Clinical Operations Specialist

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Clinical Operations Specialist

Correctional Medicine - 350501

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Department Overview
This Clinical Operations Specialist position will be located within the University of North Texas Health Science Center's (UNTHSC) Office for Finance and assigned to the Correctional Medicine Department (CMD). This position will report to the CMD Clinical Operations Manager with additional collaboration with the Correctional Medical Director and Executive Director.

Position Details
The Correctional Medicine Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Clinical Operations Specialist to join our team. This position will be responsible for performing clinical operations and scheduling functions to support UNTHSC's Comprehensive Medical Services contracts with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and other CMD assigned projects and contracts.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Coordinate clinical scheduling for a broad spectrum of clinical specialty areas to support the clinical operations of UNTHSC's Comprehensive Medical Services Contracts with the BOP.

* Perform clinical triaging of specialty referrals packages including reviewing inmate patient history, medical record documentation, communicating pre-operative instructions, and coordinating physician orders and recommended treatment plans.

* Effectively utilize electronic scheduling and health record systems to coordinate and schedule timely and accurate specialty appointments and/or procedures with Correctional Network Providers and Facilities.

* Facilitate the timely retrieval and reporting of medical record reports for completed specialty appointment and/or procedures.

* Provide clinical operations support for BOP Health Services Staff, Correctional Network Providers and Facilities Maintain to ensure timely and effective health care services.

* Maintain an open line of communication with CMD Clinical Operations Manager, Clinical Operations Coordinator, Correctional Medical Director, and CMD Executive Staff, as appropriate.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program and current Medical Assistant Certificate and five (5) years of demonstrated clinical office experience to include clinical scheduling for multi-specialty group practice and related back-office experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience with a wide variety of specialty services in a multispecialty group practice.

* Demonstrated experience in the field of correctional health care.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application

Pay Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday

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Current Medical Assistant Certificate


Official Job Title
Clinical Operations Specialist

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Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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Posted: 6/9/2018
Application Due: 6/19/2018
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