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With 100+ physicians in 20 specialties, Collom & Carney Clinic serves the healthcare needs of more than 200,000 active patients. This "Physician Owned" group has been a staple in East Texas for the past 70 years. Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has recognized Collom & Carney as a better performer in the "Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups." The clinic has received this distinction since 1998, the first year criteria was developed for this award. The clinic has always maintained a standard of professionalism and excellence, yet within a friendly working environment. All of our physicians are provided with the best resources available, including state-of-the-art equipment, superior staff support, and administrative assistance.

 


Job Openings


MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

M-F 8-5

 Starting salary is $8.25 with potential increase to $9.75 within first six months.

 

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

M-F 8AM TO 5PM

Summary Of Position And Responsibilities

Must have ARRT and a valid Texas State License. 

 

Submission of an application should not be construed as an offer and does not automatically result in your being selected for the position. The goal of the Clinic continues to be to place the best qualified applicant in the position.

Collom & Carney Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Case Manager - Medicare

M-F 8-5

Strategically manage services for specified patient population. Provide a focus on wellness, prevention, and efficient care through the coordination with patients, their families, and physicians. The education of the patient and his/her family will be incorporated into the care plan after careful assessment of the patient’s knowledge base, home life, and post-acute resources. The Case Manager will play a vital role in the clinical, financial and education of patients and will ensure these aspects are all considered simultaneously throughout the continuum of care. The Case Manager will ensure the patient receives the right services at the right level of care and will assist the patient in navigating their own care at an optimum level.

1. The ability to demonstrate knowledge and effectiveness of Case Management principles in the following health care areas; processes, relationships, management, community resources, service delivery, psychosocial interventions and all other areas of Case Management.
2. Design and develop a process of identifying patients in need of ongoing surveillance, tracking and screening for development of further complication and follow-up in partnership with the health care team.
3. Coordinates with patient, families, and health care teams to develop a mutually agreeable plan of care that meets the needs of the individual patient.
4. Research the healthcare environment for innovative concepts and best practices and develops practical applications for quality improvement.
5. Develop and maintain processed to improve transitions of care, focusing on hospital and ED discharges as well as post acute care facility usage and interactions with specialists.
6. Develop and maintain processes measuring the patient experience, clinical quality measures and utilization management that drive the cost of care.
7. Keep patients well informed by telephone and in writing of activities/case summaries.
8. Demonstrate sensitivity to issues and show pro-active behavior in addressing client and patient needs.
9. Promotes health education and provides literature to patients to enhance understanding of a condition, treatment or procedure.
10. Assist patients in addressing questions to their physician.
11. Coordinate services for the patient population having a health risk or chronic condition to include screening and on-going monitoring.
12. Utilize appropriate community health care resources to maximize patients healthcare outcomes.
13. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA requirements.
14. Document clinical information completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
15. Other duties as assigned.

1. Current LVN/LPN license.
2. Experience with Medicare population a strong plus.
3. Must possess a working knowledge of CPT/ICD-10 codes.
4. Two – three years experience of utilization or Case Management preferred.
5. Knowledge of managed care principles regarding legal and regulatory requirements and confidentiality preferred.
6. Must have excellent communications and presentations skills.
7. Demonstrates diplomacy and professionalism when dealing with staff or patients.
8. Knowledge of primary care a plus

LVN/LPN for Orthopedics-Dr. Ermias Abebe

Mon. - Fri. 8am to 5pm
Under general supervision of Physician the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is to assist and perform general nursing duties in the course of providing care and treatment of patients in an office setting.  Pleasant, courteous disposition with the ability to work with patients as well as employees and physicians. Professional in conduct and appearance.

 Uses the electronic health record for patient documentation and orders management.
Reviews patients’ medical record in preparation for office visit. Updates/reconciles medications in patients chart in EHR.
Prepares patient for and assists with examinations.
Prepares exam rooms and equipment for each patient visit.  
ON-call with physician as per physician schedule.
Obtains and documents vital signs, history and chief complaint for visit.
Orders and obtains medications from Clinic Pharmacy.
Administers medications as ordered by Physician (oral, injectable, rectal, topical) and documents in patients’ medical record.
Orders laboratory, radiology and outpatient procedures as directed per Physician.
Assists Physician with patient examinations and diagnostic procedures in the office.
Contacts pharmacies for new prescription/prescription refills as ordered per physician and documents in patients’ medical record.
Collects all lab, radiology and procedure reports for physician review. Contacts patients regarding results as directed per physician.
Receives and reports information regarding nursing home/hospital patients, i.e. requests for medication, procedures and treatments, to physician and return calls to each per physician order.
Assists patient with completing mail order forms for prescriptions as ordered per Physician.
Sends information to Pre-Cert Clerk or contacts insurance companies for pre-certification authorization. Documents in patient record.
Completes referral form on patients for Referral Clerk. If Referral clerk unavailable, nurse is to obtain referral authorization. Documents in patient record.
Contacts hospital with admitting information for patients.
Washes and cleans instruments. Prepares instruments for autoclave.
Answers telephone identifying self, records all patient information and requests. Returns phone calls in timely manner.
Floats to other areas as assigned by staffing office.
Inventories and properly discards outdated drug samples in appropriate black container.
Disposes of biohazard waste appropriately.
Utilizes Electronic Medical Record following Security Guidelines as outlined by the Information Systems Department.
Uses universal precautions and personal protective equipment during all patient procedures and treatments.
Keeps work station neat and clean.
Completes mandatory OSHA/Fire Safety Training annually.

