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Wall Patient Coordinator

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 team in our Wall Office as a Full-Time Patient Coordinator.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of (3) years of previous experience in a hospital or physician office setting
  • Knowledge of managed care referral/pre-certification procedures
  • Medical, orthopedic terminology a plus
  • Experience working with confidential patient records and EMR systems

Key duties include but are not limited to:

  • Schedule appointments based on company policies and procedures. This is a very detailed process. Candidate will be required to proofread and maintain accuracy at all levels of the appointment process
  • Verify patient’s Insurance benefit, eligibility and referral process
  • Scanning documents into patient chart through Phoenix EMR.
  • Faxing documents as needed
  • Accessing documents from several hospital systems
  • Confirmation of appointments
  • Greeting patients upon their arrival. Guide new patients (NP) through the registration process, ensuring all new patient packets are completed in their entirety, signed and initialed where required, and that copies of insurance cards and picture ID’s  are scanned correctly in the EMR. Review all insurance and demographic information with returning patients and enter all changes in system. Yearly renewal of HIPAA and abbreviated intake sheet is required of all patients.
  • Posting charges, collecting co-pays, close and reconcile at the close of each day.

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. Must be able to multitask. 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.

Radiology Technician – (Part Time Float/ Per Diem)

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopaedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopaedic care.  Our board certified surgeons, each with subspecialty 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 team as a part-time/ per diem Radiology Technician to float between our office locations.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited radiologic technologist program
  • A license issued by the State of New Jersey Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners
  • Registered in the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • A minimum of one (1) year of previous Radiology experience
  • Energetic, detail oriented and customer service driven
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office/ Technology

Responsibilities:  

  • Operate machinery, position patients for optimum results and perform tests that created digital images of the body
  • Proactively review patient charts to determine if patient will need x-rays, walk patient to exam room, pull up images in exam rooms as needed
  • Verify equipment is on correctly at the beginning of the work day and functioning properly as well as shut off the equipment at the end of the day
  • Contact for repairs and services as needed and report all needed repairs
  • Follow best practices for radiation protection to minimize radiation to patients & staff
  • Answer phones, retrieve messages and follow-up
  • Obtain outside facility films and reports for results appointments and scan into EMR system
  • Burn discs to imprint imaging
  • Keep the quality assurance log up to date for physicist and state inspections as well as maintain all related documents
  • Follow company policies and procedures as required
  • Comply with all Federal and State Laws governing HIPAA

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

Orthopaedic Medical Transcriptionist – (Part Time)

Job Description:

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is a leading orthopaedic practice which provides a full spectrum of orthopaedic care.  Our board certified surgeons, each with subspecialty 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 Part-Time Opportunity to join our Somerset Team as an Orthopaedic Medical Transcriptionist.  To qualify for this particular position, you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with one (1) to two (2) years of medical transcription experience.  Orthopaedic experience is strongly preferred.  Candidate must be detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-task with excellent communication and writing skills.

Brief Overview of Position/ Job Description:

  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems, with experience in window based operating systems and Microsoft Office, especially MS Word
  • Typing Aptitude:  70+ WPM
  • Knowledge of EMR Software (preferred)  
  • Learn the functionality of EMR Software to produce medical/ legal reports to obtain missing chart content as needed for completion of medical reports
  • Interpret and transcribe the dictation from workers compensation and liability cases into patient history, exam notes, operative reports, referral letters, discharge summaries, and other documents
  • Review and edit drafts prepared by speech recognition software, making sure that the transcription is accurate and complete
  • Ideal candidate must be able to identify inconsistencies and inaccuracies in medical dictation and be familiar with medical/ surgical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments

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

Front Desk - 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 subspecialty 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 for you to join our team. We have full-time front desk registrar/ charge poster position available.  This position may be required to travel to our satellite offices.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of customer service experience. Prior knowledge of hospital/physician billing systems – (a plus)
  • Knowledge of managed care referral/ pre-certification procedures – (a plus)
  • 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.

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 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

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

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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