Physical Therapy Medical Assistant Highlands Ranch, CO

Job Id
161788
Job Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Employment Type
Full Time Regular
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20210603T172245Z
Overview

As a Concentra Medical Support Specialist, you will perform routine medical and testing procedures under direct supervision of the treating clinician.  Also, ensure that every patient is treated the Concentra Way: with quality clinical care and by providing an excellent patient experience from welcoming, respectful and skillful colleagues.  

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Responsibilities

Medical Support Specilaist Responsibilities:


• Performs ancillary testing and tasks (including but not limited to vaccines and injections, phlebotomy, PFTs, audiogram testing and respirator fit testing) as ordered by treating clinicians.
• Performs rapid screening tests (influenza, strep, mono, glucose, etc.)
• Prepares patients for physical examinations, including taking vital signs and performing all required testing.
• Responsible for performing routine medical procedures as ordered by treating clinician.
• Triages and dispositions all patients
• Assists providers during examination and treatment
• Prepares for and assists clinician with surgery set up and injury care.
• Applies bandages, dressings and splints as ordered by the treating clinician.
• Dispenses medications and appliances as ordered by the treating clinician and in accordance with state regulations.
• Performs DOT and Non-DOT drug and alcohol testing.
• Maintains and operates all medical devices and equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures.
• Completes quality assurance activities on equipment and medical devices as well as testing processes used in the center.
• Maintains supplies, cleans rooms and equipment, and stocks exam rooms.
• Notifies supervisor immediately if equipment is not functioning properly, supplies are needed, or facility is not operating as expected.
• Manages patient flow and volume. Keeps patients informed of expected wait times
• Responsible for clerical tasks in both the front and back office associated with patient care and proper record keeping. Ensures accuracy in documentation.
• Cross trained to perform Front Office duties including greeting patients, obtaining authorization, check in/out, communicating wait times, etc.

• Answers telephone as needed
• Attends center staff meetings as required
• Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and orderly appearance throughout the facility
• This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Therapy Support Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Reviews initial referral request for therapy services.
  • Reviews PT Authorization Guidelines and Protocol notes.
  • Contacts appropriate payer (employer/insurance carrier) to obtain authorization for requested therapy services.
  • Submits required documentation to payer to assist in authorization process.
  • Notifies the patient of scheduled therapy appointment(s)
  • Documents all appropriate information per Policy and Procedure.
  • Communicates referral status and/or non-standard issues to the referring CMC
    Provider, Center Therapy Director, CSS Manager and other involved parties.
  • Communicates with center staff as necessary.
  • Submits appropriate reports to CSS Manager/Area Therapy Director.
  • Occusource-Check in therapy
  • Check out – therapy
  • Schedule
  • Charge out therapy
  • Escorts patients and coordinate flow
  • Pulls medical records and process charts
  • Calls no shows
  • Maintains authorization process/logs
  • Tracks Plan of Care
  • Walk patients from therapy to the exam room and write the appropriate information on the provider board.
  • Print transcriptions and reports for Center Therapy Director
  • Call for authorization and document on correct form. If after 3 attempts, is unsuccessful in obtaining authorization, contact employer and notify Medical Director and Center Therapy Director.
  • Call patients daily to remind them of their appointment for the next day and fill out appropriate log.
  • Call patients who have missed their appointment and document in the patient chart the reason for the missed appointment.
  • Wash/Fold therapy linens.
  • Wipe down treatment tables.
  • Refill ultra sound bottles.
  • Check temperature of hydro collator / paraffin bath and record in daily log.
  • Performs HPEs
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Qualifications

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS
• High school graduate or GED equivalent
• Medical Assistant Certification from an accredited school (credentials in the state of employment in accordance with state requirements and applicable regulations) or Military Medical Specialist with current Medical Assistant credentials in the state of employment in accordance with state requirements and applicable regulations


JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE
• Working knowledge of occupational medicine requirements (state specific)
• Previous medical office experience preferred


JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
• Concentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and Flexibility
• Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
• Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalism
• The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies
• Demonstrated willingness to participate in initial and ongoing training as required.
• Demonstrated effective communication and interaction with employers, patients, providers and other employees.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain working relationship with all levels of employees.
• Demonstrated excellent customer service skills
• Demonstrated computer skills
• Must successfully complete orientation and training as well as demonstrate competency in all required medical tasks.
• Obtain all certifications required of Medical Support Specialists including but not limited to Drug Screen Collection, Breath Alcohol Certification, Hair and Oral Fluids Collection.

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Benefits
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Medical/Vision/Prescription/Dental Plans
  • Life Insurance/Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program
  • Center Achievement Bonuses

This position is eligible to earn a base compensation rate in the range of $14.61 to $21.93 hourly depending on job-related factors as permitted by applicable law, such as level of experience, geographic location where the work is performed, and/or seniority.

 

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans 

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Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans


We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or medical or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Concentra Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.

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