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Office Assistant, Dialysis: FT Days

Company: Firelands Regional Health System
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Provides clinical support on the nursing unit and maintains a responsive communication system which supports positive interdepartmental relations and physician support. Assists in planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining the environment of the area.What You Will Do:Admit all permanent and transient patients to the unit.Daily orders, labs installed, and discharge papers.Assists patients and visitors in unit as needed.Establish CMS dialysis forms including obtaining signatures of nephrologists and patients.Audit reports and thin charts.Update and maintain medical records for in-center patients in a neat, organized, and professional manner.Keep hospitalizations, procedures, diagnoses, and treatment history updated in patient medical record.Assist social worker with complete indigent waiver/payment agreement for patients without complete insurance coverage and update as necessary.Assist patients in completing forms, as needed.Maintain current file spend-down information for Medicaid patients.Fax spend-down information to the county caseworker monthly.Assist patients with travel arrangements or transportation to dialysis unit including locating a unit, faxing patient information to unit, and confirming travel arrangements.Generate all monthly reports for Renal Network, nephrologists and unit management.Perform general office duties including answering and directing phone calls, sorting and distributing mail, copying and filing, typing monthly meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports to the administrative staff.Maintain up-to-date and accurate insurance cards on all patients.Complete the MSPQ Insurance reports quarterly with all dialysis patients.Assist staff on the clinic floor performing by pre- and post-weights and vital signs, and documenting this information in the medical record.Follow-up with monthly payment agreements with patients on self-pay balances and insurance premium advances.Identify, generate, and prepare requisitions and lab specimen tubes for lab collection per physician orders. Follow-up laboratory questions and problems related to specimen handling and requisition process.Order, maintain, and re-stock lab supplies.Communicate with Firelands Regional Medical Center and NBA billing representatives regarding billing issues including dates and current status of all patient applications for coverage.Fax all requested information to accounting departments with patient signatures.Obtain insurance and pre-certifications referrals from physicians when needed.Maintain unit and order all supplies including food, paper products, and office supplies.Communicate in a professional manner with peers, health team members, patients and visitors.Maintain adaptability, flexibility, and positive attitude, and support the unit team.Report problems and assist in resolving them. Assist in orientation of new staff and clerical duties.Communicate messages to appropriate person accurately and professionally.What You Will Need:Must be a high school graduate.Previous hospital experience preferred.Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and be insurable under Firelands' auto policy.Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.Previous clerical experience preferred; typing required at 50 wpm.Computer skills with knowledge of word processing, Microsoft Word and Excel. Become proficient in MIQS, the dialysis management software.Punctual attendance at assigned work location is required.Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain an accident free work place, including ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of Medical Center emergency codes.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Firelands Regional Health System, Toledo , Office Assistant, Dialysis: FT Days, Administration, Clerical , Bellevue, Ohio

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