How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Coordinate with the Care Connect, UMMG Leadership to support evidence-based care by calling patients who have been identified with a clinical need, scheduling when appropriate, and billing when appropriate for services. Participate in scheduling initiatives and other projects to support the Care Connect team.
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.
Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.
What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
- Supporting current clinic infrastructure for quality performance by helping keep teams informed of performance on relevant metrics.
- Support transitions of care efforts through scheduling patients with the PCP within the appropriate amount of time.
- Support financial sustainability of Care Connect and UMMG through supporting the transitions of care, Behavioral Health Collaborative Care, and Care Coordination billing processes.
- Support Care Connect with referral work queue management.
- Other ad hoc responsibilities as dictated by UMMG.
- Calling patients on various lists / reports to bring them back into the clinic either with Care Management or PCP, which will include but may not be limited to:
- Following a centrally developed and consistent processes for outreach for gaps in care, assisting with internal quality measures and meeting payer quality targets.
- Working the Priority Outreach Report and trying to get the high priority patients scheduled with Care Management.
- Supporting the rest of the care management team with the Longitudinal CM report, or future iterations of any such report that would describe those patients who are ‘lost to follow up’.
- Working a “Missed patients” (i.e. payer attributed but not seen in at least a year) list of patients, trying to get these individuals scheduled with their PCP.
- Calling all BCBSM Commercial PCP attributed patients (both by payer attribution and MM attribution) after visits to the Emergency Department to provide scripted education around alternate resources to the patient, such as Video Visits, alternative hours to the Primary Care, etc.
- Billing for any billable services – new BCBSM guidelines allow for MAs to bill for the 98968 (5-10 minute phone call), 99487, and 99489. MAs would selectively provide outreach to and bill the BCBSM Commercial plans.
Additional responsibilities / basic business functions:
- Provide quality service based on customer expectations and needs.
- Incorporate Michigan Medicine core values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, efficiency and leadership into all work efforts.
- Practice effective time management.
- Participate in interdisciplinary meetings, task forces, and projects as appropriate.
- Collect outcome data to help improve PM practice and demonstrate PM outcomes.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 3-4 years of experience.
- Experience in panel management including provider registry data and exception reports.
- Excellent attendance record and punctuality.
- Must adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct.
- Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Must demonstrate the ability to interact with a diverse population.
- Must be an active team player with the ability to work independently.
- Possess strong organization and prioritization skills.
- Adhere to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability, flexibility, and consistently sharing information and resources with others.
- Demonstrates the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Associates degree in the healthcare industry.
- Experience working in a complex health care setting, scheduling patient appointments.
- Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
- 3-5 years’ experience in a primary care clinic or Customer Service environment.
- Familiarity with MiChart.
- Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
Remote, with sporadic onsite meetings and potentially training onsite
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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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