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Non-Invasive CardiologistColumbia, MO

Missouri Heart Center is a well-established,  14 physician cardiology group, sole provider of cardiology services to a single hospital, seeking BC/BE university fellowship trained non-invasive cardiologist for full-time employment and partnership track. Interested individuals should possess solid general cardiology clinical skills. Outpatient clinical responsibilities include regular office days, with satellite clinic outreach 1-2 times per month for all partners. Group and hospital offer diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures, with full STEMI certification; advanced peripheral program; structural programs (TAVR, Mitraclip, Watchman, PFO and ASD closures); EP including complex ablation and devices; and an STS certified cardiac surgery program (no LVAD or transplant).

In addition to clinical skills, echo, TEE, stress test and nuclear cardiology imaging interpretation expertise are needed. Call is approximately 1:8 with weekend coverage. Hospital has established hospitalist program.

Our program is in a medium sized mid-western university community with numerous amenities.

Interested physician candidates should email CVs to Alison Woods at alison.woods@boone.health. Office: 573-815-2616

Nurse Practitioner– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW

A Nurse Practitioner, or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, is responsible for providing care, handling patient appointments, and performing routine examinations to ensure patient health. Duties include speaking with patients about healthy lifestyle choices for their age, and ordering and administering diagnostic tests to help diagnose and treat patients for cardiac and peripheral vascular disease. Must coordinate with other healthcare professionals to provide care following established standards and practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist the physician with assessing, treating, and discharging hospitalized patients assigned to the service and within the scope of practice of their mid-level designation.
  • Provide in-office hospital follow-up care to all patients assigned to their primary collaborating physician.
  • Works closely with each multi disciplinary care team member to provide efficient and competent cardiovascular care.
  • Provides in-office medical care to urgent needs of established patients with collaborative support from the patient’s primary cardiologist.
  • Rotates weekend/holiday call duties with the practice nurses and other mid-levels to provide support on Saturday and Sunday for the primary care physician.
  • Review tests and examination results.
  • Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Order appropriate labs, diagnostic procedures, medications and treatments.
  • Interview and advise patients regarding cardiac health and disease prevention. If necessary, recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Assess the educational needs of patient and family. Instruct patients and family regarding medications and treatment plans.
  • Counsel patients about health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Give written or verbal orders as instructed.
  • Perform exercise treadmill testing per protocol.
  • Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
  • Perform related work as required.

This is a salaried position. Workdays are Monday through Friday with occasional weekends and holidays to be determined by the call schedule.

Registered Nurse (RN)– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff, and physicians.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides telephone medical support to quickly and efficiently handle telephone inquires from patients needing assistance.
  • Works to ensure the efficient delivery of medical care in an office-based setting providing physician support in carrying out the plan of care for each patient served.
  • Rounds with the physician in the hospital.
  • Implements and documents a teaching plan specific to each patient/family based upon assessment of patient’s needs, which includes evidence of patient/family understanding.
  • Works closely with the medical secretary to ensure all orders are completed and followed up on to include communication with the patient.
  • Schedules invasive procedures closely coordinating the physicians schedule with the care team.
  • Rotates weekend call/holiday call duties with the practice nurses and mid-levels to provide support on Saturday and Sunday and Holidays for the primary call physician.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LICENSE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE

  • State RN license required.
  • Minimum of one-year professional nursing experience; clinic or ICU experience preferred.

This is a salaried position. Workdays are Monday through Friday with occasional weekends and holidays to be determined by the call schedule.

Licensed Practical Nurse (Specialty Clinic)– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Monitor and educate cardiology patients in order to maintain a quality anticoagulation program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Inform patient of INR result over the phone and using the patient portal.
  • Interpret INR result for dose adjustment according to clinic protocol and schedule protime testing accordingly.
  • Identify patients that are non-compliant for testing.
  • Enroll patients in anticoagulation clinic.
  • Send protime/INR orders to outlying labs.
  • Appropriately charge and code for INR interpretation.
  • Educate patients about the online patient portal.
  • Other duties include assisting RN’s by responding to patient messages over the phone, sending in refills, and rooming patients for their clinic appointment (including taking vital signs).

This position is Monday-Friday, daytime (8:00 – 4:30 or 8:30 – 5:00), no weekends, no holidays.