Collom & Carney Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

LPN/LVN Acute Care - Dr. Tarpley

Mon. - Fri.

Must have current Texas License.

Please send resume to smcgough@collom-carney.com

LPN/LVN Float Nurse

Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Must have current license.  

Optical Shop Technician

M-F 8am to 5pm

To assist patients with all areas of eyewear needs, glasses and contact

   lens in a professional and courteous manner.

  1. Pleasant, friendly disposition with the ability to work with

             patients as well as employees and physicians.

  1. Awareness of need for discretion and for keeping confidential

             all matters relating to the clinic, the employees and the

            patients.

  1. Intelligence to use judgement and initiative determining the

             course of action in a particular situation.

  1. Ability to handle stressful situations while remaining calm.
  2. Tact and diplomacy when dealing with staff.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills and communication abilities.
  4. Maturity to withstand pressures that may arise in relation to

             the public or personnel.

  1. Able to work in a team situation while promoting harmony and

             cohesiveness within the department.

  1. Close working relationship with Ophthalmologists.
  2. Familiarity and knowledge of all technical equipment and

             procedures in optical area.

 

GED or High School Diploma

LPN/LVN - Family Practice - Brooke Carr, PA / College Drive

M-F 8am - 5pm

Must have current LPN/LVN license.

CASE MANAGEMENT - CLERICAL ASSISTANT

M-F 8AM TO 5PM

To assist the Care Coordination department in clerical duties to allow Care Coordinators more time to perform the duties of that position without obstructing the normal flow of work.

Schedule patients
Daily rounds through clinic to gather forms
Sort Mail
Update GPRO template
Add/Remove alert notes
Contact Patients to schedule follow up appointments
Perform necessary duties such as answering calls, typing, etc.
Update all demographic information and ensure insurance information is correct
 
     
 

 

High School graduate or equivalent
Typing skills required
Knowledge of computers required
Ability to work in Excel
Knowledge of Anatomy
Insurance skills helpful but not a necessity

Office Coordinator - Prescott Arkansas

M-F 8AM TO 5PM

To make a professional, courteous impression on patients by registering, aiding and assisting with any problems involved in the registration process.  The coordination and supervision of business office activities in the areas of reception and registration, cashier and collection functions, and the indirect supervision of nursing and laboratory personnel assigned to the Prescott location.

1. Opens Prescott location preparing office to receive patients.
2. Prepares work-ups for patient visit.
3. Registers patients following standard clinic guidelines.
4. Sets up new patient accounts obtaining appropriate account information.
5. Prepares medical records for new patients.
6. Collects information for worker’s compensation claims.
7. Discussed delinquent accounts with patients and collects on accounts.
8. Answers telephone, taking appropriate message or assisting when necessary.
9. Corresponds with personnel at other locations.
10. Prepares receipts for patient’s payment.
11. Orders supplies.
12. Performs duty of closing-out.
13. Provides feedback and reports to Administration on the Prescott location functions.
14. Coordinates Prescott activities with other departments and locations.
15. Assists in updating clinic policies in all areas of business administration and sees that policies are enforced.
16. Makes insurance referrals as needed.
17. Fax prescriptions, referrals.
18. Follow-up phone calls for Nursing & make appointments.
19. Call hospital, Doctor’s offices to get reports, MRI, CT, X-ray, etc.

1.  High School Diploma or equivalent.
2.  Knowledge of computers and varying type of software.
3.  Medical office experience extremely desirable.
4.  An understanding of general office procedures.

BCBS Insurance Clerk

M-F 8am to 5pm

Following up on BCBS claims status and denials. Researching to have claims processed in a timely manner.

Two years experience with physician billing a plus. Knowledge of medical terminology , ICD-10 and CPT coding. Must be a team player and posses great customer service skills.