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Job Summary

 This position provides administrative support to the faculty and technical staff of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program in the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics.

Responsibilities*

LTM/EEG:

  • Enter daily monitoring charges into hospital billing system and verify accuracy
  • Complete physician billing forms for monitoring studies and batch for archive
  • Monitor test appointments and pending orders for LTM/STM/ACR studies
  • Schedule admissions for monitoring (LTM) patients
  • Scheduling for Ictal SPECT studies
  • Schedule, monitor and facilitate results reporting for monitoring studies
  • Maintain database of consults completed by physicians and forward to billing
  • Update patient monitoring database to reconcile PEFs for billing
  • Maintain appointment calendar for inpatient floors and distribute to inpatient team
  • Generate monthly revenue reports for Epilepsy Director and Division Administrator
  • Verify insurance – 3rd party and HMO for reimbursement for STM/LTM/ACR
  • Send out monitoring test result letters and mail after MD signs
  • Cross coverage for EEG patient service associate
  • Manage Outlook calendar and daily reconcile the MiChart Calendar/schedule for EEG team room

Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery:

  • Schedule studies in a timely manner, follow up on studies, and obtain prior authorization if needed
  • Schedule and organize times and locations for the intraoperative and extraoperative mapping teams
  • Maintain patient log
  • Respond to and evaluate patient inquiries including follow up
  • Provide notification to all parties for Refractory Epilepsy Conference and Upcoming OR Dates
  • Schedule appointments for Multidisciplinary Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Clinic
  • Pre-phone interview new patients
  • Manage schedule of two Pediatric Neurologist
  • Attend clinic and assist with patient flow
  • Schedule follow up appointments
  • Obtain prior authorizations
  • Obtain outside records
  • Maintain Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery E-mail List
  • Maintain patient data including active and past patient excel files, statistics needed for USNWR and program growth and revenue

Required Qualifications*

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-4 years of experience
  • Prior experience performing complex scheduling
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Highly responsible administrative experience, including at least one year in a hospital or clinical setting
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to use advanced business software and computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work load
  • Excellent customer service skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 4-5 years administrative experience in healthcare setting
  • Considerable knowledge of medical terminology
  • Working knowledge of MiChart

Work Schedule

 Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.