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LHC Group Office Assistant- Home Health in Sarasota, Florida

Company Overview

The Office Assistant assists Admin|DON|BM and Office Manager with routine clerical|office and computer related tasks to include but limited to filing, shredding and data entry, including processing workflow tasks as assigned.

Mederi Caretenders, a part of LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

Assists DON and Office Manager with routine clerical|office and computer related skills.Answers telephone calls, records messages and delivers messages.Delivers outgoing mail to Post Office when needed and pickup incoming mail and disperses.Copies patient records, policy manual and other pertinent documents and dispenses copies as appropriate.Checks facsimiles and routes facsimiles within the department.Maintains adequate fax cover sheets.Make-up patient Admit/ROC/Recert packets at least monthly.Proficient with data entry.Pulls, reviews and follows up on reports of orders recert and unverified visits.Checks hospital boards daily and verify patient's status.Checks email at minimum of every morning and afternoon.Breakdown and appropriately file discharge charts.Completes Discharge chart reviews, perform Medicare Claims Audit and EOE for non-Medicare clients.Review and process coordination notes as assigned.Process orders to|from physician and track for timely receipt.Review, address and clear held claims.Works HCHB Reports|Administrative tasks related to faxes, physician orders, and DC|transfer summaries.Scans and attaches documents to client electronic record.Process Episode Detail Reports and DC|Transfer Summaries to physicians.Verify receipt of signed documents and entry of medical release code.Cross train as back up for scheduler duties as assigned.Any other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Skill Requirements

  • Must have computer skills, clerical-business machine skills, telephone communication skills, and be able to type. Must possess general clerical skills and organizational skills.

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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