Medical Care Coordinator - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position provides clinical office support in both the front office (greet patients, schedule appointment, check-in/out functions, test scheduling and obtain pre-certs/referrals) and the back office (room patients, perform vitals, assist with patient exam and/or procedures, test scheduling and obtain precertification).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures
Knowledge of insurance plans and referral procedures
Knowledge of medical office practices and procedures
Interpersonal /human relation skills
Ability to operate various office practices and procedures
Ability to operate personal computer and various software programs
Ability to respond to questions in a tactful and professional manner
Ability to organize/prioritize duties
Ability to work with constant interruptions
Ability to maintain records and files
Ability to maintain confidentialit

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, in addition to graduation from a recognized Medical Assistant Program; supplemented with one (1) year previous medical experience (an externship at SLU may be substituted for one year experience); current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Current certification or registration as a medical assistant.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Rooms patients and obtains vital signs; assists with procedures; documents in the electronic health record; gives injections, draws blood, collects urine and performs point of care testing; inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and restock supplies, maintains sample medication closet; order medications, injectable and other medical supplies

Performs check-in and check-out functions; collects and posts co-pays; schedules appointments; obtains or provides referrals for specialty visits; researches and resolves referral issues; verifies insurance benefits; monitors and works Epic referral queue/in-basket; prepares correspondence

Schedules surgeries and/or tests; obtains authorization/pre-certification

Greets patients, answers and screens phones for the most effective patient care

Performs other duties as assigned.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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