University Orthopedics is currently recruiting for the following positions:


Administrative Office Assistant (Float)

Reports to: Administrative Manager

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Hours and location will vary depending on the needs of the company. The work in this position contributes to the patient’s overall successful interaction within the office. Exceptional people skills are needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide float coverage for various physician offices
  • Schedule patient follow up appointments when necessary
  • Schedule tests, referrals, and surgeries
  • Provide float coverage for front desk reception and secretarial duties
  • Answer and return phone calls; communicate with insurance companies
  • Contact patients for scheduling, review of history and medications to determine and discuss any required preoperative testing or education.
  • Register patients and update patient demographics
  • Ensure that all appropriate paperwork is completed prior to scheduling procedure
  • Ensure correct codes and patient information is provided to OR booking offices
  • Appropriately coordinates number and length of cases booked per OR session
  • Assists in scheduling patients, check patient’s insurance benefits, and collect co-payments
  • Sorting mail/packages presented to front desk and directing to appropriate source; dispersing any incoming faxes to the appropriate source.
  • Answer and triage patient phone calls
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Prior medical experience preferred
  • Must be able to travel to all UOI sites
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft office and outlook
  • Efficiently assist in the coordination of a busy office, including use of email, document scanning, and word processing
  • Ability to be professional, pleasant, cheerful, and enthusiastic demeanor
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including telephone etiquette
  • Motivated individual with team approach

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Hand Therapy Aide

Reports to: Kereth Blanchard OTR/ L, CHT
Location: Dudley

This is a part-time position, 25 hours a week. The Hand Therapy Aide will assist in the coordination of patient services within the hand therapy department. This position will provide clinical and administrative support to the therapists and patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist hand therapists in a busy orthopedic, hand therapy clinic
  • Set up, put away and facilitate the use of hand therapy exercise and treatment equipment
  • Perform normal routine maintenance of equipment, maintain upkeep logs
  • Record inventory and order supplies
  • Stocking of linen for daily and weekly use
  • Assist with maintaining a clean work environment in the clinic
  • Other duties as assigned

Administrative Support Duties:

  • Assists in scheduling therapy patients, collect co-payments (if needed)
  • Assists with scanning information into EMR
  • Answer and return phone calls
  • Check in and checkout patients from therapy appointments, as needed
  • Book patients into EMR system
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill and Abilities Needed:

  • Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with staff, patients and physicians
  • Computer experience and accuracy in data entry regarding patient appointments and scheduling
  • Professional, pleasant, cheerful and neat appearance
  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Manager of Clinical Applications

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

Under the supervision of the Chief Operations Officer, the Manager of Clinical Applications will help optimize the Athena health PM/EMR and support of the day-to-day operations including new implementations, training, content management and quality assurance. The ideal candidate will need to coordinate with internal and external resources, develop training materials, and implement improved processes. This position also fully supports growth and enhancement initiatives related to the operations of the PM/EMR environment, all interconnected systems (Chart Capture, Imaging Systems, etc.), workflow and quality measure benchmarks.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for training: new hire application training of, Front desk staff, Medical Assistants, Fellows, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians, and Admin staff.
  • Provide on-site post-implementation support
  • Ongoing assessment and advanced optimization training of clinical, administrative, and financial roles
  • Create and maintain vigorous documentation in terms of manuals for new trainees
  • Help with testing and implementation of software version upgrades
  • Change management of EMR software in Test, Train and Production environments
  • Participate in resolution of Help Desk tickets, work closely with UOI’s IT department to troubleshoot software-related problems in the field
  • Join in workflow analysis, technical assessment, development of training schedule, training of providers and staff, pre-implementation planning, meeting with staff at the sites, Soft Go Live and Go Live support and post-implementation support
  • Collaborate to develop and revise best practices related to recording data for such endeavors as Stage 2 Meaningful Use, PQRS, PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home), CTC and other incentive programs and quality projects.
  • Conducts meetings with Clinical Manager, Administrative Manager, and Site Managers to resolve issues, discuss training, and review Athena updates.
  • Assists Clinical, Site, and Administrative Managers with advancement and maximizing workflows in the Electronic Medical Records System. Reviews and communicates monthly updates in EHR, recommends beneficial changes relevant to our group, implements changes and recommendations for training to clinical and office managers.
  • Responsible for identifying and reporting facility issues. Works closely with the Chief Operations Officer to assist with resolving issues and routine tasks the need to be accomplished at our facilities.
  • Responsible for clinic block schedule at all locations. Updates changes and informs staff when clinic time is requested.
  • Evaluate and redesign workflows to improve efficient clinical/office operations
  • Assist in creation and execution of work plans related to system or process initiatives and or system modifications
  • Assist in application testing and audits for upgrades and enhancements
  • Support and test the implementation of interfaces
  • Maintain continuing education activities to ensure knowledge related to system enhancements changes of processes are communicated to the end users
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Solid mastery of Electronic Medical Records required, with experience in implementation and support of live sites
  • One to two years of experience with Athenahealth implementation and maintenance preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • IT background and capability
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, organized and dependable
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with many personality types
  • Proven knowledge of correlation between revenue cycle and clinical operations
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the implementation of complex software products
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple levels of staff and Physicians
  • Ability to work occasional varying shifts based on business needs
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be well organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient records

