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Granite Peaks Gastroenterology offers excellent career opportunities, great benefits and an enjoyable work environment.  Our organization believes in improving lives through exceptional and compassionate care.  We understand the importance of dedication, growth and a good work-life balance. We value our employees and are committed to helping individuals succeed in a career at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology.  

Job Benefits

At Granite Peaks Gastroenterology, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package for our eligible employees such as:

  • – Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • – Employer-funded Health Equity Account contributions
  • – Health Advocate support
  • – Life insurance and long-term disability
  • – Paid time off and holidays

Available Positions

Intake Medical Assistant

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Intake Medical Assistant

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is a busy and fast-paced GI clinic in Sandy, Utah. We believe in compassion care and exceptional service and our clinic is very patient-focused. We have an exceptional physician group that serves our patient population. We are looking for a Intake Medical Assistant to support our growing and dynamic team.

The Intake Medical Assistant works with the practice physician and is expected to have a general knowledge of all clinical operations. The Intake Medical Assistant will assist the physician in an out-patient clinic setting and perform vitals, obtain histories and other intake requirements in additional to procedure assistance, diagnostic and laboratory order entry, and performance of various in-office testing. The Medical Assistant will provide a professional interface between the patient, doctor, and front desk throughout the patient visit as well as provide follow up patient communication.

Medical Assistant Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Obtaining patient vitals and patient history; documentation in EMR system

Provide a professional interface between the patient, doctor, and front desk throughout the patient visit

Timely follow-up and response to patient questions and inbox tasks

Prepare documents and notes for patients and physicians

Provide clinical support by following up on requests from physicians

Assisting doctors with the examination of patients and performance of procedures

Maintain a high degree of professionalism and compassion in sensitive discussion

Scheduling diagnostic procedures; coordinating pre-authorization with insurance as required

Schedule office visits when needed

Describe diagnostic testing requirements to patients

Notifying patients of diagnostic test results (laboratory and radiology) and delivery of follow up instruction

Stocking, cleaning and maintaining inventory of patient exam rooms

Approve prescription refills and call in new prescriptions; coordinating pre-authorization with insurance as required

Maintain attestations for MIPS and other regulatory bodies as requested

Complete MIPS documentation requirements

Perform in-office diagnostic procedures

Maintain Medical Assistant credentialing status as required by regulatory agencies

Other duties as assigned

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.

Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to particular medical practice.

Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.

General knowledge of computer data entry (Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, EHR)

Skills:

  • Skill in performing medical assistance tasks appropriately.

**$300 sign on bonus given after successful completion of 90 day probationary period

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $18.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • CCMA (Preferred)

Language:

  • bilingual in Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Intake Medical Assistant

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. We offer excellent career opportunities, great benefits and an enjoyable work environment. Our organization believes in improving lives through exceptional and compassionate care. We understand the importance of dedication, growth and a good work-life balance. We value our employees and are committed to helping individuals succeed in a career.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant functions independently and in collaboration with Clinic physicians in the delivery of gastrointestinal health care. Assesses, interprets, and integrates findings to determine appropriate diagnostic, educational and therapeutic management plans for individuals with acute and chronic GI illnesses. Utilizes leadership and professional development skills to assure quality patient care and medical practice. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs medical services within the scope of education, training, and experience including:

Conducting patient visits per accepted practice standards

Obtaining patient histories and performing physical examinations

Ordering and evaluating appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies

Developing and implementing a treatment plan in accordance with clinical practice guidelines and protocols

Monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention, assessing and managing patient follow-u p care

Works independently and in collaboration with the physicians. Seeks and obtains input

from physicians regarding questions and issues pertaining to the treatment and/or care of patients as needed.

Maintains confidentiality of patient information.

Documents in the medical record all care or contact with the patient, whether in person or over the phone.

Personally reviews and signs off on all lab and diagnostic studies ordered.

Assists in the development of clinical and practice guidelines. Works closely with the physician and executive management in development of clinical standards, objectives, safety, education and utilization of clinical personnel, quality assurance, utilization of supplies and equipment, and maintenance and improvement of clinical policies and procedures.

Communicates with patients by telephone including answering patient questions and concerns according to protocol, discussing medication refills, scheduling follow-up appointments or further work-u p, and discussing results of lab studies or x-rays.

Teaches and promotes practices to improve or maintain health to patients and families.

Acts as a role model and in selected situations precepts clinical staff and other advanced practice health care professionals.

Participates in activities that contribute to the education of patients and families, and other health care professionals including educational presentations.

At all times when engaged in professional activities will wear a nametag identifying himself/herself as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Makes patients clearly aware at all times whether they are being cared for by a physician or Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Performs all duties and functions in strict compliance of the clinic’s Corporate Compliance Plan, and all applicable federal, state, local, and regulatory agencies.

Exhibits knowledge of evaluation and management (E&M) coding guidelines, and demonstrates appropriate application of those guidelines as evidenced by accurate E&M coding.

Exhibits awareness of managed care and health plan requirements in respect to prescription formularies, precertification requirements for lab or diagnostic tests, participating facilities, and medical necessity criteria. Utilizes appropriate health and medical resources to coordinate treatment plans for patient per requirements of the managed care plans where applicable.

