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Primary Care/Internal Medicine/Mental Health Billing Manager - Chandler, AZ

American Medical Associates sees a full time Primary Care/Internal Medicine/Mental Health Medical Billing Manager who can supervise and coordinate third-party billing and the application of payments for the business office. The successful candidate will process insurance claims and manage AMA’s billing department.

This position is eligible for bonus pay up to $20,000 per year.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
Prepare, review, and transmit timely claims using billing software to various third party payers either electronically or by paper claim processing.
Process payments as they are paid electronically and/or via paper and credit patient accounts accordingly through EHR.
Coordinate the insurance billing function of the business office, and see to the proper application of patient, insurance, and other payments.
Train new employees in the billing department.
Ensure billing staff employees understand and follow coding procedures, and that all medical chart codes are accurate.
Identify and bill secondary and tertiary insurances.
Review patient account balances for possible bad debt or collection monthly.
Daily check of hospital database for any new Nephrology consults. Add any new Nephrology consults into PMD. Once approved, post new claims in EMR.
Billing home health charges as necessary.
Posting monthly dialysis charges.
Prepare weekly and monthly reports on third-party billings, accounts pending diagnoses, and late charges.
Negotiate insurance contracts with insurance companies.
Assist with answering telephones and other clerical tasks as needed.

Required Skills:

Receive patient calls regarding billing questions and resolve disputes.
Work cooperatively with other managers and administration to ensure timely billing, reporting, and patient account management.
Monitor and return any incoming voicemail messages hourly.
Prepare appeal letters when needed.
Review and forward patient statements weekly.
Billing revenue and collections, and resolution of denied/rejected claims.
Correct and re-bill for reimbursement.
Keep track of data needed for monthly reporting.
Serve as a back-up for the Billing Coordinator.
Maintain attendance and approve time off requests for billing office employees.
Evaluate performance of billing coordinator(s), conduct quarterly performance evaluations, and provide constructive feedback on their performance to help them meet their professional goal(s).
Identify and recommend solutions to the billing office staff for office issues or problems.
Assist in disciplinary action as needed in conjunction with the Human Resources Department and document all disciplinary actions.
Attend managerial staff meetings and relay pertinent information to the billing office employees timely.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Enforces all policies, procedures, protocols, directives and goals of the organization.

Education/ Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
3-5 years of primary care internal medicine billing preferred.
Prior Mental Health/Behavioral Health billing experience required.
3 years of Medical Credentialing/Contracting experience required.
Previous experience with an electronic medical/health record; experience in E-Clinical Works preferred.
Knowledge of medical billing procedures and terminology and ability to interpret Explanation of Benefits (EOB’s).
Working knowledge of different types of insurance plans - commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare.
Strong customer service focus.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Teamwork oriented.
Organized and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Good judgment.
Resourcefulness in problem solving.
Able to take and follow through with delegated tasks and accountability.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

Competitive base salary.
Potential to earn over $20,000 in bonuses each year under a performance based bonus structure.
5.5 weeks of PTO, inclusive of vacation, sick time, and major holidays.
Provided medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) plans
Salary commensurate based on education, experience, and skills.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$70,000 per year base pay

JOB CLOSING DATE:

July 6, 2024

Front Desk Receptionist - Mental Health - Chandler, AZ

American Medical Associates seeks a permanent, full-time, friendly, and dependable Mental Health Front Desk Receptionist to join our team who can multi-task in a fast paced environment Monday through Friday with required rotating Saturdays.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain the Mental Health front office and represent the practice with professionalism. This position requires multi-tasking effortlessly, prioritizing efficiently, handling patient requests, placing outbound calls to patients, and handling all administrative tasks with a positive attitude (to include patient check-in, check-out, receiving payments, and answering telephones).

