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Practice Coordinator I

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Practice Coordinator serves as the facilitator for the practice including but not limited to ensuring patient satisfaction, assisting with staff schedules, coordinating patient flow, and assisting with coding issues. This position oversees incoming and outgoing correspondence or communication for the department. This position assists the process for submitting and maintaining all regulatory documentation, medical documentation, and billing documentation for the department. This position works closely with the providers in the department to ensure every procedure performed has a charge and is entered in a timely manner. This person will assist with internal coding and chart audits. The position will resolve issues that occur within the department and ensure an efficient patient flow. This position will be the primary point of contact for practice operational function, and he/she may be required to perform any front office role, as necessary to support the practice operations.Responsiblities

  • The Practice Coordinator serves as the facilitator for the practice including but not limited to ensuring patient satisfaction, assisting with staff schedules, coordinating patient flow, and assisting with coding issues. This position oversees incoming and outgoing correspondence or communication for the department. This position assists the process for submitting and maintaining all regulatory documentation, medical documentation, and billing documentation for the department. This person will work closely with the providers in the department to ensure every procedure performed has a charge and is entered in a timely manner. This person will assist with internal coding and chart audits. The Practice Coordinator will resolve issues that occur within the department and ensure an efficient patient flow. This position will be the primary point of contact for practice operational function, and he/she may be required to perform any front office role, as necessary to support the practice operations.
  • Coordinates communication between team members and physicians or clinical associates to ensure the appropriateness of care and outcome planning.
  • Ensures that providers and staff follow all company policies, procedures and standards to keep providers and staff in compliance with external regulatory authorities and ensures that clinical associate documentation meets internal standards.
  • Ensures that policies and procedures are followed to balance cash drawers on a daily basis, to balance petty cash on a daily basis and to make daily bank deposits.
  • Responsible for understanding and coordinating the daily operations of the practice and resolving any operational issues.
  • Accounts for any missing charges on a weekly basis.
  • Performs other duties including but not limited to: Resolves billing questions and concerns. Assists patients with financial paperwork. Sorts and distributes incoming and outgoing correspondence. Maintains medical documentation in an appropriate manner. Maintains billing documentation in an appropriate manner. Ensures every charge is captured and entered in a timely manner. Ensures every procedure is appropriately coded (CPT & ICD-10) Cooperates fully during chart and coding audits. Maintains regulatory documentation. Provides feedback to leadership regarding team member performance.
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization, and industry information to staff.
  • Responsible for being the initial point of contact for practice operational functions.Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
    • 1-3 years Customer service or health care related experience Required
    • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs.
    • Knowledge of health plans and managed care plans.
    • Knowledge and understanding of medical coding guidelines.
    • Experience assigning CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS codes.
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.About UsBaptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includesthree hospitals, four medical parks,Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.Baptist Health Care subsidiaries comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws, do not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Baptist Health Care directly, its subsidiaries, or through a contractor or any other entity with which Baptist Health Care arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Practice Coordinator I, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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