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Chest Medicine Associates is looking for dedicated staff to join their team of compassionate medical professionals in the positions below: (Full-time, Part-time and Per Diem Opportunities)

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Chest Medicine Associates is looking for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join our team, effective immediately. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) reports directly to Physician President/CEO, but clinical work on a daily basis is supervised by designated primary and secondary supervising physicians with periods of autonomy.

Responsibilities include:
• Orders, administers, and interprets appropriate diagnostic test(s), such as imaging, polysomnography, pulmonary function tests, and laboratory tests
• Develops and implements comprehensive care plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
• Participates and supports programmatic development, particularly in the areas of sleep medicine, asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
• Ability to identify a variety of symptoms commonly encountered in the area of assignment and to determine the appropriate treatment strategy, disposition, or referral for such conditions
• Communicates observations, information, or recommendations regarding diagnosis or treatment to medical professionals and other staff in written or oral form
• Provides clinical direction for physicians’ patients when physicians are unavailable
• Participates in utilization review and prior authorization requests.
• Ability to comprehend, communicate and apply state and federal laws and health laws that affect patient care
• Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, and thoracentesis
• Documents and maintains patient records of services provided according to programmatic standards

Knowledge and Abilities:
• Good knowledge of standard laboratory tests and radiological procedures, and symptoms of a variety of common diseases
• Working ability to comprehend, communicate and apply state and federal laws and health laws that affect patient care
• Ability to identify a variety of symptoms commonly encountered in the area of assignment and to determine the appropriate treatment strategy, disposition, or referral for such conditions or behaviors
• Accurately interpret complex clinical situations

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of Maine • Certification in Basic Life Support with AED required • 2-3 years of experience in pulmonary and/or sleep medicine • Must meet or exceed continuing education requirements for licensure

Benefits:
• Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance available
• Holiday pay and paid time off
• Participation in the 401(k) and Profit-Sharing Plan after eligibility

Interested applicants may submit their resumes:Apply Now

No phone calls, recruiters, or walk-ins please.
Chest Medicine Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Medical Billing Specialist

The Medical Billing Specialist will work within the business services department at Chest Medicine Associates providing professional billing support for the practice

This position involves knowledge of medical billing and is primarily responsible for managing patient insurance and A/R accounts, monitoring insurance and patient balances, and doing daily charges and payment processing. The selected candidate will possess the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, have an understanding of HIPAA compliance, present in a polite and professional manner, and have a strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.This position involves knowledge of medical billing and is primarily responsible of rmanaging patient in

Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for posting insurance and patient payments
• Maintain monthly A/R
• Answer patient phone calls in a friendly and professional manner
• Daily charge entry
• Obtain insurance referrals
• Follow-up with insurance carriers on unpaid and/or denied claims
• Responsible for keeping patient statement and collections up to date
• Process end of day duties including daily deposit
• Prepare and submit appeals to insurance company
• Prepare and submit clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper
• Data entry
• Patient statement and patient collection process

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• Previous medical experience in an outpatient setting with electronic medical records experience necessary
• A minimum of 2-3 years of medical billing experience is preferred
• Positive attitude and ability to work well in a close team environment
• Understanding of medical terminology
• Proficient computer skills with database experience
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
• A professional demeanor and excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

Benefits:
• Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance available
• Holiday pay and paid time off
• Participation in the 401(k) and Profit-Sharing Plan after eligibility

Interested applicants may submit their resumes to HR@cmamaine.com

No phone calls, recruiters, or walk-ins please.
Chest Medicine Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Polysomnographic (Sleep) Technologist

The Maine Sleep Center at Chest Medicine Associates is currently hiring full-time, part-time and per-diem Polysomnographic Technologists. Our sleep technologists work under the general supervision of the Medical Director and Maine Sleep Center Manager and provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in-center and home sleep apnea testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education.

If you enjoy working as a part of a team and supporting providers by delivering excellent patient care and customer service, review the requirements and benefits below and reach out to us to apply!

** New hire incentive bonus potential of $3000 is available **

Responsibilities Include:
• Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history).
• Determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols. Review the patient’s history and verify the medical order.
• Follow sleep center protocols related to the sleep study. When patient arrives, verify identification, collect documents and obtain consent for the study.
• Explain the procedure and orient the patient for either in center or home sleep apnea testing.
• Provide age appropriate patient education.
• Select appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing to determine proper functioning and adjust if necessary. Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
• Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and desensitization.

Requirements:
• Associates degree in related field, or completion of accredited polysomnographic program
• We are willing to train candidates who:
    • Have a medical background
    • Are willing to work overnights
    • Are comfortable with technology
• Minimum two years’ experience and Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists preferred but not required
• Current CPR / BLS certifications
• Excellent clinical, communication, flexibility, customer service, and organizational skills.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package (full-time) which includes:
• 104 hours of accrued PTO in the first year, 9 Holidays
• Health, Dental, Disability, Life and Vision Insurance
• Retirement (401K) and Profit-Sharing Plans
• Free access to an onsite gym

***New hire incentive payments are available for the RPSGT candidate selected, are taxable and paid in 3 increments within 2 pay periods after one (1), six (6) and twelve (12) months of employment.

Interested applicants may submit their resumes to HR@cmamaine.com

No phone calls, recruiters, or walk-ins please.
Chest Medicine Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.