Patient registration and demographic input into the eClinicalWorks EMR system.
Ensure all payments including co-pays, deductibles and others are being collected from patients at the time of service following Good Faith Estimate (GFE).
Collects and track all payments in the Mental Health Division.
Insurance benefits and eligibility verification.
Answering telephones.
Schedule and confirm all Mental Health patient appointments.
Monitor patient flow and keep patients informed of delays.
Maintain cleanliness and décor for the Mental Health Division lobby.
Assist with scanning, purging and faxing patient records.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

Greets and registers patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner.
Verifies patient’s insurance and collects patient co-pays and unmet deductibles.
Answers telephone, screen calls, takes messages, and provides information.
Schedules patient appointments as requested.
Maintains and updates current information on the physician’s schedule ensuring that patients are scheduled properly.
Answers questions regarding patient appointments and blood draw schedule.
Process faxes by creating telephone encounters and sending these to the appropriate recipients.
Responds to patient text messages.
Oversees the waiting area, coordinates patient movement, reports problems or irregularities.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Keeps lobby and front desk area clean and tidy per COVID-19 protocols.

Education/ Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

After successful completion of a 90 day probationary period, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k), as well as an opportunity to accrue sick and paid time off will be offered.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$18.00 per hour

JOB CLOSING DATE:

July 6, 2024

Senior Certified Medical Assistant - Vitalize Nation - Chandler, AZ

At Vitalize Nation, we specialize in providing personalized concierge services to our direct pay patient base. Our team of highly skilled professionals work together to offer a comprehensive range of primary care and mental health services. We strive to create a warm, supportive, and inclusive environment where patients feel comfortable and well-informed throughout their journey. If you are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of people and possess the skills and dedication required to excel in the primary care and mental health fields, we invite you to join our team.

As a Senior Medical Assistant at Vitalize Nation, you play a crucial role in our team. Your primary responsibility will be ensuring all patients scheduled for the day have completed the necessary steps before seeing the Provider. You will be the first point of contact for the Provider's patients. We are seeking a Senior Medical Assistant with outstanding communication skills, a professional demeanor, and the ability to multitask effectively.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting Providers with patient care, administrative, environmental, and organizational tasks. Responsible for back-office duties including:

Rooming patients and taking vitals.
Patient record management utilizing the EMR system.
Answering telephone calls and messages related to clinical questions and relaying messages to the Provider within a specified time frame.
Calling patients with test results and processing prescription refill requests, as directed by the Provider.
Providing patient instructions.
Screening (UA) and other clinical tests.
Ordering lab work and imaging, at the Providers discretion.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

Fulfills patient care responsibilities which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; preparing exam rooms; assisting patients as needed with collecting specimens, preparing provider assessments, etc.; collecting patient history including social, medical, and family; reconciling medications; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting provider with various procedures; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information; processing provider orders and prescriptions.
Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; managing charts to ensure information is completed.
Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment according to protocol; cleaning exam rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; informing Clinical Manager when supplies are low, restocking exam rooms, and nightly collection and disposal of trash within the Internal Medicine front and back office.
Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned which include respecting/promoting patient rights and sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with Administration.

Education/ Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of a medical assisting course required.
2+ years of Medical Assisting experience required.
Leadership in a Medical Assistant position preferred.
Basic computer skills including previous work with an electronic health record (EHR).
Strong customer service focus.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Teamwork oriented.
Organized and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Good judgment.
Resourcefulness in problem solving.
Able to take and follow through with delegated tasks and accountability.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

After successful completion of a 90 day probationary period, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k), as well as an opportunity to accrue sick and paid time off will be offered.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$21.00 per hour

JOB CLOSING DATE:

July 6, 2024

Certified Medical Assistant-Mental Health-Chandler, AZ

We are looking for a Certified Medical Assistant with Mental Health experience to join our team who can multi-task in a fast paced environment Monday through Friday with required rotating Saturdays in our Chandler, AZ location. The ideal candidate will also provide backup coverage to our other Mental Health clinic in Maricopa, AZ, as needed.

