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Medical Career Opportunities

Orthopaedic Associates Career opportunities Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine is an integral part of the medical community in Northeast Florida and it is our commitment to offer the most comprehensive orthopaedic patient care in the area. Our team of doctors and medical professionals are some of the best in the industry.

At OASA we are seeking skilled and energetic individuals who are always looking to challenge their abilities and grow. We offer the opportunity to be a part of a talented team of individuals who share the common goal of unsurpassed excellence in patient care.

At OASA we value our employees and strive to meet all of our obligations to them by providing an excellent compensation and benefits package. We also practice a policy of promoting from within the company whenever possible, to ensure opportunities for upward career growth.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and a team that feels more like family than co-workers, then OASA is the place for you!

To apply for an open position, please email your résumé and cover letter to humanresources@oastaug.com or fax at 904.209.1035. Please no phone calls.

Medical Assistant – Radiologic Tech

Medical Assistant / Radiologic Tech

Location: 210 Office
Department: Clinic

Essential Job Functions:
• Placement of splints and casting as directed by the physician/physician assistant.
• Perform diagnostic imaging examinations using x-rays as ordered by the provider
• Assist physician/physician assistant with patients.
• Disposes of contaminated items according to OSHA guidelines.
• Return all patient phone calls in a timely and courteous manner.
• Prepare and maintain fully stocked exam rooms for patient exam.

Education:
• Certified as a Medical Assistant
• BMO or RT certification a must
• High school diploma required or general education degree (GED)

Experience:
• Minimum of two years of experience in physician office or hospital

Required Skills:
• Must have a team player attitude, energetic, with a focus on excellent customer service
• Ability to communicate effectively to patients and associates

Worker’s Compensation Liaison

Worker’s Compensation Liaison
Location: St. Augustine
Department: Front Office

Essential Job Functions:
• Monitor online requests for scheduling of injured workers.
• Respond to all emails and phone calls related to WC patients.
• Notify NCM or Adjustor of any No Show status on their injured workers
• Work closely with Medical Records concerning missing dictation and DWC25’s
• Update Practice Management and EHR with eligibility status of benefits
• Follow up on all requested documents from NCM and Adjustor to ensure timely response
• Track Orders for services on all injured workers on a spreadsheet.
• Run a tracking report daily for any WC orders related to PT/MRI/Labs, etc.

Qualifications:
• Minimum eighteen months experience working in a physician office
• Prior experience with Workers Compensation is preferred
• High school diploma required

Required Skills:
• Must have a team player attitude, energetic, with a focus on excellent customer service
• Ability to communicate effectively to patients and associates

Certified Professional Coder

Location: St. Augustine

General Summary Of Duties:
On site Certified Professional Coder (CPC or CPC-A) to provide quality review and analysis of a wide range of patient medical records and ensure accuracy of coding and maintain records in accordance with accepted medical and legal standards. Responsible for reviewing medical records to assure proper billing of the medical record, comparison of physician chosen CPT and ICD-10 codes to the physicians’ documentation to substantiate the level of coding, physician services to include identification of professional services and complete review of medical records to accurately optimize all professional services documented for billing.

Education
• High school diploma or equivalent General Educational Development (GED) certificate
• Certified Professional Coder (CPC or CPC-A) is required.

Experience
• Must have 2+ years practical experience to include coding from medical charts
• Must have coding experience in joint replacement surgery, orthopaedic hand surgery, orthopaedic spine surgery, shoulder surgery, foot & ankle surgery and podiatry.
• Medical Office setting experience is preferred

Knowledge
• Knowledge of medical billing practices and office policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology
• Knowledge of all confidentiality requirements regarding patients and strict maintenance of proper confidentiality on all such information
• Knowledge of insurance companies coding policies and regulations, multiple surgical rules and modifier usage

Skills
• Excellent math skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Must possess tact and diplomacy
• Accurate in performing and reviewing data entry and coding
• Demonstrates initiative to provide quality of services and improve efficiency
• Maintains positive working relations with co-workers
• Time management skills
• Must be a self-starter with organizational skills

Checkout Coordinator

Department: Clinical

Location: St. Augustine

Reports To: Team Leader/Clinical Manager

Position Summary:  Schedule follow up appointments, MRIs, testing, scanning and referrals to outside physicians and facilities.

