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Employment Opportunities

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 the “Apply” button next to the available position, under the Current Openings section 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.

Current Openings

Job Title: Clinical Assistant

Department: Clinical

Reports To: Clinical Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Punctuality.
  • 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
  • Inject local anesthesia for surgery or biopsies
  • 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, Beaumont & Somerset.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or equivalent required and completion of a Medical Assisting Program, or Associates Degree, or prior patient care. Active certification (CMA, RMA) OR if not currently certified, new employee must agree to complete Dermatology Technician Certification within 3 months of employment is also required.

Other Qualifications

CPR Certification preferred but not required

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/Benefits Specialist

Reports to: Patient Accounts Manager

Department: Patient Accounts

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Hourly)

Summary: This position will be a vital member of the patient accounts department and will be responsible for helping to ensure DAK is compliant and accurate in all patient account transactions.

Essential Duties:

  • Punctual and reliable 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities: Fundamental knowledge of medical coding and billing required. Must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook and be able to operate general office equipment including computer, scanner and fax. Strong communication skills, organizational skills, analytical skills, excel in all areas of mathematics and attention to detail also required. Must also be proficient with 10-key calculator, 8,000 keystrokes per hour or higher. Must have the ability to enter a large volume of charges and demographic information with typing speed of 50 wpm or higher with accuracy. Must possess strong initiative to complete tasks within designated timeframes and be able to exercise sound judgment for the purpose of making decisions. Prior customer service experience is required.

Education/Experience: High school diploma required and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a medical office setting. Candidate must have experience filing and posting electronic claims, claims follow-up which includes filing appeals and redeterminations, patient and insurance collections, prior authorization for surgical procedures and EHR. Completion of post-secondary training/education in medical billing and coding or accounting field is highly preferred.

Requirements are representative of minimal levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the abilities and/or aptitudes required by the job.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

 

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
DAK Locations

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

100 Sterling Way
Suite #3
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 263-4444

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

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