Central Maine Orthopaedics (CMO), located in Auburn, Maine, is one of the largest facilities in New England dedicated to providing the best in orthopaedic care.
We firmly believe that patients receive the best care when everyone works together as a strong team.
The culture at CMO is one that fosters teamwork, encourages out-of-the-box thinking, promotes innovation, rewards creativity, and embraces change as the rule. We have high expectations of all our employees because, otherwise, we would not be able to fulfill our first priority: to provide high-quality, safe healthcare to our patients.
If you would like to be part of the CMO team, please browse our open positions.
CMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is a blended Medical Assistant and Medical Secretary position with all day-to-day operational, administrative, and revenue cycle responsibilities of the physician office. This position will work daily as the key patient-to-provider liaison for on-going communication, appointment management, registration, initiation of insurance referrals, and medical record accuracy, with duties to cover direct patient care as needed. This position serves as the immediate contact for all internal and external customers and works closely with the physician to resolve patient needs in a timely manner.
Our medical coder position ensures that the proper codes for professional and facility charges are applied correctly during the medical billing process, including abstracting the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers. The Medical Coder will work directly with physicians, mid-levels, and other staff to provide education regarding missing or inadequate documentation.
This position is also responsible for some Accounts Receivable duties as assigned as well as monitoring the surgery schedules for completion of all necessary documentation, and providing administrative support to the billing staff as part of the Revenue Cycle team.
3 years medical coding and billing preferred. This is not an entry level position.
The ideal candidate will have a high level of patient/customer service skills, great attention to detail, excellent critical-thinking skills, an ability to multi-task, and an understanding of teamwork to ensure patient and provider satisfaction. Must be comfortable interacting with all levels of staff in a medical practice.
High school or GED
Certified Professional Coder highly desired but not required, dependent on experience.
The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner focuses of the optimal delivery of quality patient care to patients in the OR and in the clinical setting.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAJOR DUTIES
Obtains accurate medical history and physical exam data. Prepares patient for surgery by carrying out pre-operative and diagnostic procedures, as well as informing patient of expected outcome and post-operative course.
Facilitates the efficient performance of orthopaedic surgical procedures by serving as first assistant to the attending orthopaedic surgeon. Participates in the care and evaluation of the patient in the postoperative period.
Performs and assists in hospital rounds of patients of CMO.
Attends to patients for evaluation and examination with the supervising physician available to diagnose and to develop treatment plan.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to, joint and/or bursa aspirations, injections, staple and stitch removal, and general wound care, with ability to perform adjunct tests.
Maintains continuity of patient care by following patients in the emergency room and both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Maintains accurate and timely healthcare information in office and hospital by documenting office visits, history and physical exams, discharge summaries, and any other patient data.
Corresponds with insurance companies, as designated by supervising physician.
Orthopaedic and/or spine experience preferred
First Assist Certification Preferred
Physician assistant with Maine Licensure.
Certification by NCCPA
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, required.
Graduate of an accredited school with a degree as a physician assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
We have an opening for a Medical Assistant on cast team. This position will work daily as the key patient-to-provider liaison for on-going communication, appointment management, registration, initiation of insurance referrals, and medical record accuracy, with duties to cover direct patient care as needed. This position serves as the immediate contact for all internal and external customers and works closely with the physician to resolve patient needs in a timely manner.
Major responsibilities include:
Verifies initial data entered by intake staff into the electronic record system.
Supports documentation of management of clinical care including ordering of diagnostic tests, labs, x-rays, and medications, referrals, procedures and treatments.
Assists physician completion of surgery scheduling as required.
Assists in the documentation and education of the patient in their plan of care.
Documents patient care services by charting in the patient record.
Documents therapeutic procedures, dressing changes and wound management.
Submits copies of medical notes to the patient’s Primary Care Provider (PCP).
Supports response to telephone inquiries of patients.
Works with the healthcare team by providing information and education.
Completes superbill documentation.
Have at least one year of experience as a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant or a related job in a hospital or healthcare facility;
Maintain confidentiality at all times;
Have a strong ability to prioritize and multitask;
Have ability to type 65 words/minute;
Have excellent patient care/customer service skills.
Experience with casting.
High School Diploma or GED with related experience or training as a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant;
Medical Assistant Registration/Certification or eligible to obtain is required;
Current BLS certification.
Spectrum Medical Group is looking for a seasoned clinical operations professional to join its Central Orthopaedics Division, Central Maine Orthopaedics. Reporting to the Executive Director of Clinical Services, the Divisional Operating Officer is responsible for supporting the development, implementation and management of the day-to-day operations of the Division. The qualified candidate will assist our physicians and Executive Director in strategic planning, practice governance, business development activities, budget and revenue management and policy enforcement. Through the management of an operational leadership team, this role provides administrative oversight and business management support for all aspects of the clinic, ambulatory surgery center, physical therapy/occupational therapy, imaging and revenue cycle. Also charged with creating and promoting a culture that reflects the Company’s values, encourages good performance, and rewards productivity. This position works closely with corporate resources to manage marketing, financial, facility, information systems, human resource, risk management, quality and compliance functions for the Division. If you are interested in joining a team of professionals supporting Maine’s largest physician-owned, multi-specialty physician healthcare organization, this is the opportunity for you!
- 8-10 years of clinical based, physician practice, or other healthcare setting administrative/operational experience.
- Minimum of Bachelors in healthcare administration, related field, or related experience; Master’s degree preferred.
- Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
- Analytical and computer skills associated with financial modeling and budgeting.
- Ability to work and interface with both administrative and clinical professionals and support staff.
Central Maine Orthopaedics (CMO), a division of Spectrum Medical Group, is seeking a per diem Perioperative Registered Nurse to work in our Ambulatory Surgery Center. This position emcompases all three phases of surgery (the pre-, intra-, and post-opertive stages). The Perioperative Nurse provides, manages, teaches and studies the care of patienits undergoing surgery or other invasive procedures. This position will collaborate with the providers within the facility to ensure the patients’ needs and care requirements are articulated and met.
Current Maine RN license;
BLS certified (current); Will be ACLS certified, or obtain within 6 months of hire;
Two or more years ER, PACU, and/or Med/Surg experience;
Will understand the needs of an orthopaedic surgical patient for outpatient care;
Will exhibit a high level of critical thinking skills;
Will demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and the ability to collaborate with physicians and other team members;
Will demonstrate the ability to collaborate with our Orthopaedic clinic to facilitate a solid continuum of care;
Will possess leadership ability.
This is a per diem benefit eligible position with completive pay and an outstanding benefits package: 401(k) and profit sharing plan, We are an equal opportunity employer.