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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.

AR Specialist

Location: St. Augustine
Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for follow-up of all unpaid claims with insurance carriers
• Work all incoming correspondence, appeals; review and work accounts to resolution
• Run AR report at specified age in the billing cycle and identify unpaid claims with insurance carriers to resolve payment issues
• Verify accounts with incorrect insurance, incorrect referrals or incorrect demographic and update accounts with correct information
• Ensure billing records are maintained in a confidential manner and in compliance with privacy and documentation procedures
• Review patient accounts for patient liability for collection referral

Experience:
Minimum eighteen months experience working in a physician group practice/billing department.

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

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.

Call Center Scheduler

Department: Call Center
Location: St. Augustine

Job Description: Answers incoming phone calls, direct calls to appropriate individuals, takes phone messages, and assists patients with scheduling, canceling or rescheduling of appointments.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required

Required Skills:

  • Must have strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize.
  • Must have strong customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications including Microsoft Office and Medical scheduling system.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Answers incoming phone calls, return messages, direct calls to appropriate individuals, take phone messages, and assists patients with scheduling appointments for both locations (St. Augustine and CR 210).
  • Process website requests for appointments via email.
  • Insurance verification’s (both primary and secondary).
  • Register new patients.

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

Certified Professional Coder

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

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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