Essential Job Requirements:

Education: 

  • High school diploma required or general education degree (GED)
  • College education or trade school preferred

Experience:  Minimum of twelve months experience working in a physician group practice.

Required Skills:

  • Comfortable using email and interacting with Internet applications
  • Knowledge of practice management and word processing software
  • Able to enter data into the computer system accurately
  • Effectively participate as a team member
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Neat/professional appearance

Essential Job Functions:

  • Receives instructions from physicians through EMR for follow up/referral needs for patient.
  • Verifies patient eligibility and coverage for the MRI same day scheduling.
  • Responsible for scanning in all pre-operative paperwork and testing same day.
  • Responsible for scanning in tests and all paperwork presented by patients.
  • Maintains communication among the physician, MA and patient.
  • Reports any problem to the Clinical Manager
  • Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice
  • Attends regular staff meetings as requested
  • Performs any additional duties as requested by the Clinical Manager
  • Provides professional and courteous high quality service to all customers. Customers includes all patients of OASA and its’ affiliated, administration, employees, co-workers, insurance company and other vendor representatives
  • Accountable for meeting behavioral expectations and supporting the dignity of all persons.  Also responsible for optimal and appropriate use of resources
  • Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors, and co-workers
  • Responsible to study and follow all OASA policies and procedures
  • Maintain compliance with all federal, state and carrier regulations, rules, policies and contract requirements

Surgery Coordinator

Location: St. Augustine Clinic

Responsible to: Clinical Manager

Job Summary: Schedule surgeries and pre-operative tests. Counsel patients about their financial responsibilities prior to surgery. Act as a liaison between physician, patient, and hospital or surgery center.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school diploma required
  • Medical terminology
  • Minimum of eighteen months experience working in physician group practice
  • Ability to perform multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Previous surgery scheduling a priority

Athletic Trainer

Work Hours/Schedule:
Full time hours with benefits. The primary responsibility of the position is the head athletic trainer role of St. Joseph Academy in St. Augustine. When school is not in session, the Athletic Trainer will report to Orthopedic Associates of St. Augustine medical office at One Orthopaedic Pl to distribute braces/DME for physicians.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess the proper educational pre-requites sited by the Board of Athletic Trainers with the Florida Department of Health and be licensed to Practice Athletic Training within the State of Florida.

Experience:

  • One year is encouraged.
  • Training is provided for DME/brace distribution.

Job Description:

  • Prepare and maintain training room at St. Joseph Academy.
  • Athletic Trainer presence at all home sporting events.
  • Visually inspect a players injury.
  • Make decisions based on quick assessments.
  • Analyze complex situations and convert data into medical records.
  • Liaison between St. Joseph Academy and Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a team player attitude, energetic, with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to patients and associates.

Medical Assistant

Location: St. Augustine Office
Department: Clinic
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description:

Provides care and support to patients under the direction of the physician and/or physician assistant; casting, splinting, and strong customer services skills required; contributes to the planning and delivery of patient focused care.

Qualifications:

  • CCMA or RMA required
  • BMO or RT certification a Plus
  • High school diploma required or general education degree (GED)

Required Skills:

  • Must have a team player attitude, energetic, with a focus on excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively to patients and associates

Surgery Pre-cert Coordinator

Job Title: Surgery Pre-cert Coordinator
Office Location: St. Augustine
Department Name: Surgery Scheduling
Fulltime

Essential Job Functions:

  • Obtain pre-certification/preauthorization from insurance companies prior to surgery for each procedure.
  • Verifies patient eligibility and coverage for the procedure.
  • Coordinate with Surgical Schedulers to obtain needed procedure and diagnosis codes.

Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years of surgery authorization experience.
  • Working knowledge of commercial insurance, HMO, auto and workers compensation.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a team player attitude, energetic, with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to patients and associates.
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