This position is responsible for coordinating the daily business operations of the clinic and assisting the Director in the operational performance of the Hospital Outpatient Department (HOPD).This includes but is not limited to: obtaining authorizations for patient services, answering phones, making appointments, chart creation, and filing, assisting patients to exam rooms, taking vital signs, and discharging patients.
Â·High School diploma or GED required. Â·Graduate of Medical Assistant or CNA program highly preferred. Â·Must have experience in medical financial reimbursement, billing and collections. Â·Must have knowledge of CPT and ICD10 coding. Â·Must have ability to work independently and exercise good judgment. Â·Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Â·Must have prior experience working with PCs, scanning, faxes and multi-line phone systems. Â·Must have ability to use blood pressure monitor and other medical equipment as needed. Â·Bilingual (Spanish/English) highly preferred. Â·Two years of experience in a medical office, in a patient access position, performing medical billing/collections, or other comparable position in a medical setting required. Â·Minimum of two years of clinic coordinator/management experience in a medical facility is preferred. Â·CPR certification required. Â·MA or CNA certification highly preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.