Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company is a vertically integrated musculoskeletal outcomes management company. HOPCo manages physician practices, hospital service lines, population health and value-based care programs, and musculoskeletal delivery networks.
HOPCo is the managing partner of Arizona-based entities, The CORE Institute, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital, Michigan-based The CORE Institute, and Florida-based Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
As HOPCo continues to grow, we are looking for a Medical Office Scheduler I to be based out of our Corporate Headquarters.
Please see below for the functions and requirements to be a Medical Office Scheduler I with HOPCo.
Schedule clinic appointments including consultations, and follow-up visits, utilizing practice’s CPS/GE Centricity, and the Scheduling Assistant tool. Collect all pertinent demographic, insurance and medical information and enter into CPS.
Obtain patient demographic information and insurance eligibility; updates and confirms necessary information to allow processing of claims to insurance plans.
Utilizes templates, scheduling assistant, and referral system to schedule patient appointments.
Confirm patient is eligible with insurance plan at the time appointment is scheduled.
Successfully processes referrals through the referral system, contact patients to schedule appointment and import referrals/documents to patients chart.
Answer and resolve all incoming calls and requests in a timely, accurate manner. Communicate with the director and/or supervisor about potential patient concerns. Triage and relay necessary messages to appropriate staff member.
Facilitate communication with referring providers to ensure patient is prepared for activation upon arrival of their appointment.
Participates in the daily operations of the processing patient appointment requests as a team, alongside the referral coordinator team members to enhance the patient experience and patient delight.
Ensure strict confidentiality of all health records, member information and meet HIPAA guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge preferred.
Minimum two years’ experience in healthcare field is required and previous call center experience is preferred.
Excellent organizational skills and strong customer service orientation are required with strong background with computers and data entry.
Working knowledge of Centricity Practice Management is a plus.
Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD and CPT.
Federal, state and HIPAA privacy regulations.
Knowledge of scheduling patients in a clinic/medical practice setting.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.
Demonstrates outstanding customer service skills, communicates well and utilizes excellent listening skills and telephone etiquette.
Excellent interpersonal skills (tact, discretion and courtesy necessary to interact cordially and effectively at all times).
Represent The CORE Institute in a professional manner related to appearance, communication and the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment.
Ability to understand patient demographic information and determine insurance eligibility.
Ability to have consistent attendance and punctuality.
Ability to effectively incorporate the use of technology into day-to-day tasks (Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, CPS/GE Centricity and Scheduling Assistant).
Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients, co-workers, management, and providers.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Normal office environment.
Some travel within community.
Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.
Combination of bending, lifting and transferring activities.
Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.
HOPco Mission, Vision and Values must be read and signed.