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Medical Scribe-FT-New Haven

 

Position Summary

Accompany the provider to exam rooms and documents all aspects of the patient visit in the Electronic Medical Record as dictated by the provider.

 

General responsibilities

  • Assist Provider with medical coding concerns.
  • Identify and assign correct information by using the accurate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes.
  • Ensure assigned codes meet all federal, legal, and insurance regulations.
  • Verify and enter correct codes into computer system.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Communicate with patients to obtain medical history
  • Maintain levels of certification as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate in Medical Coding or Health Information Technology with a C or better G.P.A.

AND

Registered as a Health Information Technician or Certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders.  Minimally, certification/registration must be obtained within six months from date of hire as a condition of continued employment.

AND

Relevant work experience in a medical center preferred. 

Date Posted: Sep 22, 2014  |  Job ID: 004

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Part-Time HHC Nurse Practitioner

I. POSITION SUMMARY Using established Clinical Guidelines, the Nurse Practitioner performs a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general clinical/patient management plan. II. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Establish a Practice Panel of patients. • Assess, diagnose, prescribe, implement treatment, evaluate and monitor patient’s health status as designated by the collaborative agreement established with the physicians. • Assist other providers in the management of their patients. • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities. • Provide patient education so as to enhance and meet the needs of our patient’s clinical care. • Provide “Call” for after hours care of patients assigned to panel. • Provide acute and chronic care of patients. • Perform complete physical examinations on patients. • Order routine and diagnostic lab and x-ray studies according to standing orders. • Formulate, initiate and monitor patient management plans using established Clinical Guidelines and/or in consultation with the Medical Director or supervising physician. • Refer patients requiring hospitalization or assessment and management of conditions to supervising physicians or appropriate specialists. Follow patient progress when referred. • Participate in “Community” care through such events as health fairs, sports physicals, etc. • Assist in the development and integration of mid-level services into the clinical delivery model of the Agency, its communities and partnering hospitals. • Participate in quality improvement activities. • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS. • Other duties as assigned III. QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters. • High level of analytical and problem solving abilities. • Capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all programs, agencies and intra-Agency personnel. • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving. • Flexible, with the ability to work independently and with minimal guidance. • Strong oral and written communication and presentational skills. • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers, and community groups. • General computer proficiency. • Must understand Age-Specific Care. • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification IV. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, a nurse practitioner program recognized by the Board of Nursing, or from a program otherwise designated for Nurse Practitioners which has been approved by the State Board of Nursing. AND Must possess proper Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of Michigan.

Date Posted: Jun 13, 2014  |  Job ID: 013

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Care Continuation Specialist-PT-Algonac

 

Position Summary

The Care Continuation Specialist is responsible for coordinating patient care, with a focus on cervical cancer screening.

 

General Responsibilities

  • Identify patients that are due for their annual cervical cancer screening and notify them of the need to schedule an appointment.
  • Keep patients knowledgeable about their health care, working with them to positively participate in established treatments and follow-up care.
  • Develop a database to track cervical cancer screening test dates, results and date of next recommended screening from both external and DCS providers
  • Generate reports using the EMR system to ensure women between the ages 21-64 are receiving the recommended cervical cancer screening at least once per measurement year.
  • Forward reminders to patients regarding scheduled appointments for cervical cancer screenings.
  • Review medical charts to ascertain all services needed to fulfill HEDIS requirements from applicable insurance plans.
  • Review medical charts to determine vaccinations needed but not yet administered and facilitate appointments.
  • As agreed to with providers, call patients to inform them of necessary care and make appointments for them to receive this care.
  • Properly record and file all correspondence and documentation-relating to HEDIS data.
  • Attend training seminars and conferences to maintain knowledge of insurance and HEDIS and HMO requirements.
  • Maintain communication between medical staff, patients and insurers.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Assist with patient referrals based on requirements of insurance and HMO companies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required.

AND

Two years of health care experience.  Familiarity with medical terminology and medical records preferred.

Date Posted: Oct 1, 2014  |  Job ID: 002

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Quality Improvement Specialist-PT-Algonac/New Haven

 

Position Summary

The Quality Improvement Specialist is responsible for providing quality management support to DCS and its programs.  The Quality Improvement Specialist will ensure compliance and adherence to all prescribed goals and objectives as outlined by HRSA, Joint Commission and PCMH guidelines.

 

General Responsibilities

  • Establish a system of review and auditing of identified DCS programs to ensure continued compliance with HRSA, Joint Commission and PCMH Standards of Care.
  • Evaluate the DCSs Program requirements and assist with the formulation of processes for implementation.
  • Assist with the oversight of all compliance-oriented correspondence, including responses to audits and involuntary inspections for the agency when needed.
  • Monitor and trend the quality management systems, and report to CMO regarding the performance of the quality management system(s).
  • Fulfill all duties in coordination with the CMO to meet the organization’s short and long term quality management system(s).
  • Assist with the establishment of up-to-date, consistent, ethical PCMH, Joint Commission and HRSA driven policies and procedures.
  • Assist with monitoring both internal and external audits for HHC and the agency as needed.
  • Assist with the management assessment of audit findings and the preparation and implementation of activities that will improve on program or agency specific deficient areas.
  • Guide the management of other auditing compliance inspections.
  • Assist with the data collection per the use of mock surveys that will be assessed and monitored by the CMO monthly.
  • Provide periodic reports to the CMO of observed compliance trends related to the Joint Commission and PCMH and suggest appropriate process improvements as needed.
  • Oversee maintenance of QA documents.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors Degree in Nursing OR Associates Degree in Nursing with certification through the Healthcare Quality Certification Commission as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality

AND

at least three years related experience in Nursing, Medical, or other related fields

AND

Familiarity with quality assurance measures.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Knowledge of governing agency standards of care (e.g. Joint Commission, HRSA, PCMH)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • High level of analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all programs, agencies and intra-Agency personnel.
  • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.
  • Flexible, with the ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.  
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers, and community groups.
  • General computer proficiency.
  • Must understand Age-Specific Care.
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification.

 

Date Posted: Oct 21, 2014  |  Job ID: 005

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