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 (greets patients, schedules appointment, checks-in/out patients, schedules tests, and obtains pre-certifications/referrals) and the back office (rooms patients, performs vitals, assists with patient exam and/or procedures, schedules tests, and obtains 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 confidentiality

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

Prepares patients for physician’s visit by obtaining initial information and vital signs; assists with exams, tests, and special procedures as directed; may be required to draw blood, collect urine, provide wound care, and give immunizations and medications under the direction of a physicians; and documents all actions in Electronic Health Records.

Answers phone and responds to inquiries; refers, routes or places calls; and documents telephone encounters in Electronic Health Records.

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

Requests previous medical records or outside records from appropriate sources; completes request for confidential transfer of medical records; and reviews medical records for completeness.

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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