The Hughston Clinic, The Hughston Foundation, The Hughston Surgical Center, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital participate in E-Verify. This company is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Position Goal: Assist Physician(s) in Clinic with patient care activities. Complete administrative duties as required.
Familiarity with what the physician requires for a productive clinic.
Review and maintain charts to ensure completeness/EMR guidelines w/reviewing clinicals.
Escort patient from waiting area to triage area, ranging from those patients with full mobility to limited mobility. Constant monitoring of schedules and patient flow during clinic to ensure maximum efficiency/organization.
Review initial vital signs evaluation to include any lab specimens
Remove staples, sutures, and assist with minor surgical procedures as needed
Clean and sterilize equipment using approved techniques
Clean and stock exam rooms and change sheets on exam tables after each patient
Communicate restrictions and instructions to patients
Follow up calls to patients after surgery or other invasive procedure to document their progress
Communication with outside facilities for scheduling tests or surgery to include having any necessary orders, pre-cert, or referral information ready
Completion of insurance, disability, and FMLA forms in a timely manner
Scheduling surgeries and diagnostic tests, prepare "blue-sheets"
Route charts and films for surgeries and tests per the physicians protocol
Ensure patients have the necessary surgery/test appointment information to include location, date, and time
Assist in administrative duties as required, to include but not limited to: collection of past due balances when scheduling surgery, scheduling appointments pre-cert procedures, insurance verification, data entry, posting charges, and assisting secretaries.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience: MA certification or minimum one (1) year experience required.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Must be able to work independently and have working knowledge of HIPAA requirements. Maintains BLS certification. Knowledge of the health care field and medical specialty. This position may require irregular work hours. Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must be in good standing.
Some travel maybe required
Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic