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We appreciate your interest in employment with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky. We make it our goal to hire dedicated staff focused on providing quality care and customer service to the patients we serve. Individuals who wish to be considered for a job opening should complete DAK’s electronic employment application. The employment application can be accessed by clicking on the “Apply” button listed within each position below.  When applying for a position, please make sure to complete each field on the application, marking N/A if the question does not apply. After completing the application you will receive an email confirmation that your application was received.

Applications are reviewed by the Human Resources Office and may be forwarded to hiring managers for consideration. If we determine your qualifications meet the needs of the position, the Human Resources staff or the hiring manager may contact you for further information or to schedule an interview. Therefore, it is important to provide current contact information when completing the application.

If you apply for a position in which you are not qualified for or apply for a position in which we do not have a current opening, your application will be filed.

For additional questions regarding job openings contact the Human Resources Office at (859) 977-2335.

 Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title: Clinical Assistant/Scribe

Reports to: Clinical Manager/Practice Administrator

Department: Clinical

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Hourly)

 

Medical Scribe Summary: Responsible for summarizing and transcribing medical information into electronic health records (EHR) during medical visits and procedures for physicians and midlevel providers. Must quickly achieve high proficiency and speed with EHR. Must keep up with a fast-paced, high volume environment of 40+ patient encounters per day. With training, ensures that documentation meets standards for insurance and billing. Coordinates letters to referring physicians. Primary goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician and alleviate the provider’s administrative burden.

The ability to listen, summarize, and type information in correctly is essential. Good judgment, organizational ability, initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to be self-motivated are especially important. Excellent skills in typing, spelling, punctuation, and grammar are required. Good attendance is an essential element of this job. Must be able to anticipate physician needs to facilitate the flow of clinic.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Education/Experience: Medical assisting diploma or 2 years of college. Experience with EHR in a clinical role preferred. Transcription, clinical assisting, or nursing experience may also be helpful.   Completion of Certified Dermatology Technician course required within 90 days of hire, unless employee has current nursing license or certificate in medical assisting.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities for a Medical Scribe:

Accurately and thoroughly document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician, including but not limited to:

  • Onsite to see patients.
  • Patient medical history and physical exam,
  • Procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including nurses and physician assistants,
  • Patient education and explanations of risks and benefits,
  • Physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient or family members for self-care and follow-up
  • Prepare referral letters as directed by the physician. Ensure that letters are mailed or faxed on a daily basis to all physicians involved in a patient’s care, and with all copies of pertinent reports or tests attached. Research contact information for referring physicians, coordinate referrals, prepare operative reports, make phone calls, and other clerical tasks as assigned.
  • Spot mistakes or inconsistencies in medical documentation and correct the information in order to reduce errors. All addenda must be signed off by a physician. Ensure that all clinical data, lab or other test results, the interpretation of the results by the physician are recorded accurately in the medical record. Alert physician when chart is incomplete.
  • Utilize medical coding training provided by the practice to assist provider in selecting medical codes consistent with the visit documentation.
  • Comply with specific standards that apply to the style of medical records and to the legal and ethical requirements for preparing medical documents and for keeping patient information confidential.
  • Collect, organize and catalog data for Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System and other quality improvement efforts and format for submission. Assist in developing and maintaining systems to track patient follow up and compliance.
  • Proofread and edit all the physician’s medical documents for accuracy, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Clinical Assistant Summary:  Assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direct supervision of the Provider by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities for a Clinical Assistant:

  • Onsite to see patients.
  • Interview patients while recording and updating medical information and medications in Encite.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Check and respond to patient messages via phone and in Encite.
  • Drape patients with covering and position instruments and equipment.
  • Hand instruments and materials to Provider as directed.
  • Scribe while Provider is diagnosing patient if scribe is unavailable or out for the day.
  • Enter prescriptions electronically as the Provider instructs
  • Enter and maintain patients in i-Pledge system for Accutane patients.
  • Send insurance/pharmacy refill requests and prior authorizations for medications
  • Clean, package, and sterilizes instruments using proper safety techniques.
  • Inventory and order medical supplies and materials for exam and procedure rooms.
  • Disinfect, stock, and shut down exam/procedure rooms.
  • Assist the Provider with lasers and other equipment under the supervision of the Provider
  • Communicates with Provider regarding all patient care
  • All changes to patient scheduling must be authorized by management or Provider
  • Administer routine diagnostic tests or call medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests.
  • Prepare syringes and give injections or treatments
  • Notify patients of biopsy results via letter or phone, after Provider review and authorization
  • Draw blood when necessary, performs routine laboratory tests and enter labs into the computer
  • Schedule appointments and patch tests, enter results into card site and print out card list for patient
  • Verify that Provider documented services on fee ticket before patient leaves the room.
  • Travel to any or all outside clinics when necessary, which includes Frankfort, Mt. Sterling & Somerset.
  • Must be available whenever physician or provider is working. Saturdays, early mornings, late evenings may be required. Day travel to satellite clinics may be required on a regular basis. 

 Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Job Title: Patient Service Representative/Front Desk

Department: Patient Services

Reports To:  Patient Service Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 Summary Provides support with the daily activities of a medical office including filing, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, registration, and patient referrals by performing the following duties.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Answers telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage slip for response by medical personnel.
  • Schedules appointments and enters appointment date and time into computerized scheduler with a high rate of accuracy.
  • Provides exemplary customer service; treats patients and coworkers with courtesy and discretion. Greets and directs patients, salespeople, and visitors.
  • Registers patients by verifying that patient’s record is up to date and accurate. Makes appropriate changes in computer system.
  • Enters confidential personal health information and financial information into computerized system with a high rate of accuracy. Complies with federal and local laws in ensuring patient privacy.
  • Collects payment from patients, applies payments and adjustments to patient accounts in the computer system, and reconciles daily cash reports.
  • Reviews medical records for completeness, assembles records into standard order, and files records in designated areas according to applicable alphabetic and numeric filing systems.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED required); Must have previous customer service and/or medical office experience.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Job Title:  Patient Accounts Representative/Accounts Receivable Specialist

Department: Patient Accounts

Reports To: Patient Accounts Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly

Summary:  To review and appeal outstanding claims and conduct annual provider chart audits.

Essential Duties:

  •  Regular in attendance.
  • Research and coordinate payment of outstanding claims for third party payers as assigned.
  • Advise Patient Accounts Manager of trends in A/R issues and problems within department and offer suggestions to resolve the problems.
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies in incorrect or missing information that results in claim rejections (patient insurance information, patient demographic information, etc.)
  • Process primary, secondary and tertiary claims to submit electronically through assigned clearinghouses daily. Print any paper claims that are not sent electronically. Prepare and mail secondary insurance claims.
  • Process credit card payments received via telephone &/or mail daily and run batch report at the end of day.
  • Answer billing related questions for patients, physicians and staff, via phone & face to face.
  • Prepare correspondences to send to patients and third-party payers as needed.
  • Research and resolve credit balances for patients and third-party payers.
  • Process refunds for patients and third-party payers.
  • Print, review and adjust small balances on weekly Minimum Balance Report.
  • Print, review and apply patient payments on weekly Unapplied Payment Report.
  • Follow up on proof of insurance received after patients are seen in the office (update patient insurance information upon receipt & attach to unbilled claims).
  • Assist with various tasks during staffing shortages. These duties may include but are not limited to the following:   opening mail, process checks for deposit, prepare income journal, obtaining pre-authorizations, posting physician, facility and pathology charges, filing claims, posting patient and insurance payments, following up on outstanding accounts/claims, processing delinquent accounts, coordinating collection activities, return mail due to bad addresses.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality in regard to patients’ accounts status.
  • Participate in approved educational activities.
  • Research and coordinate payment of outstanding claims for third party payers, as assigned.
  • Conduct annual audits of providers’ chart documentation.  Audit notes independently using standard E&M audit form and Additional Compliance Questions form, meet with co-auditor to verify results, and meet with providers individually to review results.  Code charges & file claims once audit is completed.  Determine when re-audits are necessary.
  • Advise Patient Accounts Manager of trended relevant A/R issues and of specific problems within the patient accounts department and offer suggestions to resolve the problems.
  • Answer billing related questions for patients, physicians and other DAK staff.
  • Research and resolve credit balances for patients and third-party payers.  Process refunds for patients and third-party payers.
  • Assist with various tasks during staffing shortages.  These duties may include but are not limited to the following:  filing claims, processing mail, following up on outstanding accounts and claims, processing delinquent accounts, coordinating collection activities, obtaining pre-authorizations.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality in regard to patients’ accounts status.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:  High school graduate or equivalent.  Some college preferred but not required.  Minimum of six months experience in medical office setting is required.  Coding certification (CPC or CDC) required.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Board Certified and Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon Needed for Lexington/Somerset, KY

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC needs an additional Mohs surgeon to meet patient demand.   Position starts in Summer 2023 but will consider a sooner start for the right candidate.

Seeking a fellowship-trained surgeon to perform Mohs and excisions four days per week.    Must be a team-oriented physician dedicated to exceptional patient care.   Outstanding facial reconstruction skills are essential.  This is a partner track position in a practice committed to remaining physician-owned and physician-led.

  • Case load: 10 or more cases per day 4 days per week. 3 days in Lexington and 1 day in Somerset.  ASC access 2 days per week.
  • Strong referral base: The practice includes a strong base of 6 general dermatologists, 5 midlevel providers, satellite offices across the region, plus referrals from more than 30 providers in the community.
  • Quality Care: Ambulatory Surgery Center licensed by the state, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and accredited by AAAHC. Laboratory is CLIA certified and College of American Pathologists accredited.  We have an ideal setting for large and complicated repairs.
  • Experienced Staff: Mohs histotechs with a combined 30+ years of experience.  Large support staff includes RNs and surgical technicians.
  • Partnership: Available after two years, includes lucrative property investment opportunity.

Lexington, KY is known as the “Horse Capital of the World” and is renowned for University of Kentucky basketball, bourbon, and bluegrass.  Lexington has been recognized for its low cost of living, excellent schools, and thriving culinary scene.  Nearby outdoor attractions include the Red River Gorge to the east and Lake Cumberland in Somerset.  Urban centers Cincinnati and Louisville are a short drive away.

For more information, please send your CV to mdjobs@daklex.com.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Apply Now
DAK Locations

108 Diagnostic Drive
Suite A
Frankfort, KY 40601
(859) 263-4444

611 Tighlman Way
Suite B
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 263-4444

120 Trade Park Drive
Suite B
Somerset, KY 42503
(859) 263-4444

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