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Billing Specialist I

Job responsibilities

  • Key charges to Practice Management system for clinic, ambulatory surgery center, laboratory, radiology and radiation
  • Assist coder in tracking hospital consults and admits
  • Track ambulatory surgery center charges
  • Track missing encounters

 

 

Experience

2 Years Billing experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 to $14.00 /hour

 

 

Controller

Regional Urology, LLC was founded in 1998 and is now one of the largest single-specialty clinics in the Ark-La-Tex. Regional Urology boasts accomplished urologists in a clinic setting as well as an on-site Ambulatory Surgery Center.The practice has a research department, an on-site pathology lab, a clinical laboratory, and the ability to perform diagnostic imaging with ultrasound, CT, x-ray, and a 3.0 Tesla MRI.Regional Urology is known for providing cutting edge and high-quality urology care and is proud to serve the community in 5 locations across north and central Louisiana.

Regional Urology is seeking an experienced Controller.The Controller will work closely with executive management on strategic and tactical planning as it relates to budget management, cost benefit analysis, and forecasting of expenses.The Controller will also be responsible for patient accounting, accounts payable and overseeing the finances of the four entities under the Regional Urology, LLC umbrella.The Controller oversees the accounting department and business office. The Controller will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.


-Interacts with clinic management staff in developing the strategic plan and its financial planning component.

-Oversees and directs budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, long-range forecasting, and 401k audits for the organization.

-Evaluates the organization's financial position and issues periodic reports on the organization's financial stability, liquidity, and growth.

-Develops and implements financial policies, creates, researches and develops innovative advances for the ongoing financial stability of the corporation.

-Assures implementation of internal controls and generally accepted accounting procedures accounting.

-Supervises the analysis of costs and makes rate recommendations to ensure appropriate income/cash flow.

-Prepares annual budget and grant budgets.

-Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the organization's annual tax and other reports.

-Prepares financial and statistical reports required by the CEO, Board of Directors, Senior Management Team, and State/Federal regulations and program requirements.

-Oversees the recruitment, supervision, training, and evaluation of the Finance department staff.

-Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge:

1.Knowledge of the principles of financial management sufficient to direct professional staff and coordinate all aspects involved with fiscal requirements.

2.Knowledge of clinic financial and budgetary practices to develop annual budget, analyze financial data and patterns, and prepare financial statements.

3.Knowledge of clinic's strategic business objectives and employee performance objectives.

4.Knowledge of the competitive managed care marketplace and he integrated healthcare delivery network.

5.Knowledge of governmental and health care fiscal regulations and reporting requirements.

Skills:

1.Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve objectives.

2.Skill in evaluating operations as they relate to policies, goals and objectives, costs, and rate levels.

3.Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.

4.Skill in identifying, analyzing and resolving accounting and financial problems.

Abilities:

1.Ability to analyze financial results from operations; complete financial and cash flow forecasts.

2.Ability to negotiate managed care and all third party payer contracts.

3.Ability to delegate responsibility and authority to staff.

4.Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small groups to employees, patients and the public.

5.Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with people from diverse backgrounds.

6.Ability to competently use Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint. Mastery of Excel, Quickbooks and appropriate practice management software.

Education: Master's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or equivalent experience.

Experience: Eight to ten years of experience in financial/accounting management. Experience in health care financial management strongly preferred. CPA preferred, but not required.


 

CRNA

Responsibilities/Duties:

Contributes to the progress and development of the approved Quality Management Program.

Supports risk management and participates in programs directed to patient and staff safety.

Contributes to the quality management process; identifies role and contributions upon request.

Objectively evaluates suggestions, grievances, and processes to identify opportunities to improve performance and quality of care.

Supports efforts to achieve full staff development and to identify staffing patterns and problems.

Participates in evaluation of the quality of care rendered by the anesthesia staff.

Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.

Interactions are respectful and courteous.

Communicates effectively and professionally using a translator when necessary.

Documents that information received from the patient is disseminated to the appropriate people or departments.

Maintains and promotes professional competence through continuing education and other learning experiences.

Participates in committees, conferences, and quality management activities.

Researches and submits pertinent articles for review at staff meetings.

Seeks new learning experiences by accepting challenging opportunities and responsibilities.

Objectively evaluates suggestions or criticisms and attempts to improve performance or seeks further guidance, as needed.

Maintains membership in relevant professional organizations.

Attends and actively participates in meetings, committees, inservices, workshops, seminars, and conferences according to job responsibilities and Facility requirements.

