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Office Assistant - Home Health Job

Job Number: 2017-13457

Agency: Southern Oregon Home Health

Location: Medford, OR

Schedule: Full-Time

Full Job Title: Office Assistant - Home Health

Overview

Come join us at Southern Oregon Home Health, an LHC Group company, where we’re excited by improving the lives of our patients .

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. The Office Assistant assists Admin|DON|BM and Office Manager with routine clerical|office and computer related tasks to include but limited to filing, shredding and data entry, including processing workflow tasks as assigned.

Additional Details

Essential Functions
  • Assists DON and Office Manager with routine clerical|office and computer related skills to include but limited to filing, shredding and data entry, including processing workflow tasks.
  • Answers telephone calls, records messages and delivers messages.
  • Delivers out going mail to Post Office when needed and pickup incoming mail and disperses.
  • Copies patient records, policy manual and other pertinent documents and dispenses copies as appropriate.
  • Checks facsimiles and routes facsimiles within the department.
  • Maintains adequate fax cover sheets.
  • Make-up patient Admit/ROC/Recert packets at least monthly.
  • Proficient with data entry.
  • Pulls, reviews and follows up on Misys reports of orders recert and unverified visits.
  • Checks hospital boards daily and verify patient's status.
  • Checks email at minimum of every morning and afternoon.
  • Breakdown and appropriately file discharge charts.
  • Completes Discharge chart reviews, perform Medicare Claims Audit and EOE for non-Medicare clients.
  • Review and process coordination notes as assigned.
  • Process orders to|from physician and track for timely receipt.
  • Review, address and clear held claims.
  • Works HCHB Reports|Administrative tasks related to faxes, physician orders, and DC|transfer summaries
  • Scans and attaches documents to client electronic record
  • Process Episode Detail Reports and DC|Transfer Summaries to physicians
  • Verify receipt of signed documents and entry of medical release code
  • Cross train as back up for scheduler duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Skill Requirements
  • Must have computer skills, clerical-business machine skills, telephone communication skills, and be able to type. Must possess general clerical skills and organizational skills.
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