Northern Nevada Medical Group, part of Northern Nevada Health System, offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services for the entire family. Our providers offer wellness services, family, geriatric and internal medicine, along with specialty care including cardiology, general surgery, podiatry and pulmonary medicine. We have locations across the Truckee Meadows in addition to the rural communities of Fallon, Nevada and Bishop, California. Independence Physician Management (IPM), a subsidiary of UHS, was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve.
Medical Office Specialist is responsible for overall functioning of the medical office, which includes patient scheduling check in and check out, insurance authorizations, medical records and supply management. This position requires the ability to multi-task and perform in a fast pace environment.
Medical Office Specialist ensures proper functioning of the front office by:
Answering multi-phone lines and making copies of documents as necessary.
Accurately files patient charts; including scanning documents into files as necessary.
Schedules patient appointments as necessary, return visits and Specialists.
Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.
Other duties as assigned
As a Northern Nevada Medical Group employee you will be part of a first class organization offering:
A Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match
About Universal Health Services (UHS), Inc.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com
Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):
High School Diploma or equivalent.
One (1) to three (3) years Medical Office experience preferred.
Medical terminology and basic mathematical calculations.
Basic computer knowledge.
Knowledge of medical clinic functions (scheduling, billing, insurance verifications and authorizations, ICD9 and CPT4 coding, patient procedures, medical records, etc) preferred.
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Be part of the healthcare system that is elevating healthcare … and elevating your career.
Northern Nevada Health System is a regional multi-facility system that has excelled at offering quality care to residents of the greater Truckee Meadows. We have many locations across the region and in our rural communities. Northern Nevada Medical Center, a 124-bed acute care hospital in Sparks, is our flagship provider. A second hospital, Sierra Medical Center, opened in 2022. It is the first full-service hospital built in the region in over a century.
We also provide primary care services and a wide range of specialty care through Northern Nevada Medical Group. Our providers have locations throughout Reno, Sparks, Fallon and Bishop to serve the community. In addition, patients can receive a variety of outpatient surgical services at Quail Surgical and Pain Management Center.