The Practice Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of a high volume faculty practice in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
There are two openings. Salary range is from $40K to $59K commensurate with experience. Bachelors degree required or its equivalent. 2 to 3 years of experience is required so if the candidate does not have a bachelors degree they would have to have 8 to 9 years of experience. Work location would be either 180 Fort Washington Avenue or 3959 Broadway. They are seeking candidates with flexibility on working hours – 8am to 4pm, 8:30am to 4:30pm, 9am to 5pm, 9:30am to 5:30pm. Please submit candidates with their annual salary requirement. Bi-lingual spanish is a nice tohave. These are asap starts and the hiring manager is approaching these assignments as a potential temp to hire. They are willing to train candidates but the ideal candidates are technically savvy, quick learners and have previously used similar systems.
I . Reports to the Practice Operations Manager and Director of Practice Administration in the Department 2. Assists with the coordination of all activities related to the orderly running of the physician practice and team coverage in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Faculty Practice. 3. Schedule surgical cases including the coordination of all clinical and administrative documentation required for pre-surgical testing and securing the operating room. 4. Maintain, manage, and distribute physician schedules to the practice, clinic staff, and administration. 5. Answer phones in a pleasant/responsive manner and direct calls appropriately; take messages that are clear and legible and disseminate this information to the appropriate parties. 6. Schedule appointments, office visits, ancillary services, surgical cases and academic activities in accordance with proper protocols. Ensure appropriate documentation is completed for all of these activities. 7. Secure proper referrals, pre-authorizations and/or pre-certifications for visits, procedures and surgical cases; verify all insurance eligibility. 8. Following proper charting procedures; scan patient records and other medical information in appropriate EMR; assist in maintaining patient files in accordance with various governmental and practice standards; obtain physician authorization to release medical records. 9. Ensure physician billing is in requisite departmental format prior to delivery to billing department; ensure that all patient visits have appropriate billing documentation, including but not limited to, all relevant and accurate patient demographic and insurance information, co-payments and aged balance collections.