Organizes and participates in orientation and staff development programs to meet identified learning needs.

Functions according to State professional regulatory board regarding the practice of nurse anesthetists.

Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities.

Reports observed or suspected violations, hazards, and noncompliance according to Facility policy.

Observes safety measures in performance of job duties and responsibilities; enforces compliance with safety and security policies and procedures.

Responds to emergency situations with competence and composure.

Interacts appropriately with various age groups.

Accurately assesses and interprets age-specific patient data.

Accurately interprets age-specific patient responses to questions and instructions.

Involves the patient's family/significant other in decision-making about the patient's care.

Provides care appropriate to the patient's age group.

Accurately applies knowledge of growth and development.

Considers age-specific patient requirements when responding to emergency situations.

Provides quality pre-anesthesia care for patients.

Confirms review and documentation of patient status for compliance with admission requirements and informed consent.

Performs thorough preoperative assessment for scheduled procedure(s).

Confirms that medical clearance and diagnostic tests are performed, reviewed, and documented.

Confirms that the pre-anesthesia machine check is completed and documented before beginning anesthesia.

Reviews and follows the prescribed anesthesia plan and fulfills responsibilities delegated by the supervising physician.

Performs within guidelines of specific privileges approved by the governing body.

Confers with the supervising physician and surgeon about the anesthetic to be administered.

Performs and documents orders and considerations specified by the surgeon.

Performs anesthesia functions as directed.

Performs monitoring procedures pertinent to the anesthetic management of the patient and according to the type of anesthetic administered.

Provides postoperative anesthesia care of the patient.

Transfers care and reports to the postoperative nurse.

When necessary, performs and documents postoperative visit to check the patient's vital signs and complications related to the anesthesia care.

Maintains knowledge of current Standards and Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care (American Heart Association).

Recognizes and takes appropriate corrective action for abnormal patient responses to anesthesia, adjunctive medication, or other forms of therapy.

 

Certifications:

NBCRNA

ACLS

PALS

BLS

 

Experience:

5 years of experience preferred in an Ambulatory Surgery Center environment.

 

Lab Assistant

Reports To: Lab Supervisor

Department: Lab

 

Summary

 

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for performing various tests and reporting results. They are also accountable for ensuring all necessary tests are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

 

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a clean, professional and safe working environment in the laboratory.
  • Complete all necessary testing and ensure all data leaving the lab is accurate and precise.
  • Follow the lab’s established corrective action and critical value procedures.
  • Work in an honest and ethical manner; maintain patient confidentiality AT ALL TIMES.
  • Personnel are expected to physically report to work on time and to seldom be absent.
  • Maintain a team environment within the lab and with other departments at all times.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and a friendly atmosphere.
  • Record refrigerator/freezer temperature, room temperature and room humidity each day.
  • Run controls and calibrations as specified in the procedure manual.
  • Monitor analyzer supply needs and change as needed.
  • Obtain request for lab test and verify all tests that are needed.
  • Verify patients’ FULL name and date of birth.
  • Obtain ABN for Medicare patients if indicated.
  • Label blood tubes with patients’ name, date of birth, Kredo # and tech’s initials.
  • Perform venipuncture or finger stick per procedure manual.
  • Provide adequate time for blood tubes to clot.
  • Gently mix blood collection tubes by inverting 8-10 times immediately after collection.
  • Spin blood tubes to obtain adequate amount of serum for patient testing; monitor centrifuge speed and time.
  • Perform PSA, freePSA, Testosterone, CBC, Chem 8+ and Creatinine on the ISTAT and PT/INR according to the procedure manual.
  • Maintain Cumulative Log and document time.
  • Initial FINAL lab report and place in designated area.
  • Input lab values AS NEEDED.
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning on analyzers as needed.
  • Troubleshoot as need arises.
  • Perform environmental cleaning at the end of each day as specified in procedure manual.
  • Monitor need for lab supplies, make sure work area is fully stocked and check for expired
  • inventory at the end of the month.
  • Perform lab proficiency testing through American Proficiency Institute 3 times per year.
  • Complete requisitions for reference labs as ordered and draw specimen(s) as indicated.
  • Prepare send-out specimens for pick up and place in designated area at the end of shift.
  • Maintain state lab assistant license by obtaining 12 CEUs yearly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education & Experience Requirements/Competencies

 

To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate and provide the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.(required)
  • State Lab Assistant License. (required)
  • Basic troubleshooting skills and prior analytical experience. (preferred)
  • Previous experience to the concepts of quality assurance and quality control within the laboratory environment.
  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new software applications.(required)
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to work well with a team.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

 

This position is largely self-directed and requires a thorough understanding of company policy and procedures. Personnel will be required to adhere to safety requirements at all times. Within the lab, personnel will work on a computer and be exposed to noise, hazardous chemicals and potentially infectious bodily fluids.