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Medical Assistant / Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Clinical Manager

Responsible for assisting physicians and physician’s assistant as a Certified Medical Assistant and Administrative Assistant with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; taking cast off, and changing dressings.
  • Educates patients and family by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
  • Monitor patient’s environmental safety (e.g., fall precautions faulty equipment, transmission precautions).
  • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results
  • Ability to identify abnormal patient values for triages purposes
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Document medical information using approved medical terminology in the EHR system.
  • Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies and materials. Ensures cleanliness. Prepares list of medical supplies needed.
  • Promotes a culture of service excellence by exceeding the expectations of our patients, visitors, coworkers and physicians.

Administrative Duties:

  • Contacts insurance companies to verify benefits and obtain pre-authorizations
  • Prepare patient charts for eligibility: workers compensation authorization, obtain PCP referrals when necessary, documentation and charts are completed prior to visit.
  • Performs secretarial/clerical duties including prepare and process correspondence
  • Obtain provider signatures on dictation and other necessary documents
  • Assist with Patient paperwork
  • Schedule follow up appointments at UOI locations/offices
  • Facilitate appointment scheduling for external referrals
  • Process attorney requests in a timely manner.
  • Requests, locates, sends and receives patient medical records
  • Manage patient schedule
  • Interact with patients face to face and by telephone
  • Answer and triage patient phone calls, making determinations regarding routine vs. urgent needs and discussing with provider as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be certified as a Medical Assistant (CMA) ** Must be a credentialed medical assistant or Licensed health professionals.
    • Certified Medical Assistant. Certification through AMA, NCCT, NHA, or AMT
      OR
  • RI licensed Certified Nursing Assistant
  • RI licensed LPN, PT, PTA, OT or OTA
  • RI licensed ATC (Athletic Trainer Certified)
  • Knowledge of healthcare field and medical specialties
  • Medical terminology
  • Clinical skills, documentation skills, and communication skills
  • Ability to perform various clinical procedures while in exam room
  • Computer skill proficiency in EHR, Microsoft word and outlook
  • Efficiently assist in the coordination of a busy office, including use of email, document scanning, and word processing
  • Professional, pleasant, cheerful, enthusiastic demeanor, neat appearance required
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including telephone etiquette
  • Motivated individual with team approach
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended period of time
  • Must be able to travel to all sites

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Appointment Coordinator

Reports to: Call Center Appointment Coordinator Manager

This full-time, team oriented position is responsible for answering incoming calls; scheduling, rescheduling and canceling patient appointments; directing calls to the proper locations; processing incoming referrals; various operator and administrative duties as assigned. Must be professional, compassionate, detail-oriented, have exceptional phone skills, strong communication skills and be able to handle a very fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Promptly answer the telephone using positive and clear communication
  • Register patient; obtain and enter accurate demographic information into computer system (address, telephone number, name of insurance and verification of health insurance)
    or self-pay status.
  • Work closely with billing team for insurance eligibility, and insurance referral requirements.
  • Schedule appointment correctly – triage patient problem and schedule with appropriate UOI physician.
  • Review appointment date, time, location, and provider name
    with caller.
  • Prepare patient for appointment-what to bring, location, etc. (including insurance card, medications, office visit fee, parking, etc.)
  • Remind caller of cancellation/no-show policy
  • Answer questions and offer other information, as requested, to provide patient-focused
    service and a positive impression of the organization
  • Efficient use of Athena EMR for appointment scheduling as well as sending messages to providers and coworkers.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively on the telephone
  • Ability to handle a "call center" environment: work quickly and multi-task.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to exercise good telephone manners to handle calls appropriately.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity to caller.
  • Ability to demonstrate good customer service.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
  • Very familiar with computer functions and Microsoft programs.
  • Ability to type quickly and accurately while speaking on the phone.
  • High school graduate with demonstrated maturity to deal with confidential information.
  • Pertinent job-related experience and familiarity to medical terminology.
  • Professional, pleasant, cheerful, and neat appearance required.
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Orthopedic Technician

