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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

Triage Telephone Medical Assistant

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Triage Telephone Medical Assistant
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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 Triage Medical Assistant (MA) to support our growing and dynamic team.

The Triage MA works with the practice physicians and physician assistants and is expected to have a general knowledge of all clinical operations. The Triage Medical Assistant will assist the physician in an out-patient clinic setting.

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 and education.

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

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

Prepare documents and notes for patients and physicians

Provide clinical support by following up on requests from providers

Assisting providers 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

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

Patient education

Maintain attestations for MIPS and other regulatory bodies as requested

Complete MIPS documentation requirements

Perform in-office diagnostic procedures

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)

Minimum 5 years Triage Medical Assisting Required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 – $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Schedule:

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Experience:

Medical Triage: 5 years (Required)

Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

CCMA (Preferred)

Language:

Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

United States (Required)

Work Location:

One location

Supervisor:

Physician

PRN:

No

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused

Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture

Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes

People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused

Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Work Remotely:

No

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ASC/Endoscopy Business Center Director

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ASC/Endoscopy Business Center Director

Granite Peaks Endoscopy is seeking a full time Business Center Director for our Sandy Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC). Our Center 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.

Specifications:

1. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of business, BSBA or BHA desirable. Able to read and communicate in English.

2. Experience: Minimum two years of business administrative experience with supervisory responsibilities preferably in a peri-operative setting, or in an Operating Room preferred.

3. Certification: Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) certification required or within 6 months of hire

4. Type of Employees Supervised: licensed and non-licensed.

5. Special Training: must have had or be willing to have training in management and administrations; especially those related to financial management. Must have training or self-paced instruction in information management, and be able to utilize computers and various software programs such as: Provation, Next Gen, Windows, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.

The Business Center Director is responsible for providing administrative leadership to assure the success of the ambulatory surgery center (ASC):

1. Information Technology

A. Attend vendor training as applicable.

B. Train staff in initial requirements with Nursing Director(s).

C. Train staff to load key tables.

D. Schedule hardware installation and training.

2. Agreements and Contracts

A. With direction from the Corporate Administrator will draft, negotiate, and sign ancillary agreements.

3. Conduct Employee Orientation and Training Program

A. Review Employee Handbook

I. Prepare Training Program at least annually for:

a. Infection Control

b. Quality Management/Performance Improvement

c. Communicable Disease Reporting

d. Fire Safety – not including quarterly drills

e. ACLS/BLS/PALS

f. Patient Bill of Rights

g. Crash Cart Protocol and State Requirements

h. Needle Stick Prevention Act

i. OSHA and Blood borne Pathogens, AIDS and HIV

j. Labor Laws

k. Disaster Plan

l. Bomb Threat Procedures

m. HIPAA Training (Includes Implementation)

n. Safety Plan (Includes Implementation)

o. Compliance Program (Includes Implementation)

p. Incident and Accident Reporting

q. Equipment Training

4. Authority:

A. The Board assigns the Business Center Director full and complete authority over all administrative aspects of the facility and is empowered to make all administrative decisions in accordance with center policies, procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local laws. With respect to clinical matters, if there is a major clinical problem, the Business Center Director will confer with the Medical Director and Charge Nurses before making a major clinical decision. The position of the Medical Director will be final. In the event the Medical Director is not available, and there is a clear risk to the life or health of a patient, without exceptions, the Business Center Director and Charge Nurses has full authority to make any decisions necessary for safe patient care.

5. Leadership:

A. The owner(s) of the ASC charge the Business Center Director with assistance from the Charge Nurse to lead, manage, and administer all administrative and clinical matters in the center. Managers expect this person to provide leadership through action, attitude, and personal example, which will provide an effective and safe work environment yielding high levels of productivity, patient care, and employee satisfaction.

B. The Business Center Director will uphold and enforce all Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity statutes and will also uphold and enforce all statutes relating to workplace harassment of any type.

C. The Business Center Director with assistance of the Charge Nurse are responsible and accountable for all nursing services.

