CMA / Front Office Spec II TCUC (Clin) - AUSTIN - PRN

 
Position: CMA / Front Office Spec II TCUC (Clin) - AUSTIN - PRN

Job ID: 157380

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: TCUC Austin - Westgate

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4p - 11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  

Summary:

We are searching for a Front Office Specialist II – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for both clinical and non-clinical duties. You will gather information, assess, and provide direct care to patients. You will also work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render population-appropriate care for low-acuity pediatric patients. Additionally, you will coordinate the referral process, enter accurate billing information into system, and transmit accurate claims.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection of patient/family data
  • Collects and documents vital signs, height/weight, and reason for visit
  • Provides general patient care
  • Prepares patient for examination per site protocol
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per site protocol
  • Documents adverse reactions to medications per policy and procedure
  • Verifies provider order and patient per site protocol
  • Collects specimens and performs laboratory tests
  • Maintains and prepares reagents appropriately and performs and documents required reagent checks, including monitoring of expiration dates
  • Provides operational support
  • Performs reception duties and screens phone calls
  • Collects and disseminates mail and deliveries per practice protocol
  • Notifies practice manager, or designees of needed supplies weekly
  • Serves as a practice/family resource regarding managed care questions
  • Ensures that all necessary patient forms are completed for the visit
  • Reviews billing information and processes patient payments
  • Scans encounter sheet and all other relevant data to patient encounter into EPIC with 100% accuracy and within timelines established by practice
  • Files, archives, and retrieves medical records per office protocol
  • Maintains integrity of medical record and monitors patient information and other practice data


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program preferred
  • BLS required
  • 2 years’ related experience required
  • Bilingual fluent in English/Spanish preferred


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