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Medical Office Administrative Assistant

at Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Medical Office Administrative Assistant
Job ID

2024-27158

 


# Positions 
1  

 Job Location  
US-ME-Augusta  

Telecommute 
Location-Specific Position  

FT/PT 
Full-Time  

Category 
Medical Office Professionals
Why Us?

 

With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. With 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.

 


Could This Be For You?

 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide administrative support to patients, fellow employees and referral sources through the coordination and administration of the front office activities. The ideal candidate will have a background in an administrative role with strong computer proficiency, and customer service. Typical responsibilities include scheduling appointments, validating insurance and payment authorization, inputting claims, processing payments, performing account collections, conducting billing research and responding to telephone inquiries.

 


Your Impact

 

Responsible for patient appointment scheduling
Creation of new patient charts and maintenance of patient records
Scanning and filing patient documents and ensuring complete and accurate information
Managing incoming phone calls
Obtaining insurance authorization
Providing financial counseling for patients and posting over the counter (OTC) payments
Daily document research on an electronic health/medical record system

 


Minimum Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualification:
High school diploma or GED required.
Requires less than 1 year of customer service, administration or related experience.
A valid driver's license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hanger's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.
Preferred Qualifications and Experiences:
At least 1-2 years of experience with EMR/electronic health/medical record systems (preferably NextGen and/or OnBase).
Working knowledge of HIPAA and other medical insurance regulations and terminology for private payer, state and federal plans including coding, billing and reimbursement protocols.
Associate's degree.
Ability to type 40 correct words per minute.
At least 2 years of computer and office equipment experience including MS Office products (Word, Excel), e-mail and automated billing systems, facsimile machines, calculator, postage machine, copiers, etc.
Basic administrative math accounting skills.
Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to sit, walk and stand; occasionally bend or twist; regularly talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms (to include reaching overhead); and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 


Additional Success Factors

 

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks (ex. multitasking) with a high degree of detail orientation while working in a fast paced environment.
Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with patients, referral sources, and colleagues.
Personable office professional whose strengths include cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse... For full info follow application link.

Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The company will comply with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.

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Job Posting: 1068339

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

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