Since there are many variations to the job duties, the ideal candidate will have completed a medical assisting course, be flexible and friendly, and willing to assist in multiple clinic functions. A strong work ethic, dependability, and attention to detail are a must.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Rooming patients and taking vitals.
Answering telephone calls related to clinical questions and relaying messages to the Provider.
Schedule and complete all care for patients under Spravato treatments.
Calling patients with test results and processing prescription refill requests as directed by the Provider.
Providing patient instructions.
Screening (UA) and other clinical tests.
Ordering lab work at the Providers discretion.
Complete Prior Authorizations for the Mental Health Division.
Patient record management utilizing the eClinicalWorks EMR system.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

Fulfills patient care responsibilities which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; preparing exam rooms; assisting patients as needed with collecting specimens, preparing provider assessments, etc.; collecting patient history including social, medical, and family; reconciling medications; performing screenings per provider guidelines; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information; processing provider orders and prescriptions.
Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; managing charts to ensure information is completed.
Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment according to protocol; cleaning exam rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; informing Clinical Manager when supplies are low and restocking exam rooms.
Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned which include respecting/promoting patient rights and sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with the Mental Health Office Manager.

Education/ Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of a medical assisting course required.
Basic computer skills including previous work with an electronic health record (EHR). 3 years of experience with eClinicalWorks a plus.
Strong customer service focus.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Teamwork oriented.
Organized and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Good judgment.
Resourcefulness in problem solving.
Able to take and follow through with delegated tasks and accountability.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

After successful completion of a 90 day probationary period, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and life insurance, as well as an opportunity to accrue sick and paid time off will be offered.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$18.00 - $20.00 per hour

JOB CLOSING DATE:

June 30, 2024

Primary Care Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) - Maricopa, AZ

Base Pay: $125,000 - $135,000 per year

Potential to earn over $20,000 in bonuses each year under a performance based quarterly bonus structure.

American Medical Associates is looking for a Primary Care Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) to join our busy Primary Care/Internal Medicine/Multi-Specialty group practice located in the city of Maricopa, AZ.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Our PA-C’s provide health care services to patients under the direction of our clinic’s supervising Physician. PA-C's are academically and clinically trained to perform many of the routine tasks that Physicians usually do and are responsible for their own actions, as well as accountable to our clinic’s supervising Physician.

This position possesses a great deal of flexibility and provides a means to build a viable patient base.

Meets new and existing ambulatory patients in the clinic for examination, diagnosis, and development of patient care plans based on the patient’s medical history.
Administers and orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results.
Performs therapeutic procedures such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising Physicians concerning appropriate treatment.
Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients, and records progress.
Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations.
Provides general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, and health maintenance.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Enforces all policies, procedures, protocols, directives and goals of the organization.

Required Skills:

Demonstrated competency dealing with all age groups, especially geriatric patients.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Superb organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks.

Education/ Experience:

Successful completion of an approved Physician Assistant program.
Current Arizona Physician Assistant license.
Must have 8000 hours of clinical practice certified by the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physicians Assistants.
NCCPA certification required.
A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA.
Prescriptive authorization.
Proficiency with medical instruments and equipment required to perform your work.
Proficient in charting and completing tasks in an EMR system. eClinicalWorks experience a plus.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

Competitive base salary.
Potential to earn over $20,000 in bonuses each year under a performance based quarterly bonus structure.
6 weeks of PTO, inclusive of vacation, sick time, major holidays, and continuing medical education (CME).
$500 CME stipend.
Provided medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) plans.
100% paid medical malpractice insurance and DEA renewals.
Salary commensurate based on education and PA-C experience, skills, and training.

Job Type:

Full-time, tenured

Pay:

$125,000.00 - $135,000.00 per year

JOB CLOSING DATE:

June 30, 2024

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified - Maricopa, AZ

American Medical Associates (AMA) is an Integrated Internal Medicine Practice looking to bring on a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide coverage in our Maricopa, AZ location on a full-time basis.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results for patients with emotional, mental, or psychological disorders.

