We are Growing!

Careers

To apply to the following positions, please visit us on Indeed: Apply on Indeed

Practice Administrator– Columbia, MO

Job Summary: This position is responsible for leading and directing all operations and related lines of business.

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  1. Develops a culture that emphasizes collaboration, accountability and performance with a shared vision for the future.
  2. Directs and implements the practice’s mission and strategic plan to achieve its strategic and financial goals. Evaluates the organization’s financial position and issues periodic reports on the organization’s financial stability, liquidity, and growth. Oversees and directs budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, long-range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization. Ensures the financial viability of the practice by maintaining control systems to control finances and staffing. Prepares or reviews financial statements for Board of Directors.
  3. Develops marketing and advertising strategies to enhance the practice market share and brand awareness. Identifies opportunities to enhance market share and financial position through the development of partnerships, affiliations, and growth strategies. Serves as liaison with outside recruiting firms to assist with the recruitment of physician candidates.
  4. Develops and updates organizational design, management, and processes for maximum productivity, efficiency, and cost effectiveness. Continually monitors operations, programs, physical properties; initiates appropriate changes.
  5. Provides visible and approachable leadership to enhance working relationships among the staff and physicians. Mentors staff and provides opportunities for professional growth and development.
  6. Represents the practice in its relationships with other health organizations, government agencies, and third-party payers. Serves as liaison and channel of communication between the board and its committees, and the clinical and administrative staff.
  7. Maintains adequate physician coverage at all times by completing the monthly call and work assignment schedules.
  8. Serves as Trustee of the practice Profit Sharing Plan and oversees the operation and compliance of the plan. Oversees and directs the administration of the benefit plans.
  9. Ensures practice compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies. Represents the practice in legal matters and handles escalating patient complaints concerning patient care or billing.

Supervises: Director of Clinical Services, Director of Human Resources, Director of Information Services, Director of Northern Outreach Clinics, Accounting Manager, Business Office Supervisor, and Executive Administrative Assistant.

Education: MHA, MBA, or MS in Health Administration or Business Administration.

Experience: Eight years of executive-level experience, including five years of experience in health care administration working collaboratively across clinical and administrative departments.

Missouri Heart Center currently operates clinics with full-time staff in Columbia, Sedalia, Macon, & Mexico Missouri. Physicians and staff also travel to area satellite clinics to reach underserved communities. The Practice Administrator is responsible for all locations.

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

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.

Workdays are Monday through Friday with occasional weekends and holidays to be determined by the call schedule.

LPN or RN for Dr. Zuidema– Columbia, MO

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Dr. Zuidema is looking for either an LPN or RN to help provide clinical office support in her cardiology practice. Duties include responding to patient calls, scheduling diagnostic tests, and assisting with physician communication.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Works to ensure the efficient delivery of medical care in an office-based setting providing physician support.
  • Answers patient questions over the phone; triages complex phone messages to appropriate member of the care team.
  • Works closely with the medical secretary to ensure all orders are completed and followed up on to include communication with the patient.
  • 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.
  • Schedules invasive procedures closely coordinating the physician schedule with the care team.
  • Processes medication refills.
  • Rounds with Dr. Zuidema in the hospital.
  • Rotates weekend call/holiday call duties with the practice nurses.
  • Documents communication with patients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have a High school diploma or GED and be a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. Must be familiar and comfortable using a computer and EMR systems. Minimum of one-year professional nursing experience; clinic or ICU experience preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE

Workdays are Monday through Friday with some weekends and holidays to be determined by call schedule.

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 8:00am to 4:30pm, 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.

To apply, please visit us on Indeed: Apply on Indeed

 

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