Reports to: Clinical Manager

This is a Full-Time position, under general supervision, assists physicians with care and treatment of orthopedic patients, including, but not limited to, casting, bracing, and application of traction.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists physicians with patient care and flow during office hours; properly fits and applies pre-operative braces, crutches, and other soft goods; prepares and applies casts and orthopedic durable medical equipment; changes dressings; removes sutures, casts and splints.
  • Assists physicians as needed with orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, fracture reductions, etc; instructs patients in cast and traction care and the use of orthopedic durable medical equipment.
  • Maintains clean and well-stocked cast and exam rooms; orders supplies and equipment as needed for these rooms.
  • Remains current with orthopedic trends, care and supplies; performs other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Hours subject to patient volume and physician/provider schedule needs.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel to all sites
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of health care and medical procedures, including terminology
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Communications skills
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to use protective equipment and respond to emergency situations
  • Ability to exert average physical effort
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, as well as push, pull, squat, twist, turn, lift, bend, stoop and reach overhead.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Radiologic Technologist Per Diem

Under the general supervision of the diagnostic imaging supervisor and/or Lead technologist, you will perform x-ray examination procedures requested by UOI providers. You will also be expected to:

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure equipment is functioning properly and report any malfunctions to the lead technologist.
  • Properly Identify and prepare patients for radiologic procedures and performs x-ray exams following established protocols and procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Accurately select the correct patient, anatomy and protocols to complete exam.
  • Confirm, schedule and Log completed radiologic procedures in computer and site schedules.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and examination rooms at all times.
  • Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies.

Requirements:

  • Two years of formal training in an approved School of Radiologic Technology.
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (R) (ARRT) registration or pending registration
  • Current CPR/ BLS certification
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic x-ray procedures.
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and body mechanics necessary to safely perform x-ray exams.
  • Basic knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
  • Basic understanding of computer functions necessary to perform x-ray exams
  • Ability to communicate clearly and provide routine diagnostic imaging procedures to children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients with consideration to cultural and developmental stages during the exam process.
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with providers, staff, patients and families

Experience:

One year of customer service experience in a health care setting is preferred. Special consideration given for prior orthopedic clinical experience.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources via email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573


Administrative Assistant / Surgical Coordinator

Reports to: Administrative Manager
Location: East Greenwich
Number of Positions: 2

General Summary of Duties:

Responsible for performing a variety of duties specific to the appropriate scheduling of surgical cases for the Physician and Fellows. Exceptional organizational skills and people skills are needed.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Contact patients for scheduling, review of history and medications to determine and discuss any required preoperative testing or education.
  • Ensure that all appropriate paperwork is completed prior to scheduling procedure.
  • Ensure accuracy of patient registration and scheduling.
  • Ensure correct codes and patient information is provided to OR booking offices.
  • Appropriately coordinates number and length of cases booked per OR session.
  • Ensure timely updating of provider’s calendar, to ensure accurate OR and office schedule, call, conferences, and departmental obligations. Communicates these changes to Administrative Manager, Site Manager, and Director of Operations.
  • Responsible to obtain appropriate referrals and authorizations for office visits, procedures and surgeries on the physicians/providers schedule.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Ensure appropriate testing is performed prior to procedures including lab work, clearance from patient’s primary medical physician, etc.
  • Contact insurance companies to obtain pre-authorization as required.
  • Correspond with appropriate billing staff regarding patients scheduled and need for contact regarding deductibles or payments due prior to surgery.
  • Communicate all necessary information to patients regarding arrival, pre-and post-op instructions and appointments required for their procedure.
  • Assists with general office work such as mail, filing, forms completion.
  • Key player in the training process for other Admins and front desk staff.
  • Functions in a collaborative way, including training (when necessary) other UOI employees including call center, reception, and other Administrative Assistants.
  • Answer and triage patient phone calls.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Administrative and organizational skills to coordinate patient-care activities
  • Excellent telephone manner and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, coworkers and other physician offices
  • Excellent computer skills to accurately and efficiently assist in the running of a busy office, including; email, scanning and word processing
  • Organizational skills to triage patients appropriately for required testing, visits, surgeries and other encounters
  • Knowledge of MS Office and EMR systems/Practice Management Systems
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Attention to detail

Interested applicants should submit their resume to the Human Resources Manager Kim Brown via email to kbrown@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573.


Job Description: Clinical Analyst (PA/NP)

Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations

Under the supervision of the Clinical Operations Director, the Clinical Analyst will help optimize the Athenahealth PM/EMR and support of the day-to-day operations including new implementations, training, content management and quality assurance. The ideal candidate will need to coordinate with internal and external resources, develop training materials, and implement improved processes. This position also fully supports growth and enhancement initiatives related to the operations of the PM/EMR environment, all interconnected systems (Chart Capture, Imaging Systems, etc.), workflow and quality measure benchmarks.

