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Office Coordinator - Wound Healing Center

Job ID: 14142
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

PeaceHealth is seeking a Office Coordinator - Wound Healing Center for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.37, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for answering the telephone/receptionist duties, registering patients, scheduling appointments with appropriate health care provider, entering demographic and financial data into patient record, maintaining record systems, collecting statistical information, and providing support to clinic or hospital staff. Provides departmental expertise regarding billing systems and regulations. Responsible for management of referrals and tracking visits for optimum utilization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.Interacts with payers and subcontracted providers to facilitate service authorization and payment.

2.Competes and updates statistical reports on a daily/weekly/monthly basis for clinic or hospital leadership.

3.Coordinates vacation/time-off of front office staff in accordance with departmental and hospital/clinic policy.

4. Manages daily appointment schedules.

5. Performs billing activities and provider relations and support.

6.May direct duties of office staff including receptionist, registration and medical records activities.

7.Assures other clerical staff adherence and completion of daily operational tasks.

8.Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

•High School diploma or equivalent preferred

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

•Previous leadership experience preferred.

•Two years experience with CPT coding, billing in a physician office or hospital business office.

•Physician or Rehab office experience with patient scheduling preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

•Medical billing and coding ICD-10/CPT knowledge required.

•Medical terminology required.

•Proficiency computer skills including Microsoft Office applications required.

•Familiarity with provider scheduling templates required.

•Experience working with electronic medical records and scheduling systems preferred.

•Knowledge of insurance policies, and applicable government and legal regulations and standards required.

•Familiar with insurance billing.

PHYSICAL & COGNTIVE REQUIREMENTS

·Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 33% of the time.

·Ability to lift objects weighing 25 lbs. or less.

·Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.

    ·Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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