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LPN or RN

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopedic care. Our board certified surgeons, each with sub-specialty training, offer the best care in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, foot and ankle surgery and surgery of the spine.

We have an exciting full time opportunity to join our team as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. This is a floater position that requires travel to our Somerset, Woodbridge & Morganville locations. To qualify, you must be a state licensed LPN or RN. A minimum of one (1) year of previous orthopedic nursing experience is preferred.

Responsibilities:

LPN or RN will assist the Physician, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants in various aspects of patients’ medical treatment and care. LPN or RN will maintain the exam rooms and equipment and ensure the orderly flow of the physician’s patient schedule. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greets patients and escorts them from the waiting area to the exam room; prepares patient for their examination or treatment; obtains pertinent medical information from patient.
  • Assist physician in the removal & application of casts, change dressings, remove staples & sutures, & ultrasound machines.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms; maintain clean treatment areas and exam rooms.
  • Responds to & triages incoming telephone calls; instructs patient and family regarding treatment.
  • Performs patient education when appropriate
  • Replenish supplies in stock rooms and pharmaceutical supplies and samples as needed.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality; adhere to HIPAA regulations
  • Keep medical records in accordance with procedures and forms

Certified Medical Coder- Surgical Pre-Cert

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopedic care. Our board certified surgeons, each with sub-specialty training, offer the best care in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, foot and ankle surgery and surgery of the spine.

We have an exciting full time opportunity to join our team in our Somerset office as a Certified Medical Coding Professional. To qualify, you must have knowledge of coding principals, anatomy, physiology, ICD-10, surgical procedures, professional billing and be proficient of basic computer functions, including Microsoft Office applications. A minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of previous experience with billing and coding is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to prioritize and organize responsibilities.

Responsibilities: Identify and report correct codes from physician documentation, obtain pre-certification for scheduled surgical procedures and include, but are not limited to:

  • Coding surgical procedures
  • Review and coding of chart notes
  • Write and maintain appeal letters as assigned
  • Maintain coding credentials
  • Knowledge of insurance company policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent and Certified Medical Coder from AAPC (CPC or CCSP)
  • Preferred: Associates Degree and Certified Medical Coder

Medical Records Clerk

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopedic care. Our board certified surgeons each with sub specialty training offer the best care in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, foot and ankle surgery and surgery of the spine.

We have an exciting full time opportunity to join our team in our Somerset office as Medical Records Clerk. To qualify, you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and one year of prior experience in the medical field or office setting. Candidate must be motivated and detail oriented with good communication skills.

We are looking for a driven individual with experience with medical records, HIPAA compliance and EMR systems. This position will be responsible for sorting, scanning and archiving patient medical records to their corresponding location within our EMR system. Within this position, the successful candidate will work closely with physicians, patients and office staff.

Brief Overview of Position/Job Description:

  • Provides accurate and efficient management of medical records following proper documentation guidelines
  • Scanning all reports accurately and timely into patient charts
  • Working knowledge of computer systems, with experience in windows-based systems
  • Experience with medical practice Electronic Medical Records systems
  • Ability to Multitask and Detail oriented
  • Phoenix EMR system experience a plus

Medical Insurance Representative

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopedic care. Our board certified surgeons each with sub specialty training offer the best care in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, foot and ankle surgery and surgery of the spine.

We have an exciting full time opportunity to join our team in our Somerset office as an Experienced Orthopedic Insurance Representative. To qualify, you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Candidates must also have a minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of previous experience with billing and coding. Orthopedic experience is strongly preferred. Proficient medical terminology is required, orthopedic and or physical/occupational therapy a plus. Bilingual is a plus.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with experience in billing, coding and accounts receivable. This position will be responsible for posting payments to patient accounts and handling the billing & collections for our orthopedic surgeons. Within this position, the successful candidate will be expected to review accounts for proper charge posting, manage claim edits, correct claims adjustments, post payments, handle patient questions/concerns in regards to their accounts and work the physician A/R.

Brief Overview of Position/Job Description:

  • Strong working knowledge of computer systems, with experience in windows-based systems and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with medical practice billing software required
  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding and electronic billing required
  • Ability to Multitask and Detail oriented
  • Ability to answer phone calls and address patient account inquiries, calculate adjustments, insurance percentages for coinsurances, etc.
  • Prioritize delinquent accounts for review
  • Understand insurance benefits coverage as well as verify insurance eligibility and coverage for patients when applicable
  • Knowledge of Stop Losses
  • Establish financial agreements and payment plans when required
  • Schedule patient appointments as needed
  • Allscripts PRO PM/ Phoenix EMR system experience a plus

Front Desk Floater - Somerset

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopedic care. Our board certified surgeons each with sub specialty training offer the best care in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, foot and ankle surgery and surgery of the spine.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our teams in our Somerset & Wall offices. We have Full-Time Front Desk Registrar/Charge Poster positions available. This Floater position may be required to travel to our satellite offices.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of previous experience with a hospital or physician billing system required.
  • Knowledge of managed care referral/pre-certification procedures
  • Medical, orthopedic and/or physical/occupational therapy terminology a plus.

Front desk responsibilities include, but are not limited to,  greeting patients, directing patients through registration process, obtaining and maintaining pertinent demographic information, accurate data entry & scanning of documents, posting charges, collecting co-pays, closing with reconciliation of the day and scheduling appointments based on company policies and procedures.

In this highly visible role you will be interacting with patients, families and health care providers. Excellent communication skills, writing and interpersonal skills are required. Bilingual is a plus.

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC (UOA) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, UOA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. UOA also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

Qualified minorities and/or women are encouraged to apply.

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Interested candidates should forward their resume to Catharine Falcetano at catharinef@uognj.com or fax it to 732-564-9034.

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