Additionally, the Clinical Analyst will be responsible for the evaluation and nonoperative management of patients with musculoskeletal complaints and acute/chronic conditions. The ideal candidate will conduct examinations of new patients, write treatment plans, perform and interpret diagnostic tests and conduct outpatient procedures.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES

PM/EMR Duties:

  • Ability to work closely with the Clinical Operations Director
  • On an on-going basis, assist in development and provide documentation and/or training if necessary covering PM/EMR optimization, quality measures, and version upgrades for staff and providers
  • Evaluate and redesign workflows to improve efficient clinical/office operations
  • Assist in creation and execution of work plans related to system or process initiatives and or system modifications
  • Develop documentation of operational procedures as needed
  • Update and maintain end-user training manuals
  • Ensure efficient use of the electronic medical record software application and office workflow
  • Support system maintenance, fixes and updates to AthenaNet Releases
  • Assist in application testing and audits for upgrades and enhancements
  • Support and test the implementation of interfaces
  • Maintain continuing education activities to ensure knowledge related to system enhancements changes of processes are communicated to the end users
  • Other duties as needed

PA/NP Clinical Duties:

  • Maintain an independent schedule and evaluate patients independently as well as under the direction of the supervising physicians.
  • Perform routine outpatient procedures and surgeries including: regional anesthesia, tendon repair, incision and drainage, and wound closure and management
  • Assist physician in examining and diagnosing skeletal and joint problems
  • Order and interpret test results and recommended treatment of patients
  • Administer injections as needed when indicated
  • Round on hospital in-patients and provide consultation services as directed by the supervising physicians
  • Provide postoperative patient care
  • Write prescriptions and medical orders

Requirements:

  • Must be licensed as a Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in State of Rhode Island
  • Nursing or Ambulatory Operations background is highly preferred
  • One to two years of experience with Athenahealth implementation and maintenance preferred
  • Proven knowledge of correlation between revenue cycle and clinical operations
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the implementation of complex software products
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple levels of staff and Physicians
  • Ability to work occasional varying shifts based on business needs
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be well organized and detail oriented
  • A strong command of office products such as MS Office, Excel, Word, basic HTML preferred
  • Interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills to deal effectively with staff, patients and physicians in a knowledgeable, professional and courteous manner
  • Professional, pleasant, and enthusiastic demeanor
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient records

Interested employees should submit their resume to human resources via email at hr@universityorthopedics.com.


Job Description: Front Desk Check in and Check out Receptionist

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES

  • Complete patient check-in and check-out for a specific office location and pod
  • Check in upon arrival to clinic, register walk-in patients and identify existing patients; correctly add / edit demographic information to include email address, guarantor, and coverage and obtains necessary signatures.
  • Collect co pays and patient account balance and collection balance.
  • Answering front desk telephones and directs calls as appropriate.
  • Print schedules and superbills for next-day provider visits.
  • Batching out at the end of the shift.  Coordinating superbills, checking charge slips, and verifying copays with cash collected.
  • Sorting mail/packages presented to front desk and directing to appropriate source; dispersing any incoming faxes to the appropriate source.
  • Obtains verification of DME benefits.
  • Must be able to travel to all sites

Minimum Level of Preparation

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Previous medical office experience.
  • Ability to calculate and collect cash transactions.
  • Interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills to deal effectively with staff, physicians, and patients in a courteous manner.
  • Professional, pleasant, and cheerful
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Interested employees should submit their resume and cover letter to formally apply to Human Resources by email to hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573.


JOB DESCRIPTION: Certified Medical Assistant
Locations: Providence

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for assisting physicians and physician’s assistant as a Certified Medical Assistant with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
  • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.
  • Monitor patient’s environmental safety (e.g., fall precautions faulty equipment, transmission precautions).
  • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results
  • Ability to identify abnormal patient values for triages purposes
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Document medical information using approved medical terminology in the EHR system.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Must be certified as a Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • ** Must be done by “credentialed medical assistants or Licensed health professionals.
  • Certified Medical Assistant. Certification through AMA, NCCT, NHA, or AMT
  • o RI licensed Certified Nursing Assistant
  • o RI licensed PT, PTA, OT or OTA
  • o RI licensed ATC (Athletic Trainer Certified)
  • Clinical skills, documentation skills, and communication skills
  • Ability to perform various clinical procedures while in exam room
  • Computer skill proficiency in EHR, Microsoft word and outlook
  • Efficiently assist in the coordination of a busy office, including use of email, document scanning, and word processing
  • Professional, pleasant, cheerful, enthusiastic demeanor, neat appearance required
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including telephone etiquette
  • Motivated individual with team approach
  • Must be able to travel to all sites

Interested applicants should submit their resume to HR by email at hr@universityorthopedics.com or fax 401-457-1573.

Posted: 05/22/2016
Equal Opportunity Employer

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