MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST (FT Days) LVMG-GI/JMAJob ID 57698 Date posted 11/07/2018
Independence Physican Management (IPM) was formed in June 2012 to be a separate and distinct physician management unit of Universal Health Services (UHS). IPM is dedicated to the acquisition, employment and recruitment of physicians in communities served by UHS acute care facilities. Additionally, we provide management and billing services to our behavioral health division. We are the comprehensive physician services arm of UHS providing expertise to both employed and independent physicians in our markets.
IPM is a wholly owned subsidiary of UHS and all management decisions and contracts are held directly with IPM and its subsidiaries. The mission is to provide superior patient care at our physician clinics through dedicated leadership responsible for all management oversight and contracting authority for our aligned physicians. The separate structure with committed practice management knowledge also provides liability protection from regulatory concerns and ensures appropriate relationships within our integrated networks. The end result is a division with focused expertise in the areas of practice management and development, managed care contracting and credentialing, strategic planning, financial and budgeting oversight, recruitment, on-boarding of new physicians and support services dedicated to the operational excellence of our employed practices.
Responsible for overall functioning of the medical office, which includes patient scheduling check-in and check-out, insurance authorizations, medical records and supply management. This position requires the ability to multi-task and perform in a fast pace environment.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
One (1) to three (3) years Medical Office experience preferred. Medical terminology and basic mathematical calculations. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of medical clinic functions (scheduling, billing, insurance verifications and authorizations, ICD9 and CPT4 coding, patient procedures, medical records, etc) preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.