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DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (Orthotics & Prosthetics)

DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (Orthotics & Prosthetics)

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Job Description

Responsible for patient access, scheduling, registration, and patient discharge which includes insurance verification and authorization approval for O&P services. Entering data into OPIE (business management program), obtaining detailed written orders (including physician signature), and audit of work in progress up and through date of delivery. Provides estimates of fees to families, including discussing their financial obligation, financial counseling and means testing when indicated.  Audit of EMR prior to submission for billing.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent in skills and experience (required)
  • One-Two years of experience working in a hospital or medical office with insurance authorization (required)
  • DME/O&P related experience (strongly preferred)
  • Typing and Computer skills (MS Office)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Excellent Communication skills (direct and via telephone and email)
  • Knowledge of insurance plans
  • Insurance verification and Preauthorization (via portals, phone, fax, and email)
  • Flexibility (ability to multi-task)


Generous Benefits

Work Life Balance

Competitive Salary


Shriners Hospitals for Children

Human Resources

2001 South Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO  63131

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Shriners Hospitals for Children is an EOE/Drug-Free, Smoke-Free Workplace.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Admin - Clerical, General Business, Insurance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (Orthotics & Prosthetics)

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