Participates in the team approach to GI health care as adapted by this practice that includes some overlap of medical, nursing, and business aspects.

Assumes responsibility and accountability for time management, professional relationships, and interpersonal interactions within the job setting.

Maintains and enhances current level of knowledge and ability relative to GI health care and health care delivery in the private practice setting.

Maintains continuing education requirements necessary for licensure and certifications. Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations.

Performs other duties personally identified as needing to be done or as assigned.

Qualifications:

Current Utah license to practice medicine as a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) REQUIRED

ACLS/BLS certification REQUIRED

Must possess strong communication, organizational, leadership skills; have an ability to analyze, plan, and coordinate medical care while making appropriate medical decisions.

If you are interested in a career in Gastroenterology, apply today.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

License:

  • Utah PA or APRN (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

GI Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Part-Time A/R Specialist

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Part-time A/R Specialist

The Medical A/R Specialist is expected to have a general knowledge of medical billing procedures including but not limited to: verifying and loading patient eligibility data, answering patient account questions in person and by telephone and establish and maintain strong relationships with providers, clients, patients and fellow staff. Secondary duties include but are not limited to: data entry of all patient demographic, guarantor and insurance information.

Job Description Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Answer all patient or insurance telephone and in-person inquiries pertaining to patient accounts.

Verifying patients’ insurance eligibility and coverage details.

Verifies all patient medical information and prior-authorizations.

Arrange with patients payment and arrangements for services to be rendered that will be applied to deductible or co-insurance per the patient insurance plan.

Participates in educations activates and attends monthly staff meetings.

Qualifications

Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.

Must be well organized and detail-oriented.

Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written

Ability to accurately document in an EPM / EHR system (NextGen)

Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced specialty clinic

Preferred Qualifications

Previous medical billing experience (One to three years of related experience)

Prior NextGen EPM / EMR experience

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Medical Billing: 1 year (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

A/R Specialist – Part-Time

Medical Coder – Full-Time

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Medical Coder - Full Time

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is seeking a Full-Time Medical Billing Certified Coding and AR Specialist for our Sandy location. Our office is growing and we are looking for a professional and motivated individual to join our team. We believe in compassionate care and impeccable service. We take pride in treating everyone with kindness, honesty and respect. We are looking for someone in alignment with our values that can support our growing team.

The Medical Billing Certified Coding and AR Specialist is expected to have a strong knowledge of medical billing procedures including but not limited to: ensuring all medical encounters are coded and billed correctly, post payments received by mail, electronic or downloads are applied to patient accounts in a timely and accurate manner and establish and maintain strong relationships with providers, clients, patients and fellow staff.

Secondary duties include but are not limited to: follow up on unpaid claims utilizing assigned tasks or aging reports, filing appeals when appropriate to obtain maximum reimbursement Medical Billing Certified Coding and AR Specialist responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Perform initial charge review to determine appropriate CPT codes, ICD-10 codes and necessary modifiers are applied and submit claims to payers in a timely mater.

Interpret and coding of E & M notes, operative reports, anesthesia and pathology reports

Review all documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Ability to interpret various EOB’s from a variety of insurance companies.

Efficiently and accurately post payment to the appropriate accounts.

Process payments from insurance payments received by mail, electronically and patient payments daily.

Interpret medical benefits and provide accurate quotes for medical services to patients.

Check each insurance payment is for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.

Identify payment discrepancies and payer trends.

Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies electronically or by paper.

Working directly with the insurance company, healthcare provider, and patient to get a claim processed and paid.

Follow up to see if a claim is accepted or denied.

Investigate rejected claim to see why denial was issued. Reviewing and appealing unpaid and denied claims

Ensure healthcare provider is reimbursed for all procedures.

Participates in educations activates and attends monthly staff meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous medical billing experience (One to three years of related experience)

Certified Professional Coder Certification REQUIRED(CPC/AAPC)

Prior NextGen EPM / EMR experience

 

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Medical Coding: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • AAPC CPC Certification

Salary: $16.50 to $25.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Coding: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • CPC (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

 

GI Medical Coder

Physician – Gastroenterologist

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Physician - Gastroenterologist

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is looking for a GI physician to join its remarkable practice in 2020.

Granite Peaks GI sits in the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountain range in Sandy, Utah. Our new office building houses six board-certified gastroenterologists and three physician assistants, with room to grow.

A short walk across the parking lot takes you to our state of the art 100% physician-owned endoscopy center, completely self-contained and, arguably, the most efficiently run, patient centric center of its kind in the area.

We also have a strategically located second office location just 15 minutes away in Lehi, Utah. Granite Peaks GI has a pathology laboratory with 2 pathologists to provide quick, convenient, accurate test results.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Gastroenterology
  • Current Utah State License
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required
  • EUS training preferred, but not required
  • ERCP training preferred

Granite Peaks GI offers:

  • Competitive salary with an option for practice partnership
  • 1:7 Call
  • Paid Time Off
  • CME
  • Relocation Costs up to 10K
  • Medical, Dental , Vision, Life and Long Term Disability
  • Signing Bonus

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