Augusta University Medical Associates
The Augusta University Medical Associates operates as the academic faculty practice
for the Medical College of Georgia. The Augusta University Medical Associates Group
bills and collects professional services provided by Augusta University faculty and
operates primary care and specialty physician offices.
Medical Associates Openings:
- Director of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) - a newly created position designed to provide oversight, coordination and improved
integration of APPs across the Augusta University Health (AU Health) care continuum.
The role will function as a primary resource for APP program to include: recruitment,
onboarding and retention, scope of practice, utilization and collaborative practice
models, credentialing, regulation, policy and process issues, billing, compliance,
competency, professional development, compliance, education, and research. The APP
Director will develop policies and set priorities for APPs and optimize the utilization
and roles of APPs. Will become a liaison for the APPs to organization administration,
medical staff, nursing, professional services and the community. Position requires
NP, Masters of Science in Nursing (minimum), Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or
PhD in Nursing or Health Services (preferred) Or PA- Masters in Physician Assistant
Studies. Minimum 7 years of APP clinical experience and 3-5 years in leadership role,
preferably leading APPs. Requires State of Georgia RN and APRN License, Certification
as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Or State of Georgia Physician Assistant License,
Certification as a Physician Assistant.
- Professional Billing Coordinator - Coordinate and analyze all professional billing of the assigned Department. Train
departmental personnel in physician billing. Analyze the medical record documentation
to ascertain whether the level of service was coded appropriately and whether the
service is appropriately substantiated as required by Federal and State regulations.
Supervise professional coders. CPC certification required. Four years similar work
experience with coding and general accounts receivable experience required.
- Advanced Practice Provider - The Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery seeks a full-time
Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to provide direct patient care in an outpatient setting
under the supervision of board certified Urogynecologists and Gynecologists. The APP
will provide care with an emphasis on the treatment of female pelvic floor disorders
that include, but are not limited to, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence,
recurrent urinary tract infections, pelvic pain and hematuria. Perform physical exams,
collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and
schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations, and prescribe appropriate
interventions and medications. Must be a graduate of an accredited NP or PA program
with Georgia certification or licensure. Must demonstrate and maintain credentialing
and licensing requirements of AU Medical Center, Georgia Board of Nursing and/or Georgia
Composite Medical Board. Master’s degree required. Minimum of 3 years of experience
in a Urogynecology or Urology practice preferred.
- Audit, Compliance and Education Manager - The Audit, Compliance and Education Manager at AU Medical Associates will assist in
implementing the Medical Associates Billing Compliance Plan by serving as a resource
on coding and regulatory compliance for departmental Billing Coordinators, Coder 1
& 2, and Accounts Receivable personnel; by monitoring departmental compliance plans;
by designing, managing and reporting department compliance audits and ad hoc audits
that evaluate coding and compliance with government regulations; and by monitoring
departmental corrective action plans necessitated by findings. Responsible for managing
the completion of the yearly audit schedule. Manage the Compliance Education Coordinator
and have indirectly supervisory responsibilities of Compliance Specialists and Audit,
Compliance and Education Specialists. Four year college degree, preferably in medical
field, nursing, or other related profession. AAPC CPC and Certified Professional Medical
Auditor certifications required. Five years’ experience in medical setting with multispecialty
professional coding responsibilities. Must have proven record of collection, retention,
and application of rules and regulations regarding professional coding and billing.
- Patient Service Center Coordinator - Oversee and manage the functions of reporting test results to patients and handling
prescription refills guided by physicians or advanced practice providers. Manage appropriate
staffing, training and assuring compliance with established policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology as well as knowledge of laboratory
and other tests and ability to appropriately inform patients of results of such tests.
Georgia RN licensure required. Minimum of 4 years of hospital/clinical nursing experience.
Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Accountant II - This position performs duties to advance the daily, weekly and monthly goals of the
Accounting Department, with a focus on deposit and income reconciliation. Preparation
of journal entries related to payments and receivables. Print accounts payable checks
daily. Balance income activity monthly. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
Proficiency in Excel required. Experience with automated accounting systems preferred.
Competitive salary and generous fringe benefits package available. To apply for any
of these positions, please send resume to email@example.com or fax to 706-722-6920.
Augusta University Medical Associates is an equal employment, equal access, and equal
educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy to recruit,
hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability,
ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as
a protected Veteran.