, answering the telephone, screening calls, taking messages, providing information to patients and appropriate staff and balancing daily deposits. Obtains, verifies, and updates patient information and provides support services to patients and medical staff. Requests, locates, sends, and receives patients’ medical record and is accountable for all clerical tasks required to provide a continuum of care at the highest possible level to all of our customers/patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Greets, screens, and directs customers/patients in a polite, clear, prompt, and helpful manner. Informs appropriate department/person of patients’ arrival in a timely manner. Recognizes and expedites the emergency patient and how to handle an emergency situation. Recognizes when to interrupt the physicians. Schedules follow up office appointments.
  • Completes, prepares, maintains, provides, batches, and files paperwork correctly and in a timely manner. Understands the importance and necessity of correct handling of all paperwork such as, but not limited to: encounter forms, medical records, medical records release forms, super bills, patient sign in sheets, physical forms, drug screening forms, and transient files as well as sorting/distributing mail and faxes, including but not limited to interoffice mail.
  • Updates patient information by entering updated demographics, insurance information, collects co pays and account balances , and obtains signatures as necessary. Distribution of the privacy and billing policies. Documenting in the computer that the distribution took place. Understanding what to do if the patient refuses to sign acknowledgement of documents. Educate all patients on Portal option, complete and submit enrollment form, and ensure follow up/set up of Portal account.
  • Maintains clean and orderly waiting and reception areas including reading materials and toy areas. Not leaving work for others and consistently (working all items that are stacked in a pile to be handled) maintaining a neat front desk area.
  • Answers phones in a pleasant manner using consistent etiquette- identifying location and name and attends to customer needs expeditiously. Will not leave a caller on extended hold. Takes detailed messages utilizing the message form/Allscripts messaging and includes all pertinent demographic patient information as well as the time and date the message was taken and by whom. Medical receptionists are not permitted to give clinical advice.
  • Ensure accurate review of patient information to prevent duplicate accounts- verifying name, birth date, and social security number. Recognize what makes a complete encounter form and how to batch encounters. Understand the process for requesting a new insurance to be added.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Meaningful Use.
  • Understands and being accountable for checks received, bank deposits, including where the bag is kept and the procedure for the use and accounting of petty cash.
  • Orders office supplies, assuring they are stocked and prepared for use. Assists in the care and maintenance of all office equipment.
  • Being accountable for following the correct call off and time off procedure.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.

The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High school diploma required

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in customer service health care setting preferred. Experience with office equipment.

Job type: Part-time


Medical Assistant – Meadville, PA 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care as well as greeting customers, providing information to patients and physicians, communicating with departments, scheduling appointments and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Office Coordinator. If the office does not have a designated Office Coordinator the employee reports to the Physicians and Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Fulfills patient’s care responsibilities as assigned, which may include but are not limited to: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressings, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient chief complaint; performing screenings HT. WT. TEMP. BP.; assisting the physicians; physician assistant/nurse with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include; sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include; setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Answers telephone calls, records messages for physicians and department personnel, schedules patient appointments and revises patient schedules for cancellations and so forth.
  • Schedules patients for follow-up appointments, surgical procedure and/or appointments in other departments and clinics, and provides patients with basic information on referral physicians and other facilities for further care.
  • Verifies that all charts are present for patient visit, prepares chart for patient visit by reviewing the chart and obtaining any information necessary prior to visit.
  • Utilizing strong customer service skills will Greet patients in polite, prompt, helpful manner. Provides direction, information and other assistance if needed.
  • Collects copays, provides any necessary forms needing completion and obtains signatures as necessary. Enters charges, completes referrals and obtains precertifications as needed.
  • Verifies completion of necessary paperwork such as charge forms. Uses computer system to generate information necessary for billing.
  • Maintains clean and orderly area.
  • The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma. Accreditation from a Program or Certification as a Medical Assistant.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one- year experience in customer service setting, six months receptionist experience in health care setting and experience with office equipment preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: Certification in Medical Assisting or have the ability of obtaining certification.
Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


Medical Assistant – Pottsville, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care as well as greeting customers, providing information to patients and physicians, communicating with departments, scheduling appointments and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Office Coordinator. If the office does not have a designated Office Coordinator the employee reports to the Physicians and Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Fulfills patient’s care responsibilities as assigned, which may include but are not limited to: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressings, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient chief complaint; performing screenings HT. WT. TEMP. BP.; assisting the physicians; physician assistant/nurse with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include; sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include; setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Answers telephone calls, records messages for physicians and department personnel, schedules patient appointments and revises patient schedules for cancellations and so forth.
  • Schedules patients for follow-up appointments, surgical procedure and/or appointments in other departments and clinics, and provides patients with basic information on referral physicians and other facilities for further care.
  • Verifies that all charts are present for patient visit, prepares chart for patient visit by reviewing the chart and obtaining any information necessary prior to visit.
  • Utilizing strong customer service skills will Greet patients in polite, prompt, helpful manner. Provides direction, information and other assistance if needed.
  • Collects copays, provides any necessary forms needing completion and obtains signatures as necessary. Enters charges, completes referrals and obtains precertifications as needed.
  • Verifies completion of necessary paperwork such as charge forms. Uses computer system to generate information necessary for billing.
  • Maintains clean and orderly area.
  • The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma. Accreditation from a Program or Certification as a Medical Assistant.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one- year experience in customer service setting, six months receptionist experience in health care setting and experience with office equipment preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: Certification in Medical Assisting or have the ability of obtaining certification.
Job Type: Part-time


Medical Assistant – Lehighton, PA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care as well as greeting customers, providing information to patients and physicians, communicating with departments, scheduling appointments and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Office Coordinator. If the office does not have a designated Office Coordinator the employee reports to the Physicians and Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Fulfills patient’s care responsibilities as assigned, which may include but are not limited to: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressings, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient chief complaint; performing screenings HT. WT. TEMP. BP.; assisting the physicians; physician assistant/nurse with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include; sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include; setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Answers telephone calls, records messages for physicians and department personnel, schedules patient appointments and revises patient schedules for cancellations and so forth.
  • Schedules patients for follow-up appointments, surgical procedure and/or appointments in other departments and clinics, and provides patients with basic information on referral physicians and other facilities for further care.
  • Verifies that all charts are present for patient visit, prepares chart for patient visit by reviewing the chart and obtaining any information necessary prior to visit.
  • Utilizing strong customer service skills will Greet patients in polite, prompt, helpful manner. Provides direction, information and other assistance if needed.
  • Collects copays, provides any necessary forms needing completion and obtains signatures as necessary. Enters charges, completes referrals and obtains precertifications as needed.
  • Verifies completion of necessary paperwork such as charge forms. Uses computer system to generate information necessary for billing.
  • Maintains clean and orderly area.
  • The jobholder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma. Accreditation from a Program or Certification as a Medical Assistant.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one- year experience in customer service setting, six months receptionist experience in health care setting and experience with office equipment preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: Certification in Medical Assisting or have the ability of obtaining certification.
Job Type: Part-time