6. Human Resources:

A. The Business Center Director will manage in collaboration with the HR manager all aspects of Human Resources.

7. Financial Management :

A. Under the direction of the Administrator, the Business Center Director will know and understand the, develop annual budgets, will approve the payment of bills, and monitor:

I. Timely submission of patient bills.

II. Status of accounts receivable.

III. Status of refunds due.

IV. Status of free-care (if necessary).

V. Prompt payment of all bills.

VI. Adherence to terms of managed care agreements.

VII. Matters related to payroll.

VIII. The Business Center Director, on occasion, may be asked to perform basic financial analysis studies of Center activities.

B. The Business Center Director will be responsible for the preparation of an annual capital budget, which he/she shall present to the board for approval.

8. Information Technology (As Applicable):

A. Management expects the Business Center Director to have a basic knowledge of computer systems and software, and he/she may be expected to attend training on specific software programs. The Business Center Director will be responsible, given adequate time for preparation, for ensuring all programs (tables) are loaded, accurate, and current.

B. The Business Center Director will ensure monthly management reports are printed and copies presented to the Administrator and Board of Managers (Directors or Board of Governors).

I. The Business Center Director is responsible for knowing and understanding all managerial reports.

9. Regulatory Matters/Accreditation Considerations:

A. The Business Center Director is responsible for ensuring the Center complies with all local, state, and federal laws regarding the operation of an ambulatory surgery center.

B. In addition, the Business Center Director is responsible for ensuring an approved accrediting body gives proper accreditation to the Center, and the facility meets all of the requirements of that body.

10. Clinical Considerations:

A. The Business Center Director will assist the Medical Director and Charge Nurses on the direction of all clinical matters. This requires the presence of a highly trained and proficient clinical staff dedicated to the provision of high quality care.

B. The Business Center Director will assist the Medical Director and Charge Nurses on the direction for staff assessment and for recurring training and education programs.

C. The Business Center Director will assist the Medical Director and Charge Nurses on the direction for delivery of appropriate nursing services to patients, as well as coordination of nursing services with other patient services,

D. The Business Center Director will assist the Medical Director and Charge Nurses on the direction for development and maintenance of appropriate nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice.

E. The Business Center Director will hold periodic meetings of the nursing staff to discuss, review, and evaluate patient care.

11. Assessment of Center Performance:

A. The Business Center Director will continuously assess and strive to improve the Center’s performance by:

I. Designing operational processes.

II. Monitoring performance through the evaluation of data.

III. Implementing a sustainable and auditable Quality Management program.

B. This assessment will include planning nursing care needs of patients and staffing to meet those needs with the Medical Director and Charge Nurses.

12. Implementation of Governmental Programs:

A. The Business Center Director will be responsible for both the HIPAA and Compliance Programs.

B. The Business Center Director will ensure all policies and procedures are current.

C. The Business Center Director will make certain the staff manages the program as designed.

D. The Business Center Director will assure all staff members administer medications and treatments in accordance with all applicable laws and acceptable standards of practice.

13. Materials Management

A. The Business Center Director will be responsible for ensuring supplies and equipment necessary to operate the center are ordered, stored, secured, and available for use when needed.

14. Manage Environment of Care:

A. The Business Center Director will manage the environment of care by developing, implementing, and monitoring processes to reduce and control environmental hazards and risks, preventing accidents, injuries, and maintaining safe conditions for patients, staff, and visitors.

B. The Business Center Director will also develop and implement an effective Infection Control Program.

15. Medical Director Relationships:

A. The Business Center Director will meet periodically, but not less than bi-weekly, with the Medical Director and Charge Nurses to ensure the Medical Director is kept abreast of all center activities.

B. The Business Center Director will contact the Medical Director and Charge Nurses when there is any question regarding medical practice standards, or the capacity of a physician to provide patient care.

C. The Business Center Director will work with the Medical Director and Administrator to establish both short and long-term objectives for the center.

D. The Business Center Director will work with the Medical Director and Administrator on the financial status of the center.

16. Other Duties as Assigned:

The Medical Director and Administrator will expect The Business Center Director to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, which will result in higher productivity levels, lower cost, increased revenue, or higher quality of patient care

Job Type: Full-Time

Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Medical Facility or ASC Management: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

License:

  • Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

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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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