Radiation Therapist

RADIATION THERAPIST:
• Administer radiation therapy accurately as prescribed and planned by the physician.
• Demonstrate effective written communication skills; Maintain accurate and detailed treatment chart documentation.
• Check prescription, diagnosis, chart, and patient identification.
• Display professional conduct essential to the well-being of the radiation oncology patient.
• Demonstrate effective verbal communication skills in the clinical setting.
• Explain procedure to patient, means of communication during treatment, and procedure to follow if emergency arises during treatment.
• Reinforce Radiation Oncologist's advice to patient regarding reactions to treatment and their care.
• Observe the clinical progress of the radiation oncology patient, use clinical decision-making skills to recognize and report any signs of complications, unusual reactions, and events to the nursing staff and/or Radiation Oncologist. Report any falls or injuries to the proper personnel immediately according to hospital policy and file reports accordingly.
• Utilize treatment accessories to accurately reproduce the radiation treatment.
• Safely and effectively operate a variety of computerized simulation and treatment machines. Observe radiation safety measures for patient and personnel. Observe patient during treatment using both audible and visual methods.
• Prepare room and equipment for patient according to prescription regarding immobilization devices, field size, treatment distance, bolus, lead protection devices, etc.
• Perform machine safety checks and/or warm up procedures; know safe limits of equipment operations, and report abnormalities or inconsistencies to the proper authority. Be able to perform all necessary machine and treatment QA.
• Construct immobilization devices and employ custom blocking techniques that are conducive to the prescribed radiation therapy.
• Utilize sophisticated imaging equipment and treatment planning systems for precise tumor localization.
• Maintain the electronic treatment record including, but not limited to, side effects, incidents, SSDs, patient issues, change in treatment set ups, etc. Communicate missed appointments to proper personnel.
• Maintain daily treatment schedule.
• Incorporate department policies and procedures into care provided.
• Adhere to the Radiation Therapist Code of Ethics.
• Maintains CE credits and licensure
Required Qualifications:
Education: Required: Bachelor's degree in Radiation Therapy OR; Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Science or healthcare field and a certificate in Radiation Therapy,

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies): Required: Delivers the prescribed dose of radiation to the correct patient in the correct area. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the operations and use of the equipment assigned to including accessories. Experience using Cone Beam CT for patient alignment and a strong knowledge of human anatomy related to a CT scan. Records necessary information in electronic chart thoroughly and correctly including but not limited to imaging, instructions, and notations. Captures proper daily technical charges on a daily basis.
Preferred: Experience with the following equipment: Varian, ARIA, and Siemens CT.

Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses: Required:
• Therapists must be ARRT certified
• Must be licensed by the Oregon State Board of Radiologic Technology at time of hire date.
• Must have and maintain AHA CPR certification at time of hire date.

Addition details relating to requirements and working conditions:
• Is exposed to human tissues/fluids.
• Wears a film badge and is monitored for radiation exposure.
• Hazardous substance exposure includes bismuth, lead, tin, and cadmium.
• Must be able to lift, move, and assist patients to treatment couch. Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds unassisted and 50 pounds assisted.
• Must be able to stand for long periods at a time.
• Therapist must operate Linear accelerators which treat patients with therapeutic radiations.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience: Preferred: Two years or more experience working in the field post-graduation.


Physician Support Coordinator


Physician Support Coordinator

Job Overview
This position has two primary responsibilities
1. Responsible for all aspects of the credentialing, Re-credentialing and privileging processes for all OUI and OSC physicians and providers
2. Responsible to coordinate call schedules, time off requests and schedule changes for all physician and providers
Essential Functions
1. Ensures all physician and providers are credentialed, appointed and privileged with the Oregon SurgiCenter, Medicare, health plans, and local hospitals
2. Compiles and maintains current and accurate data for all physicians and providers
3. Complete physician and provider credentialing and re-credentialing applications; monitors applications and follows up as needed
4. Maintains knowledge of current credentialing requirements for the Oregon SurgiCenter, Medicare, health plans, and local hospitals
5. Coordinates and maintains call and vacation schedules for all physicians and providers
6. Ensures call changes are routed to all necessary entities include the answering service, local hospitals and all OUI physicians, providers and appropriate staff
7. Maintains and adjusts physician and provider schedule templates as necessary
8. Coordinates and maintains Scribe schedules

Additional Requirements
1. Maintains confidentiality of all physician and provider information
2. Develops and maintains detailed knowledge of all credentialing and scheduling software applications
3. Performs other duties as assigned

Necessary Skills
1. Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities
2. Ability to manage multiple priorities
3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, providers, management, staff and contacts outside the organization
4. Ability to consistently support and enforce established company policies and procedures


