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Billing Representative with CPC. Full Time, 40 Hours. Monday- Friday. Duties will include reviewing electronic charge tickets, preparing and submitting claims, verifying hospital services and surgery coding, establishing payment plans for patients, and all other duties assigned. Qualified candidates must have current CPC, current knowledge of ICD and CPT guidelines, knowledge of medical terminology, EMR experience, be energetic, have the ability to multi-task, and display strong customer service skills. Experience in orthopaedics and spine preferred.

Practice Coordinator. Full time, Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00pm
Duties will include patient check out, scheduling appointments, prior authorization, completion of forms, and all other duties assigned. Qualified candidates must have past medical office experience, preferably in orthopaedics, knowledge of medical insurance, be energetic, have the ability to multi-task, and display strong customer service skills.

Medical Office Manager, Full time.

The Medical Office Manager is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of one or more clinic locations.  This position implements and conducts staff training and performance to maintain regulatory compliance and standards of care in coordination with all Clinic policies and procedures.  The Medical Office Manager conducts evaluations of all clinical support staff, maintains department staff schedules, serves as clinical lead for adherence and participation in programs and regulation such as HIPAA, OSHA, DOH policies, participates in quality initiatives including Meaningful Use, PQRS, MACRA, patient reported outcomes, and leads selected improvement efforts,  in addition to all other duties assigned.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in business administration/leadership role and/or a medical practice preferred.  Strong physician relation skills, HR/people management, good communication, innovative solutions thinker, proactive problem solver, self-starter.   

Registered Nurse Operating Circulator to work at The Orthopaedic Surgery Center. Experience required. Orthopedic experience preferred. On call position, days and shifts will vary.

Registered Nurse to work in the pre-op. On call position, days and shifts will vary. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, have a Washington State Registered Nurses License, and a minimum of one (1) year related experience and/or training as a Pre-Op/Recovery room/PACU RN in a hospital/surgery center, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

The Physician Assistant (PA-C). Responsible for evaluation and management of patients under the supervision of NWOS physicians in urgent ortho and as needed in surgery and/or clinic settings, functioning as an extension of physicians.

Major responsibilities:

  • Work with designated supervising physician(s), but may be called upon to assist other partners in the Corporation at any time
  • Obtain physical examination, followed by appropriate extremity examination
  • Apply casts, splints, bracing devices and dressings; perform suturing minor lacerations, injections and cast removal
  • Order and interpret laboratory studies, X-rays, and other diagnostic testing as necessary
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings on histories, physical examinations, and commonly performed studies
  • Work to ensure patient receives a follow up appointment when necessary with a surgeon in a timely fashion
  • Present and communicate information obtained in an organized manner so the physician can expeditiously evaluate, examine and outline a medical management plan
  • Administer prescribed medications as directed; observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician
  • In collaboration with physician partners, develop written follow up treatment protocols for patients who need additional care by an orthopedic surgeon, non-operative orthopedic sports medicine, physical therapy, or surgery
  • Assess patients for development and updating of treatment plans; implements treatment plans that have been reviewed and approved by the supervising physician
  • Prescribe drugs; schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances to the extent permitted by PA state law; keeps patient pharmacy history current along with drug allergies
  • Provide phone contact as required in certain cases to assist in patient follow-up and problem solving
  • Perform appropriate, timely dictation of patient progress notes in accordance with Corporation’s dictation policy
  • Accurately document in patient’s electronic chart
  • Charge reporting compliant with required correct coding national standards and documentation  rules
  • Complete forms and paperwork such as disability, insurance, return to work, etc.
  • Actively participates in business development activities to grow patient volume
  • Participate in professional development activities, maintains professional affiliations, and attends all regular meetings
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality
  • Attend annual CPR, OSHA, HIPAA and Risk Management training programs
  • May provide occasional coverage in outpatient clinic, surgical case, on-call or rounding.
  • Perform all other tasks and projects assigned by the physician

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the field of orthopaedics is highly preferred.
  • Multi-task oriented individual who has the ability to organize and prioritize tasks.  Ability to follow through on own initiative and produce results.
  • Ability to establish exceptional relationships with patients and has high patient satisfaction feedback.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with integrity and discretion.
  • Ability to analyze situations, identifies problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcomes.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations.

If interested please email resume/CV to hr@nwos-spokane.com