Apply for a Career with BJISG
To apply for a position at Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia or Surgery Center of BJI, please submit your resumé along with the position you are applying for. Once we have reviewed your resume and if we feel your qualifications meet our needs, we will email you a response with an application.
We recommend including more information in your application to make sure we get a complete picture of your qualifications.
Because of the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond individually to each one. However, we do try to provide you with status updates, as they are available.
If you are selected for an interview, a manager will contact you. You may be asked to participate in more than one interview.
Healthcare Billing Specialist
The Healthcare Billing Specialist will verify insurance eligibility and benefits, ensure all office services have pre-authorization, and that patients are eligible for services on the date of their appointment.
- Responsible for Surgical authorizations, verify benefits and schedule
- Obtains authorizations using an online application, or by calling each patient’s health insurance company
- Informs patient of financial obligations
- Performs coding/charge entry functions
- Responsible for posting payments and maintaining Accounts Receivable
- Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice
- Maintains detailed knowledge of practice management and other computer software as it relates to job functions
- Attends continuing education courses as requested
- Performs additional duties as requested by Manager or Team Leader/Supervisor
Qualifications & Experience
- Up to two years of experience in a medical office
- Comfortable using email and interacting with Internet applications
- Knowledge of practice management and word processing software
- Working knowledge of managed care
- Pleasant speaking voice and demeanor
- Neat, professional appearance
Job Type: Full-time
Workers’ Compensation Coordinator
Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia
Since its opening, BJISG has grown to accommodate the needs of patients in South Georgia. With four locations, eight healthcare providers, and over 70 employees, BJISG is a leading employer in Wayne County, offering a competitive salary and benefits package to all employees. We pride ourselves on being a great place to practice orthopaedic medicine, a great place for employees to work, and a great place for patients to receive care.
BJISG offers a comprehensive Workers’ Compensation Program that provides the finest medical care available in southern Georgia for injured employees. Our program coordinates all aspects of treatment — complete with experienced physicians with a wide range of specialties, digital x-ray systems, open MRI scanners, a dedicated surgery center and more. Our staff coordinates diverse orthopaedic services allowing our physicians to give continuous attention to our patients throughout the treatment and healing process.
The Workers’ Compensation Coordinator provides expertise to the facility and staff, for all Georgia Workers’ Compensation rules and regulations, coordinates administration and establishes standards and procedures for all matters relating to workers’ compensation.
- Facilitates the processing of new claims information, appointments, and follow-up appointments, to include authorizations for continued treatment.
- Develops, implements, and monitors workers’ compensation claims forms, procedures and activities.
- Monitors and manages each provider’s workers’ compensation schedules.
- Continuously communicates with patients and their employers/case managers as appropriate regarding information needed to process claims.
- Initiate communications and respond to patient/case manager concerns.
- Ensures that employers and case managers are aware of a patient’s work-related restrictions and makes certain that they are complying with all instructions provided.
- Sends information to third-party administrators in a timely manner.
- Makes informed decisions regarding the acceptance or denial of a claim.
- Communicates with attorneys, doctors, and other relevant parties as necessary.
- Explains company policies relating to workers’ compensation to patients/case managers as necessary.
- Complies, generates, and issues Management reports regarding case mix and volumes.
- Monitors the performance of third-party administrators to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the process. Resolve identified problems.
- Provides feedback and support for supervisors/managers; troubleshoots as necessary.
- Takes initiative to remain current with trends, laws, etc in the field of workers’ compensation.
- 2 years experience in direct workers’ compensation claim handling required, current CWCP license a plus
- Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedure within GA Workers’ Compensation
- Excellent organizational skills along with the ability to oversee complex claims processes
- Good communication and prioritization skills required
- Excellent communication skills & strong desire to learn
- Prior experience in a busy, fast paced, high volume environment required
- Ability to deal with people in a professional and pleasant manner in a busy atmosphere
- Ability to problem solve and handle conflict as it arises in the scope of employment
- Computer literacy is required