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Senior Patient Care Coordinator

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary



Under supervision, provides administrative and clinical care support for physicians, including taking patient vitals, performing phlebotomy and facilitating patient flow throughout the office visit\. Also provides back\-up coverage for front desk check\-in and check\-out functions\.



Job Responsibilities



+ Responsible for taking patient vitals and blood pressure\.

+ Responsible for phlebotomy duties\.

+ Coordinates the collection of samples/specimens and submission to labs\.

+ Ensures cleanliness of exam rooms and sterilization of medical instruments\.

+ Ensures the proper set up of instruments and equipment prior to patient visit\.

+ Maintains medical\-supply inventories and escalates supply requests\.

+ Checks dated materials and medications for expiration and discards expired items\. Performs checks on refrigerators and other equipment on a daily basis\.

+ Registers patients within the practice management system\. Completes full registration for new patients and eligibility verification for all appointments/procedures\. Resolves registration issues prior to patient appointment to ensure smooth check\-in\.

+ Confirms patient appointments\.

+ Coordinates and schedules laboratory and diagnostic tests\. Communicates with patients regarding ancillary testing appointments\.

+ Oversees daily work flow of the clinical area and escalates issues\.

+ Assists with the training of new staff members in the practices operations and systems\.

+ Provides back\-up coverage for other staff members including secretarial support to physicians and practice administration\.

+ Receives, sorts and distributes mail\.

+ Verifies patient insurance eligibility and obtains necessary pre\-authorization numbers, if required, prior to appointment date\. Facilitates the communication and collection of any fees due from patient\.

+ Responsible for front\-end revenue cycle processes, which may include but is not limited to, the check\-in/check\-out of patients and collection/reconciliation of time\-of\-service payments,as applicable\. May also discuss patients responsibility for payments

+ Initiates and prepares written correspondence as needed and based on functional needs\.

+ Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel\.

+ Accompanies the provider into the exam room, updates or collects patient history and inputs patient data into the practice management system\. Explains procedure to be performed to patient prior to procedure and answers any questions throughout\.

+ Assists with minor surgical procedures and/or injection preparations\.



Education



+ High School Diploma



Experience



Prior experience in a patient\-facing clinical setting and knowledge of medical terminology\.



Completion of a medical assistant training course that includes phlebotomy is highly desired\.



Candidates with extensive medical assistant work experience, along with phlebotomy certification may be considered\.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



+ Previous experience using computerized appointment scheduling systems \(EPIC preferred\) and/or electronic Medical Record \(eMR\) system \(ideally EPIC\-Care\)\.

+ Knowledge of CPT, ICD\-9, and ICD\-10 coding\.

+ Working knowledge of third party payor reimbursement \- Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and commercial insurance\.



Licenses and Certifications



+ If required to draw blood, phlebotomy certification is required prior to performing those duties\.



Working Conditions/Physical Demands



Standard office work; May require from time to time to lift light to moderate amounts of weight \(eg, boxes of medical/facility supplies\)



Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-09-12 Expires: 2019-10-17

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Senior Patient Care Coordinator

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New York, NY 10007

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