Location: Manchester, MA
Job ID: 169712-1A
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2021
Welcome to Lahey Health Primary Care. With over 55 primary care practices in more than 30 nearby communities , our primary care physicians and care teams provide quality close to where our patients live or work. We have a team approach to patient care and have developed long-standing, mutually respectful relationships with local specialists at our affiliate hospitals to guide and support the most effective and efficient patient care. As part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system, we now have the opportunity to care for even more individuals across eastern Massachusetts.
About the Job
Coordinates all administrative functions of the office. Arranges for efficient and orderly checking in/out of patients, registering patients in computer ensuring that accurate information is collected and patients are made aware of office policies. Schedules all appointments, collects payments, and issues receipts. Provides referrals and maintains smooth operation of all front desk activities at all times. Works closely with the Practice Administrator to help coordinate staff meetings, give feedback for staff reviews, create/fix workflows, order supplies while ensuring we stay within our yearly budget. Independently holds weekly team meetings providing agenda to Practice Administrator in advance for review. Assists in coordinating time off of staff. Practice Daily schedule management, may include difficult conversations with providers about their own time management and appropriateness of visit duration. First point of contact for patient complaints.
Roles & Responsibilities
First line when Practice Administrator is not onsite.
Registration superuser accountable to disseminate and train staff on upgrades
Collaborate with colleagues and providers effectively to achieve positive work outcomes.
Demonstrate dependability and reliability in working as part of a team.
Coordinate and supervise the day to day operations of the practice.
Communicate practice needs, problems, and concerns to the Practice Administrator.
Ensure maximization of support staff, minimizing overtime through flexible staffing.
Ensure insurance and demographic information is correct for appointments.
Conduct regular clinician and staff meetings; record key information and decisions; put into place the plans decided. - in collaboration with the Practice Administrator.
Active Schedule Management
Epic Super User
Train new administrative staff
Submit deposits and scan receipts to the cash office.
Redirecting of Out of Network Referrals as needed
Daily huddles/updates with team
Optum calls backup
Monitor hospital discharges
Scheduled Orders Workqueue - daily review/management
Registration Work Queues - claim edit and charge review
Additional responsibilities may be assigned including but not limited to coverage to other LPCO departments as well as support Practice Administrator at other offices in purview.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Knowledge of Medical terminology.
Proficient in standard office procedures and operation of business machines, (personal computer, fax, telephone, dictaphone, others as appropriate).
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; organizational skills and attention to detail.
Experience: 3 years related office and/or medical office experience.
DAYS / FULL TIME 40 HOURS /MANCHESTER
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.