Assess, diagnose, and treat adults and youth populations over 14 years of age experiencing symptoms of behavioral health disorders.
Responsible for timely and accurate completion of medical records, including assessment, treatment plan, progress notes, outcome measures, and billing entries.
Examine or order laboratory or diagnostic tests for clients to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorders.
Refers patients for inpatient care, in collaboration with the Mental Health Division Clinical Director, as necessary.
Communicates with patients and engages in follow-up as necessary.
Oversee Mental Health treatments, such as Spravato.
Ensure compliance and that all policies and procedures function in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.
Maintain excellent communication and effective working relationships with patients, Providers, clinical and clerical team members for continuity of high quality patient care.

Required Skills:

Liaise with patients, Mental Health Providers, and Internal Medicine Providers to coordinate patient care plans.
Design/participate in the development of individualized treatment plans, incorporating best and leading practices into treatment interventions.
Prepare and submit assessments, progress notes, reports, and summaries to entities/agencies (funders, insurance companies, etc.) as required.
Provides patient education regarding medications, risks, benefits and reasonable outcome expectations.
Serve as back up coverage in our Chandler, AZ clinic.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Enforces all policies, procedures, protocols, directives and goals of the organization.

Education/ Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, public health or a similar field required.
Master’s degree in public health, health administration or nursing required.
Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing with focus on Psychiatric nursing preferred.
Must be certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).
An unencumbered license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Arizona.
Must have valid DEA, X Waiver DEA, and NPI numbers.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

Competitive base salary
Ability to earn over $30,000 in performance based bonuses
6 weeks of PTO, inclusive of vacation, sick time, major holidays, and continuing medical education (CME)
$1,000 CME stipend
Provided medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) plans
100% paid medical malpractice insurance and DEA renewals

Job Type:

Full-time, tenured

Pay:

$160,000.00 per year

JOB CLOSING DATE:

June 30, 2024

Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)

Base Pay: $125,000 - $135,000 per year

Potential to earn over $20,000 in bonuses each year under a performance based quarterly bonus structure.

American Medical Associates seeks a full-time Certified or Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner to join our busy Primary Care/Internal Medicine/Multi-Specialty practice in the City of Maricopa, AZ.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Our Nurse Practitioners plan, direct, and evaluate patient and employee healthcare in an ambulatory setting; examine and treat chronic and acute episodic illnesses, minor injuries, accidents, and other injuries/illnesses; performs selected laboratory testing; offers referrals to outside physicians and facilities, writes prescriptions, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. Our Nurse Practitioners also work with the medical director in the care and treatment of patients and staff.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Meets new and existing ambulatory patients in the clinic for examination, diagnosis, and development of patient care plans based on the patient’s medical history.
Administering diagnostic tests.
Refers to outside physicians and facilities as needed.
Writes prescriptions and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
Performs physical examinations (PAP and Well Woman exams, DOT physicals, etc.).
Follows patients in clinic as needed for continuity of care.
Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Enforces all policies, procedures, protocols, directives and goals of the organization.

Required Skills:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Superb organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks.

Education/ Experience:

Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program.
APN authorization in the state where employed to practice in family health by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.
Prescriptive authorization.
Proficiency with medical instruments and equipment required to perform your work.
Proficient in charting and completing tasks in an EMR system. eClinicalWorks experience a plus.

Benefits:

Job Summary:

Competitive base salary.
Potential to earn over $20,000 in bonuses each year under a performance based quarterly bonus structure.
6 weeks of PTO, inclusive of vacation, sick time, major holidays, and continuing medical education (CME).
$500 CME stipend.
Provided medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) plans
100% paid medical malpractice insurance and DEA renewals
Salary commensurate based on education and FNP-C or FNP-BC experience, skills, and training.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$125,000.00 - $135,000.00 per year

JOB CLOSING DATE:

June 30, 2024

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