Surgery Prior Authorization Coordinator

Position Overview
Responsible to obtain all required authorizations prior to a surgery being performed, includes verification of patient insurance coverage, benefit levels and out of pocket responsibilities
Essential Job Functions
- Verify insurance coverage for scheduled surgery patients
- Verify coverage levels for each specific patient surgery
- Review all scheduled surgeries for needed authorizations
- Contact insurance carriers to obtain necessary surgery authorizations prior to surgery
- Notify patients of deposit requirements and follow-up as necessary
- Work closely with surgery schedulers, coders and clinical staff to ensure authorizations are obtained for all surgeries
- Review and take corrective action on denied claims
- Responsible to ensure that reimbursement exceeds cost of supplies (implants, etc.) for all surgeries and/or procedures done within OUI and OSC
- Perform other duties as assigned by Department Lead or Manager

Requirements
- Prior experience working in a related role in a medical office or other health care related organization
- Knowledge of CPT and ICD 9/10 coding
- Knowledge of insurance coverages and reimbursement practices
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong computer skills
- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
- Ability to remain organized and detail oriented while working at a fast pace


Research Assistant Full Time

Research Assistant

The job entails the following:

  • Answers telephone.
  • Books, coordinates and reschedules patient appointments.
  • Schedules laboratory testing and outpatient procedures and answers patient questions regarding their appointments and testing.
  • Processing lab samples (blood and pathologic)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Willingness to earn appropriate certifications
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures.
  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Skill in answering telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2-3 years relevant experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
  • Recent Centricity PM/EMR knowledge.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Must have strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Must be flexible and a quick learner.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Electronic Medical Records Specialist Full Time

Electronic Medical Records Specialist

Position Summary

We are seeking a motivated detailed-oriented individual that enjoys investigative work and has the ability to multitask according to departmental protocols. The Electronic Medical Records Specialist is involved with coordinating patient care electronically and verbally with patients and other organizations. Using a team approach, the specialist is committed to communicating with the department, providers, and the organization in a positive manner. In this medical office, you are making a difference!

 

Essential Required Responsibilities

  • Communicate with supervisor, department, and organization
  • Provide internal support to the providers ensuring clinical data is located in the patient’s chart
  • Follow up on outstanding orders via telephone, fax, and within the organization
  • Navigate external portals to collect all documents required for appointments and provider review
  • Manage all electronic and paper documents pertaining to patient care
  • Manage urgent requests to facilitate patient care
  • Follow and complete departmental protocols
  • Ability to read and dissect pertinent clinical data
  • Document inside the patient’s chart using proper grammar

Qualifications

  • Ability to multitask, required
  • Computer experience, required
  • Ability to work independently and as a team, required
  • Ability to accept and work with a changing environment, required
  • Ability to adhere to confidentiality and departmental guidelines, required
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions, required
  • Knowledge of Centricity, preferred
  • Medical terminology, preferred
  • Certification preferred; high school diploma required

 

Knowledge

 

Skillful in prioritizing and organizing work efficiently. Ability to follow written and verbal workflows, using resources when needed.   Accurate clinical data collection and adding information to a flowsheet. Ability to be trained quickly on new systems and applications. Experience with some Microsoft Office products and Acrobat Adobe.

Job Type: Full Time

40 Hours week

 

 

After training has been completed and the medical records specialist has worked 90 days, the opportunity to work four 10-hour days could be an option.


LPN/CMA/RMA-Full Time

Oregon Urology Institute has a Full Time CMA/RMA or LPN position available.

The job entails the following:

  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient history/vital signs.
  • Hands on procedure oriented nursing care in a fast paced office.
  • Prepares exam rooms and instruments for examination and procedures.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  • Graduation from an accredited MOA program required.
  • Able to assist in a variety of treatments.
  • Skill in taking vital signs.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with physicians, patients and co-workers.
  • Current healthcare level CPR certification required.
  • Must be flexible and a quick learner.
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS:

  • 401k/profit sharing when eligible
  • Employer paid medical/vision/dental coverage
  • Longevity Bonus
  • PTO
  • Six paid holidays annually
  • If interested please apply, reference Job ID #: Oregon Urology Institute-CMA/LPN

Receptionist-Full Time

Oregon Urology Institute has a full-time receptionist/scheduler position available.

The job entails the following:

Greet patients and visitors.

Checks in patients, verifies and updates necessary information in the medical record.

Receives payments from patients and issues receipts.

Reconciles daily cash box.

Work closely with providers and nursing staff.

Books, coordinates and reschedules patient appointments.

Schedules laboratory testing and outpatient procedures and answers patient questions regarding their appointments and testing.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of medical office procedures.

Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills required.

Skill in answering telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.

  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2-3 years relevant experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
  • Recent Centricity PM/EMR knowledge.

Must have good interpersonal skills.

Must have strong communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Must be flexible and a quick learner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.