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At Michigan Surgery Specialists, we offer a competitive total compensation & benefits package. Our 401K plans are available to all staff. Eligible employees are offered their choice between several excellent health benefit plan options, allowing for the necessary level of coverage based on their given situation. We recognize that the skills and knowledge of our employees are critical to the success of the organization; thus, we encourage continuing education and assist in tuition reimbursement.

Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C. is currently accepting resumes for various positions. We are seeking professionals who are focused on displaying high-quality customer service and providing the best environment for our patients.

Open Positions

Medical Assistant Chelsea, Deaborn/Livonia (travel), Roseville/Shelby Twp/Southfield (traveling), Float East (multi-clinic), Float West (multi-clinic) Full Time
Patient Access Representative Auburn Hills, Chelsea, Dearborn, Warren Full Time
Biller/Coder Warren Full Time

Job Descriptions

Role/Position Definition:  Provides clinical services according to State guidelines and under the supervision of the Attending Physician. This position requires travel between 2-3 clinics.

Qualifications/Position Requirements:

  • Education/Experience
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Graduate of approved program for Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, or Patient Care Technician training preferred.
    • 1+ years of Clinical/medical office setting experience strongly preferred.
    • Experience in a healthcare setting strongly preferred
  • Licensure/Certification
    • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
    • Assessment Based Recognition in Order Entry Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants must be obtained within 90 days of hire OR current CMA / EMT license required.
    • BLS Certification required.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Must have knowledge of Medical Terminology.
    • Knowledge of and proficiency in computer usage.
    • Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills.
    • Must possess strong customer service skills, including demonstrating initiative and flexibility in situations.
    • Must possess ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Must be able to work in a high-pace facility and multi-task.
    • Must be able to travel to various locations throughout the corporation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Physicians and other staff in all offices as needed.
  • Provide care to patients consistent with identified medical regimens; responsive to patient, family, and patient’s insurance carrier requests.
  • Performs preoperative assessment of patient and confirms completion of required documentation and authorization.
  • Order and/or refill prescriptions only with physician’s authorization.
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) for physicians.
  • Utilizes strong communication, time management, organizational, multi-tasking, and customer service skills necessary in order to complete the tasks at hand.
  • Uses the computer software systems to input information and communicate with other members of the organization.
  • Uses the general office equipment (i.e. copier, scanner, printer, fax, and telephones) to perform the necessary clinical functions.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to patients, Physicians, employees, and guests per the Confidentiality Agreement and Policy.
  • Assists Physicians in multiple requests on a regular basis and assists fellow staff members whenever possible.
  • Prioritizes tasks in order of importance and uses down time in a constructive manner without prompting.
  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with interdepartmental personnel as well as physicians, supervisors, patients, visitors, and other department areas within the facility.
  • Maintains and promotes professional competence through continuing education and other leaning experiences.
  • Adheres to all policies and produces.
  • Attends required departmental meetings to stay current with department changes/updates and educational opportunities.
  • Provides/Assists with training and orientation of new staff when applicable.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Role/Position Definition:  Coordinates reception area activities to promote communication throughout the Corporation. Performs clerical and reception duties. Check-in person will verify insurance and eligibility with insurance company, complete paperwork for a new patient, enter all information into computer and prepare chart for physician.  Check-out person will bill insurance for services provided, collect copays, deductibles and self-pays. Schedule appointments. Receptionists will perform clerical duties as needed, outside of their designated area, to assure a smooth-flowing office. To work as a team member with all employees of the corporation.

