1st Care Management

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Clinic Office Coordinator - Foreign Trained Physician

Office | Sandy Springs, GA | Full Time

Job Description

Job Description:

The Clinic Office Coordinator oversees patient flow and the daily operations of the medical office. Responsible for the operations and administration side of a medical office. Ensures office is running smoothly by supervising office staff, hires, terminates, and trains employees, and oversees the entire billing portion of the office. This position requires knowledge and experience in all facets of medical business office management.

 

Responsibilities:

Operations

  • Development and implementation of office policies and procedures
  • Protection of patient privacy and confidentiality per policies and procedures
  • Maintenance and organization of medical records
  • Work with other staff members to provide the best care to patients
  • Assist in documenting patient history
  • Maintain documentation
  • Prepare examination rooms
  • Take vital signs
  • Take telephone calls
  • Help with scheduling
  • Create reports   

Credentialing

  • Assist in credentialing and negotiating insurance contracts; Assist in the application process of Medicare, Medicaid and other government programs and/or credentialing requirements

  • Assist in processing facility and practitioner(s) credentialing applications to determine eligibility status

  • Implement and maintain an effective credentialing processes which appropriately credentials physicians and non-physicians for clinical or non-clinical privileges

  • Monitor all accreditation standards and legal requirements related to medical staff credentialing ensuring that operations conform to current and appropriate regulations

    • Contact physicians regarding outstanding course

    • Act as liaison with Human Resources regarding course assignments

  • Follows legal, State and Federal agency, State licensing board, and TJC standards

Staffing

  • Recruitment and selection of medical office staff

  • Training of office staff to the company processes and protocols

Qualifications:

  • 2 - 3 years previous experience in medical office management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field
  • Must either be a foreign trained physician or have a diploma/certificate as a Medical Assistant
  • Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare
  • Strong communication, organizational, and detail orientation skills required
  • Ability to effectively interact with physicians, patients and other staff members
  • Proficient in computer applications, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Utilizes Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management programs effectively

***Candidates with bi-lingual skills are highly preferred.