Description The Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science at the UC Davis Eye Center is an academic/clinical department consisting of 26 faculty members, including clinicians and researchers. The department also has 8 optometrists, 12 residents, 5 fellows, 24 volunteer clinical faculty members, and approximately than 150 staff members, with an annual budget of $22 million. The Department's goals and objectives are to achieve excellence in patient care, teaching, research, and public service. Patient care must receive the highest priority with the best possible service in all areas of Ophthalmic care. In addition, the teaching of residents, medical students, and post-graduates' physicians must be facilitated. PhD and MD faculty are joined in mutual research efforts to seek new knowledge in the treatment and prevention of blinding eye diseases. All of this is accomplished within the best working environment for all employees.
Position Information Salary Range : $23.52 to $29.24 Salary Frequency : Hourly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Ophthalmology Clinics City : Davis/Greater Sacramento area Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
This is not an H-1B opportunity.
Must be willing to work variable days (including weekends), hours and locations as required to meet business needs of the practice.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Medical office experience -Experience obtaining referrals/authorizations of health care insurance systems, which may include Medi-Cal, MediCare, HMO, PPO, fee-for-service, county funded coverage, and workers' compensation -In depth knowledge of health care insurance systems, which may include Medi-Cal, MediCare, HMO, PPO, fee-for-service, county funded coverage, and workers' compensation. -Knowledge of ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS coding guidelines sufficient to accurately identify services performed, including diagnoses, procedures, and supplies. -Ability to efficiently use computer system applications for all functions required for this position, including electronic mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and medical office management, (i.e. scheduling, template maintenance, maintenance of demographic and insurance information). -Knowledge of all pertinent laws, regulations, and guidelines governing medical records; confidentiality, privacy, and provision to others, including HIPAA. -Typing skills sufficient to use computer keyboard for timely and accurate input and production. -Writing skills, using proper English grammar, spelling and punctuation, sufficient to compose messages and/or routine correspondence, which is clear, concise and easy to understand. -Bookkeeping skills sufficient to maintain accurate records of patient financial transaction, prepare related financial reports, balance cash box, and prepare deposits. -Knowledge of practices and protocols related to medical office procedures, (i.e. medical terminology, appointments, medical records, insurance verification, cashiering, billing, etc.) -Filing skills to maintain logs and files of information in alphabetical, chronological and/or numerical order, such that it is current and easily retrievable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT -Must have valid driver license -Must have the ability to drive to anyone of our locations to work per clinical need: Sacramento/Roseville/Folsom/Davis.
- THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The MOSC III is responsible for sustaining an environment of intrinsic good will for the practice while providing optimum services to patients. This position requires the skills and ability to manage the level of responsibility and accountability necessary to provide specialized duties for the department/clinical team for which it is assigned. This position may also perform front office duties consistent with that of MOSC II, per operational needs.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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