LHC Group OFFICE ASSISTANT - Full Time - Marion in Marion, Illinois

Overview:

Medical background or previous medical office experience preferred

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Requisition ID 2016-6220

Facility Name Addus HealthCare

Territory Coverage ..

Category CLINICAL

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)