Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Epic Practice Support Assistant.
Under the general direction of the Director for Epic Operations and the assigned Practice Manager/Office Supervisor, the FGP Assistant Epic Temp Pool is responsible for registering and scheduling patients in the appropriate IT systems (including but not limited to Epic, Groupcast and Infinity), scheduling procedures and tests, organizing daily patient schedules, triaging incoming patient reports to appropriate locations, answering phones, obtaining and documenting insurance pre-authorizations and pre-certifications and facilitating physician and patient administrative needs. This position will be assigned to a multitude of Faculty Group Practices to assist with the successful implementation of Epic.
Ability to be flexible regarding responsibilities when needed.
Demonstrate communication skills: using appropriate vocabulary and grammar when obtaining and conveying information to physicians, nurses and staff at various levels; in person, over the phone, in writing and in electronically sent messages.
Exercise skill in prioritizing assignments in order to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, assignments, pressures of deadlines, competitive requirements and/or a heavy workload.
Obtain, copy and file, results of laboratory tests and scans.
Maintain cooperative and professional relationships with physicians, nurses and office and clinical staff.
Obtain insurance pre-authorizations for treatments and diagnostic procedures and record in the appropriate system.
Register and schedule new and follow-up patient appointments, including assisting with back loading appointments for the Epic Implementation.
Answer phones and screen incoming calls. Provide information, take messages or redirect calls to the appropriate person.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Strong knowledge of practice operations is a must. Experience and competency with varied computer hardware and software, including practice management systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database, scheduling, communications. Training on appropriate practice management systems will be provided. Knowledge of insurance companies office visit and procedure policies to complete pre-authorization requirements. Ability to compose and edit logical, detailed, comprehensive and grammatically correct correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of personnel including patients, families, physicians and staff. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to handle matters of highly confidential and sensitive nature. Ability to recognize and identify problems, recognize implications and propose alternative solutions. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner. Skill in working independently and in following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Preferred Qualifications: AAS or similar degree.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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