Qualifications/Position Requirements:

  • Education/Experience
    • Previous medical office experience preferred but not required
    • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Language skills adequate for written and interpersonal communication in American English.
    • Visual and auditory acuity adequate to monitor patient and visitor activity and for frequent use of computers and other business office equipment.
    • Ability to perform desk and office activities.
    • Organizational skills and multi-tasking.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work in a high-pace facility and must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must be detail orientated and multi-task.
  • Must answer the telephone, take messages in legible penmanship.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language.
  • Support physicians and staff in all offices as needed.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Documents that information received from the patient is disseminated to the appropriate people or departments.
  • Follows the guidelines for patient confidentiality.
  • Train new staff members if applicable.
  • Pulls and prepares charts with appropriate paperwork for patient’s appointment.
  • Files charts and records accurately.
  • Process or help process requests from attorneys, outside treating physicians and/or insurance companies.
  • Scanning of test results and other documents and assign to patient EHR record.
  • Transcribes messages for clinic staff and relays those messages.
  • Schedules patient for both new and established patient appointments.
  • Verifies insurance eligibility for both office visits and off-site testing.
  • Submits and receives authorization for off-site testing.
  • Process patient payments and charges as necessary.
  • Demonstrates safe work habits including adherence to Standard Precautions.
  • Complies with attendance policy, dress code, and wearing name badge.
  • Other duties assigned by coordinator or administrator.

Role/Position Definition:  Under general supervision, reviews medical records and assigns diagnostic and procedure codes using ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM (as applicable) and CPT-4 coding classification systems.  Assigns and sequences all codes following coding guidelines published by the American Hospital Association and American Medical Association to assure appropriate DRG assignment.  Performs data entry utilizing multi-grouper encoding system as applicable.  Adheres to America Health Information Management Association code of ethics. 

Qualifications/Position Requirements:

  • Education/Experience
    • High School Diploma / GED required
    • Graduate of an approved certified coding program preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years coding experience required.
    • In lieu of 2 years of coding experience with schooling, a minimum of 3 years experience or CPC certification required.
  • Maintain Licensure/Certification
    • Must possess one or more of the following certifications: CCS, CPC, COC, CPC-H, RHIA, RHIT 
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of coding software.
    • Knowledge of major disease process, pharmacology, and concepts of disease.
    • Knowledge of classification systems, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM nomenclature, and CPT-4 coding guidelines.
    • Skill in understanding medical/surgical coding procedures and protocols.
    • Skill in interpreting and applying ethical coding standards.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coding, abstracting, and sequencing the classification of medical and surgical procedures, diagnosis, and treatment modalities.
  • Analyzes patient medical records and interprets documentation to identify all diagnoses and procedures. Assigns proper ICD‑9‑CM/ICD-10-CM and CPT-4, HCPCS diagnostic and operative procedure codes to charts and related records by reference to designated coding manuals and other reference material.
  • Assesses the adequacy of medical record documentation to ensure that it supports the principal diagnosis, principal procedure, complications, and co-morbid conditions assigned codes.
  • Utilizes the coding query process to physicians to request or clarify missing information.
  • Keeps current with new coding guidelines by pursuing professional growth, attending meetings and seminars.
  • Develops, promotes and maintains a good working rapport with interdepartmental personnel as well as physicians, supervisors, patients, visitors, and other department areas within the facility.
  • Maintains and promotes professional competence through continuing education and other leaning experiences.
  • Responsible to educate and inform professional staff on updated coding changes.
  • Identify incomplete documentation in the medical record and formulate a physician query to obtain missing documentation and/or clarification to accurately complete the coding process.
  • Monitor and resolve coding edits and denials in a timely manner to ensure optimal reimbursement.
  • Make forward progress within the period toward meeting coding accuracy standards of the departments within the first year of employment. Meet appropriate coding productivity standards within the time frame established by management staff.
  • Utilize standard coding guidelines, principles and coding clinics to assign the appropriate ICD and CPT codes for all record types to ensure accurate reimbursement. (i.e. use of coding clinics, CPT Assistant, etc) and to determine the level of acuity. Review coding for accuracy and completeness prior to submission to billing system utilizing CCI edits.
  • Adhere to internal department and system-wide competencies, behaviors, policies and procedures to ensure efficient work processes. Actively participate in monthly coding meetings and share ideas and suggestions for operational improvements. Maintain continuing education by reviewing updated CPT assistant guidelines and updated coding clinics.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

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