Medical Assistant or LPN– Columbia, MO

Missouri Heart Center is accepting applications for a Medical Assistant to join our team. The primary responsibilities include rooming and preparing patients for their doctor’s appointment by following established practice protocols: taking weight, vital signs, reviewing medication lists, perform EKG’s, histories and review of systems. Prepares all electronic medical records prior to the patient’s scheduled visit.

At minimum, qualified candidates will have a High school diploma or GED. Certifications of a Medical Assistant (CMA, RMA, CCMA, or LPN) and two years of related cardiac experience are preferred but not required. Experience taking a manual blood pressure and performing EKG’s is preferred. Must be familiar and comfortable using a computer and EMR systems. This position would be great for college students who are in a gap year before graduate school and who want healthcare experience and patient contact hours.

This position is Monday-Friday (8:00 – 4:30 or 8:30 – 5:00), no weekends, no holidays.

Patient Account Representative– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Completes billing process on all visits including account follow up through collections or zero balance. Works with patients, carriers, and staff for account resolution.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Key payment/adjustment information into online entry system.
  • Work with insurance companies, patients, and other staff to follow-up on accounts until zero balance, turned over for collection, or refund requested.
  • Assist with answering the telephone and provide information as requested.
  • Maintain required billing records, reports, and files.
  • Work with staff and physicians to resolve coding and error issues.
  • Enter complete patient information and conduct appropriate research for missing information – using computer, interpreting diagnostic and procedural codes.
  • Access and work on multiple systems and websites.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Perform all duties in exact accordance with policies, procedures, and regulations established by Missouri Cardiovascular Specialists.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This position is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (8:00am – 5:00pm) no weekends, no holidays.

Medical Records Clerk– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW:  This position is responsible for assembling patient information into patients’ medical charts/records in an accurate and complete manner. Responsible for duties associated with maintenance of the electronic medical record.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Critically examines work flow and processes and suggests process improvements to increase efficiency.
  • Interacts with internal clinical services department, reception, and phone schedulers to coordinate the flow of data and the completion of tasks.
  • Protects patients’ health information for confidentiality, authorized access for treatment and data security.
  • Maintenance of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR):
    • Scans data and attaches data in EMR.
    • Creates and populates EMRs for new patients and messages appropriate schedulers.
    • Handles e-files from Boone Hospital Center.
    • Faxes office reports and test results to outside providers upon request.
    • Message designated personnel when test results are available.
    • Handles record release/requests.
    • Sorts and distributes mail and faxes received.
    • Collects, separates, scans, and electronically attaches loose documentation.
    • Monitors incoming direct messages from outside providers into EMR.
  • Answers telephone and provides routine information according to established procedures.
  • Interacts with insurance company personnel, third party vendors, and legal counsel in discussing complex and or difficult release of information requests to minimize liability of releasing patient information.
    • Gathers patient records.
    • Invoices company.
    • Collects payment and faxes records and legal correspondence.
  • Provides charts/documents requested for use in legal actions, following patient consent/confidentiality protocols.

This position is Monday-Friday (8:00 – 4:30 or 8:30 – 5:00), no weekends, no holidays.

Phone Scheduler/ Patient Service Representative– Columbia, MO 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Missouri Heart Center is looking for someone to join our team of four telephone schedulers for our busy cardiology clinic! You will be responsible for answering telephone calls, providing information, taking messages, and scheduling patient appointments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Answers the telephone in a polite, prompt, and helpful manner. Provides any necessary instructions/directions.
  • Maintains and updates current information on physicians’ schedules, ensuring that patients are scheduled properly and appointments are confirmed.
  • Takes brief messages and sends them to the appropriate staff.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED required. Previous experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Must be proficient at using a computer and be able to learn our Electronic Medical Records system. Sitting for 8 hours/day. Requires eye-hand coordination, finger dexterity. Vision must be corrected to 20/20 and hearing must be in normal range. Must be able to view computer screens and talk on the telephone for long periods.

This position is Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, no weekends, no holidays.

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Required Notice Regarding Employee Health Insurance:

Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR and HealthSCOPE Benefits creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Missouri Cardiovascular Specialists.

To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL provided:  transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com