University Orthopedics Center, a leading provider of orthopedic services, is currently receiving resumes for our State College, Lewistown, and Altoona offices as well as our Surgery Center. Candidates must be highly motivated, compassionate, and enjoy working in a fast paced professional medical environment.

Interested candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalency. We offer a competitive comprehensive salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit their resumes, applications, and authorization forms by email or mail to Kim Stoudnour, 101 Regent Court, State College, PA 16801, or fax resume to (814) 231-8569.

Job Openings

  1. Applications Helpdesk Specialist (Full-Time) Position Summary Provide technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to electronic applications. Respond to queries either in person, by phone or electronically. Maintain daily performance of application systems. Assist in activities required to implement and sustain electronic medical records for all UOC staff. Works directly with administrative personnel and clinical staff to answer questions, establish expectations and implement appropriate functionality (including design of new work flows and recommendations of internal structural process change) to support user needs. Position Requirements/Qualifications: • High school diploma required. • Clinical background preferred. • Training and/or experience supporting EMR application preferred. • Possess an understanding of the healthcare discipline that is being served by the computer applications. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as program manuals, policies and procedures and the like and communicate information to all staff. Must be able to present information in a large group setting or in a one on one situation. • Must be able to effectively complete comprehensive reports, complete forms, and compile information. o (Essential that this information can be presented in verbal or written form) • Knowledge and understanding of process re-engineering and change management. • Skills in problem analysis, problem solving, and time management. • Multi-tasking ability and detail oriented. • Computer literacy to include knowledge of Windows programs and functionality, network environments, electronic health record & practice management systems, health information systems and related applications, tools, etc. • Familiar with Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, etc.) • Excellent phone and communication skills. • Reliable transportation as employee is required to travel to all UOC locations.
  2. Certified Medical Coder (Full-Time) - State College University Orthopedics Center, a leading provider of orthopedic services is currently seeking a Certified Medical Coder. Candidates must be highly motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced professional medical office. This position is responsible for performing surgical coding, thorough claims follow-up, and denials management. Additional responsibilities include assisting with internal audits and coding reviews, identifying areas to optimize revenue recovery and minimize risk, developing and assisting in educational trainings for providers and staff. Qualifications and Skills •Current Medical Coding Certification (CPC or CCS preferred) •Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding •Knowledge base in coding processes and healthcare laws and regulations affecting coding requirements •Excellent time management and organizational skills •Excellent written and verbal communication skills