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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

Medical Records Specialist–Evenings

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Medical Records Specialist--Evenings PRN Approx. 12-15 hours weekly

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is seeking a Medical Records Specialist PRN (as needed) for the evenings for our busy 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 Records Specialist is responsible for efficiently and accurately maintaining and transferring electronic and paper medical records within the office, to third party requestors and to patients.

Medical Records Specialist Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

-Respond to medical records requests from patients and provide documents electronically or written within the regulated/requested time frame

-Submits files/documentation to physicians and other clinicians as requested for review, quality assurance checks, and other purposes

-Take and fulfill requests for medical records per HIPAA requirements from patients, medical facilities and 3rd parties.

Education: 

– High school diploma. Associate’s degree from a community/junior college preferred.

Experience: 

-Minimum two years of medical records clerk/health information technician experience, preferably in medical practice setting.

Qualifications

-Conducts self in accordance with GPGI’s employee manual.

-Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to al 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 records experience

· Prior NextGen EPM / EMR experience

Hours:

Evenings Needed-Monday-Friday

Job Type: Part-time

Salary:

$13.00 to $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Records: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)

Medical Records Specialist–Evenings

Medical Office Receptionist

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Medical Office Receptionist

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is seeking a Full-Time Medical Receptionist for our busy 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 Receptionist is responsible for efficient functioning of the front office, i.e., check-in, scheduling appointments, handling of patient electronic charts, management of physician correspondence to referring physicians and other duties as directed by physician. Coordinates all telephone traffic, and any other functions deemed necessary and reasonable. The Receptionist will provide a professional and pleasant representation of the practice.

Receptionist Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

Answers phones at the front desk, directing the communication flow and or handling messages for physician and other personnel

Greet and check in clinic patients upon arrival

Obtain accurate information from patients and deliver clear instructions to patients

Collect patient and insurance payments; check insurance benefits as needed

Post co-pays and payments received

Monitor fax machine and disperse or process documents to appropriate personnel or departments, per protocol

Provide information to patients regarding unpaid balances

Ensure all patient registration forms are complete

Accurately document in the NextGen system

Provide clear communication to clinical staff on the patient status (check-in, ready for MA, etc.)

Check out patients; reschedule patient appointments and procedures according to established protocol.

Reconcile charges on a daily basis; Close batch of collections for the day and deliver any checks or currency to billing

Perform end of day closure/deposits

Prepare bills prior to forwarding to billing

Maintain copies of patient forms including HIPAA documents and notifications and new patient packets

Maintain files and records in a confidential manner; maintain patient confidentiality at all times

Maintain organization and efficiency of front office, including office supply inventory

Maintain waiting room cleanliness

Mail recall letters when applicable

Perform other related duties as directed or assigned

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures.

Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices.

Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to communicate effectively.

Knowledge of computer programs and applications.

Medical terminology.

Skills:

Skill in using office equipment and handling paperwork/filing adequately.

Skill in handling incoming phone calls and triaging appropriately.

Skill in written and verbal communication.

Skill in gathering, interpreting, and reporting insurance information.

Medical Office Reception Experience Required

Abilities:

Ability to work effectively as a team member with physicians and other staff.

Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.

Ability to interpret and understand insurance benefits and reimbursement.

Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.

Ability to organize and prioritize tasks effectively.

Ability to communicate clearly.

Ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public.

Ability to accurately document in an EHR system (NextGen)

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

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Medical Office Reception: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Schedule:

  • No weekends

Medical Office Receptionist

GI Procedure Scheduler

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GI Procedure Scheduler

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 Scheduler to support our growing and dynamic team.

The Scheduler is expected to have a knowledge of all operations of the office including: assistance in efficient functioning of front office, i.e., scheduling appointments, handling of patient electronic charts, management of physician correspondence to referring physicians and other duties as directed by physician. Assist with telephone traffic and any other functions deemed necessary and reasonable.

Scheduler Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Schedule patients for office visits and procedures at appropriate facility, as per insurance guidelines

E-mail or mail prep instructions to patients for procedures; ensure patients understand requested prep

Follow up on EHR recall tasks to include outgoing return patient calls and requests

Accurately and thoroughly document outgoing and incoming call data in NextGen

Perform patient recall process; per protocol

Print and fax each hospital’s weekly schedules (daily) and also follow up with any changes or add-ons for the following day

Call insurance company and check pre-authorization/claims/benefits for procedures that require a referral

Answer questions regarding preparation for procedures when patient call in

Adjust schedules nightly to fill any vacancies and the call Endoscopy Center to provide updates

Reschedule appointments, if necessary, when Doctors request time off

Enter recall from list generated, so letters can be sent out in a timely fashion

Check the EMR throughout the day for tasks sent from medical records, medical assistants, and the physicians; complete tasks in a timely manner

Answer telephone incoming calls

Help with recall of procedures (i.e., entering demographics, entering and ending recalls in NextGen, finding updated information in iCentra, etc.

Respond to referral requests and schedule patients accordingly

E-fax or call in appropriate prep Rx for patients prior to procedures

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures.

Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices.

Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to communicate effectively.

Knowledge of computer programs and applications.

Medical terminology

Skills:

Skill in using office equipment and handling paperwork/filing adequately.

Skill in handling incoming phone calls and triaging appropriately.

Skill in written and verbal communication.

Skill in gathering, interpreting, and reporting insurance information.

Abilities:

Ability to work effectively as a team member with physicians and other staff.

Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.

Ability to interpret and understand insurance benefits and reimbursement.

Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.

Ability to organize and prioritize tasks effectively.

Ability to communicate clearly.

Ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public.

Ability to accurately document in an EHR system (NextGen)

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

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Procedure Scheduling: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Schedule:

  • No weekends
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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

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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