Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Nassau and Suffolk Counties
May 03, 2017Full time
Job Descriptions List Medical Records Clerk Processes medical-legal documents, insurance data, and correspondence requests, in conformance with federal, state, and local statutes. Utilizes computerized health information system. Operates computer to process, store, and retrieve health information. Medical Assistant Performs any combination of the following duties under the direction of the physician to assist in the examination and treatment of patients. Interviews patients. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Positions instruments and equipment. Hands instruments and materials to doctors as directed. Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials. Schedules appointments, keeps medical records, performs secretarial tasks. Call Center Operator Operate communication system, such as telephone, switchboard, intercom. Answers incoming calls, greeting patients, providing information, transferring calls and/or taking messages as necessary. Route emergency calls appropriately. Page individuals to inform them of telephone calls, using interoffice communication equipment. Relay and route written and verbal messages. Perform clerical duties such as typing, scheduling appointments in the computer system. Check In Staff Performs basic medical secretarial duties, utilizing knowledge of medical terminology. Complies and records medical charts, reports, and correspondence, using computerized health information system. Answers phones, schedules appointments, and greets patients and directs visitors. Authorization Coordinator: Radiology, Medications/DME Equipment/Injections, WC/NF Contact insurance companies to obtain authorizations for tests, medications, medical equipment, injections, Workers Compensation and No Fault. Data entry, answer phones, log patient information, log incoming radiology films. Will schedule and re-schedule appointments for patients. Use of phone, fax machine and computer. Prescription Coordinator Is responsible for preparing patient prescriptions for the physicians. Verify patient information. Speak to patients, pharmacies and physicians. Answer phones, send and receive faxes, scan patient documentation. Update patient data in the computer, obtain letters of medical necessity. Crossed trained as Medical Assistants (MA). Check Out Staff Will meet with the patient after they have seen the physician. Are responsible for making appointments for future visits and various studies. Liaison between the physicians and Medical Assistants. Will obtain referrals via the intranet, collect co-payments, confirm appointments, retrieve voicemail messages, and fill out patient notes. Data entry, answer phones and scans patient documentation. Surgical Scheduler Coordinates activities related to admission of patients in hospital or other medical facility: Confers with Physicians, and other staff members to coordinate and schedule procedures for patients. Schedules based on physician’s orders, patient’s preference, nature of illness, availability of space, and other information. Enters information in computer. Prepares paperwork for surgery. Keeps records of surgical procedures. May speak with patient or patient’s representative to obtain necessary personal and financial data to determine eligibility for procedure. Data entry, answer phones, speak to patient’s, hospitals, insurance companies. Will fax and sort documentation. Medical Biller Update all patient demographics in the computer. Post charges, diagnosis codes, and procedure codes. Speak to physicians, patients, insurance companies. Compile information needed to bill the insurance company. Data entry, answers phones, sends and receive faxes. Collector Responsible for collections of all outstanding claims, mail correspondence, appeals. Constant contact with insurances companies via phone and fax. Utilize the internet to check on claim status. Correspond with physicians, staff members, patients, supervisors and managers. Update patient demographic information. Utilize copy machine, fax machines, telephones, and computers. May type credit memorandums to indicate returned or incorrectly billed accounts. Payment Poster Post all payments received from insurance companies and patients. Issue refund requests, process bounced checks, transfers of monies. Data entry, Utilize copy machine, fax machine, answer phones. File and compile documentation. Insurance Verifier Responsible for verifying all patients’ insurance information. Will contact insurance carrier and obtain eligibly information. This information will include; referrals, co-payment amount, deductable amount for the office visit and diagnostic testing. The information obtained will be entered into the medical software program (TCMS). Update patient demographic information. Utilize telephone, fax, internet, copy machine, and email. Will correspond with office staff and office managers. Physical Therapist Assistants Perform a variety of tasks. Under the direction and supervision of physical therapists, they provide part of a patient’s treatment. This might involve exercises, massages, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction, and ultrasound. Physical therapist assistants record the patient’s responses to treatment and report the outcome of each treatment to the physical therapist. Help physical therapists to provide treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients. A physical therapist might ask an assistant to help patients exercise or learn to use crutches, for example, or an aide to gather and prepare therapy equipment. Patients include accident victims and individuals with disabling conditions such as lower-back pain, arthritis, heart disease, fractures, head injuries, and cerebral palsy. Physical Therapist Aides Help make therapy sessions productive, under the direct supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. They usually are responsible for keeping the treatment area clean and organized and for preparing for each patient’s therapy. When patients need assistance moving to or from a treatment area, aides push them in a wheelchair or provide them with a shoulder to lean on. Because they are not licensed, aides do not perform the clinical tasks of a physical therapist assistant in States where licensure is required. The duties of aides include some clerical tasks, such as inventory of depleted supplies. The extent to which an aide or an assistant performs clerical tasks depends on the size and location of the facility. Help physical therapists to provide treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients. A physical therapist might ask an assistant to help patients exercise or learn to use crutches, for example, or an aide to gather and prepare therapy equipment. Patients include accident victims and individuals with disabling conditions such as lower-back pain, arthritis, heart disease, fractures, head injuries, and cerebral palsy. May have to lift and carry items.