 

Specific physical requirements may include:

  • Occasionally lifting weight up to thirty (30) pounds.
  • Climbing a step ladder.
  • Occasionally bending, twisting and turning while lifting weight of less than thirty (30) pounds.
  • Data entry
  • Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Wearing PPE

Medical Assistant I

We are a large medical practice with an immediate opening for a certified medical assistant

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to include greeting, escorting, and assessing a diverse patient population.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment of various urologic procedures.
  • Must be familiar and comfortable with urologic anatomy.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Ensures that exam rooms are prepped, cleaned, and stocked in preparation for patients and between patients as required.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in sterile technique.
  • Gives injections and perform necessary procedures as required (bladder scans, catheter insertion/changes, etc).
  • Must be able to utilize electronic medical records for documentation.
  • Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, previous surgical procedures, and medication changes.
  • Assists physicians and clinicians with patient care duties in a clinical environment.
  • Effectively use necessary PPE as appropriate and abide by safe handling and disposal protocols of medical equipment and materials.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Strong commitment to patient care and privacy guidelines.
  • Strong time management skills and a desire to work in a busy, fast-paced clinic.
  • Reliable transportation required.

EDUCATION : High school degree or GED diploma is required, plus completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program. Some advanced training in typing and office procedures and knowledge of medical terminology are also required .

Required Certification, Registration, and/or Licensure: Current CPR certification, plus certification, registration or diploma as a medical assistant.

EXPERIENCE: 1 to 2 year’s experience preferred in a physician’s practice or clinic setting.

Radiation Therapist (PRN)

Job Description

  • PRN Radiation Therapist position
  • Therapists must be board certified. All continuing education courses required for maintaining certification must be kept up to date at all times. Radiation Therapists (RTs) must provide American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the area of Radiation Oncology and therapists shall maintain certification throughout employment

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing the patient and delivering radiation treatments as directed by the Radiation Oncologist.
  • Providing the patient with on-going education from their simulation through the end of their treatment
  • Providing immobilization when required
  • Responsible for administering radiation to patients under direction of radiation oncologist. Prepares patients for procedures, provides instructions, assists patients in positioning body parts
  • Schedule patients based on treatment times for optimum patient flow while accommodating the patient’s schedule as well
  • Verifies the prescription to make sure it is complete, and that it is correct in ARIA.
  • Takes localization films and portal images as directed by the Radiation Oncologist, and makes sure they are approved in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology and personal protection equipment (PPE).
  • Knowledge of radiation therapy theory and applications.
  • Effectively and professionally performing radiation procedures.
  • Skills in identifying unsatisfactory set-up and/or errors and reporting them to radiation oncologist.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
  • Professionally work as an effective team member with staff.

Education and/or Experience

  • Graduate of AMA approved school in radiation therapy, credentialed in radiation therapy technology by ARRT. 1-2 years previous experience in a radiation center with Varian Linac and Aria EMR is a plus

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • ARRT registered; license in Radiation Therapy. CPR Certification.

 

 

Scheduling Nurse I

Large multi-physician medical practice has an immediate opening for an RN for a surgery scheduling position. Previous experience is required. Responsibilities include scheduling of all testing and surgical procedures, working with the hospital and joint vendors to secure all needed equipment for the procedures, scheduling/obtaining medical clearances as ordered, coordinating all testing needed and completing necessary paperwork for procedures and testing.

Receives instructions from physicians about which surgery or test is recommended.

Schedule surgery and post-operative follow up visits

Discusses pre-operative instructions with the patient, as directed by physicians.

Schedules operating room time, according to physician scheduling protocols; faxes H&P to hospital admitting department.

Educate patients how to prepare for surgery and what to expect post operatively

Schedules all appropriate pre-operative tests and blood work.

Coordinates all business and clinical paperwork prior to surgery, using physician-approved forms and checklists; has paperwork ready for surgeon prior to the day of surgery

Verify all clearances are complete prior to surgery

Requirements

Excellent people handling and problem-solving skills

Work professionally and accurately in a fast paced environment

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

A high degree of accuracy in obtaining and recording information; computer skills

Must have previous experience as a surgery scheduler

Must be able to schedule for multiple physicians with a high patient volume

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