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. Director of Payor Contracting and Internal Compliance (Full-Time) Position Summary The Director of Payor Contracting and Internal Compliance will be accountable for negotiating rates and language terms with regard to provider enrollment with insurance plans and managed care contracting. The Director of Internal Compliance will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining UOC, UOCSS and ACFS company compliance and audit programs, policies, and procedures that promote a corporate culture that fosters ethical and compliant behavior. The Coordinator of Internal Compliance provides the basis for ensuring adequate internal controls and compliance with all laws and regulatory requirements applicable to UOC, UOCSS and ACFS and all their divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates. Position Requirements/Qualifications: • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. • Minimum three years of healthcare industry experience, with an emphasis on contract negotiation and administration, required. • In-depth knowledge of revenue codes, CPT codes, and HCPCS codes • Proficient in Microsoft Excel • Excellent written and oral (presentation) skills. • Strong analytical and project management skills. • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment with rapidly changing priorities and demands. • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment. • Demonstrated organizational skills. Ability to work effectively under deadlines and produce accurate work. • Ability to communicate complex issues effectively. • Demonstrated ability to drive results and take initiative. • Strong understanding of the insurance environment, including, but not limited to, insurance policies and procedures, reimbursements mechanisms, billing principles, and practice management/medical office procedures. • Maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  2. 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.
  3. Patient Support Representative - Full-Time (State College) General Job Responsibilities The Patient Support Representative (Registration/Appointments) is responsible for the courteous and prompt registration of patients. Records complete and accurate patient demographics and insurance information; obtains all necessary signatures at the time of check-in. Scans all patient, insurance and medical information presented at the time of registration into an electronic medical record. The Patient Support Representative provides efficient and timely management of scheduling all follow-up appointments and coordinating all patient financial obligations upon completion of the appointment. Protects patient confidentiality during the entire registration and scheduling process by securing patient information and discussing processes in a manner supporting patient privacy.