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With 100+ physicians in 20 specialties, Collom & Carney Clinic serves the healthcare needs of more than 200,000 active patients. This "Physician Owned" group has been a staple in East Texas for the past 70 years. Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has recognized Collom & Carney as a better performer in the "Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups." The clinic has received this distinction since 1998, the first year criteria was developed for this award. The clinic has always maintained a standard of professionalism and excellence, yet within a friendly working environment. All of our physicians are provided with the best resources available, including state-of-the-art equipment, superior staff support, and administrative assistance.

 


Job Openings


RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

M-F 8AM TO 5PM

Summary Of Position And Responsibilities

Must have ARRT and a valid Texas State License. 

 

Submission of an application should not be construed as an offer and does not automatically result in your being selected for the position. The goal of the Clinic continues to be to place the best qualified applicant in the position.

Collom & Carney Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Case Management

M-F 8-5

Strategically manage services for specified patient population. Provide a focus on wellness, prevention, and efficient care through the coordination with patients, their families, and physicians. The education of the patient and his/her family will be incorporated into the care plan after careful assessment of the patient’s knowledge base, home life, and post-acute resources. The Case Manager will play a vital role in the clinical, financial and education of patients and will ensure these aspects are all considered simultaneously throughout the continuum of care. The Case Manager will ensure the patient receives the right services at the right level of care and will assist the patient in navigating their own care at an optimum level.

1. The ability to demonstrate knowledge and effectiveness of Case Management principles in the following health care areas; processes, relationships, management, community resources, service delivery, psychosocial interventions and all other areas of Case Management.
2. Design and develop a process of identifying patients in need of ongoing surveillance, tracking and screening for development of further complication and follow-up in partnership with the health care team.
3. Coordinates with patient, families, and health care teams to develop a mutually agreeable plan of care that meets the needs of the individual patient.
4. Research the healthcare environment for innovative concepts and best practices and develops practical applications for quality improvement.
5. Develop and maintain processed to improve transitions of care, focusing on hospital and ED discharges as well as post acute care facility usage and interactions with specialists.
6. Develop and maintain processes measuring the patient experience, clinical quality measures and utilization management that drive the cost of care.
7. Keep patients well informed by telephone and in writing of activities/case summaries.
8. Demonstrate sensitivity to issues and show pro-active behavior in addressing client and patient needs.
9. Promotes health education and provides literature to patients to enhance understanding of a condition, treatment or procedure.
10. Assist patients in addressing questions to their physician.
11. Coordinate services for the patient population having a health risk or chronic condition to include screening and on-going monitoring.
12. Utilize appropriate community health care resources to maximize patients healthcare outcomes.
13. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA requirements.
14. Document clinical information completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
15. Other duties as assigned.

1. Current LVN/LPN license.
2. Experience with Medicare population a strong plus.
3. Must possess a working knowledge of CPT/ICD-10 codes.
4. Two – three years experience of utilization or Case Management preferred.
5. Knowledge of managed care principles regarding legal and regulatory requirements and confidentiality preferred.
6. Must have excellent communications and presentations skills.
7. Demonstrates diplomacy and professionalism when dealing with staff or patients.
8. Knowledge of primary care a plus

Radiology / Mammography Technologist

8-5 Mon through Fri

Must be ARRT or registry eligible.  Must possess a current Texas License.

2 years experience as Mammography Technologist preferred

Salary is dependent upon experience

 

RECEPTIONIST

Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Starting salary - $12.00 an hour

LVN/LPN FLOAT NURSE

Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Under direct general supervision of Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner, the Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) is to assist and perform general nursing duties in the course of providing care and treatment of patients in the office setting. Pleasant, courteous disposition with the ability to work with patients as well as employees and physicians. Professional in conduct and appearance.

  1. Current nursing licensure with the State Of Texas or Arkansas.
  2. Computer knowledge.
  3. Good interpersonal skills.
  4. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  5. Experience with electronic health record a plus.

LPN/LVN for Dr. Blane Graves / College Drive

Mon. - Fri. 8am to 5pm

Must have current Texas License.  Please submit resume to smcgough@collom-carney.com

PATIENT ACCOUNT CLERK

Mon. - Fri. 8am to 5pm

1. To work one on one with the patient if for any reason the patient is not aware of a balance on account.
2. Key collection reports when needed.
3. Key batches and blue mail when needed.
4. Step in for Supervisor when she is out of office.
5. Verify benefits on various procedures and treatments.
6. Calls patients with benefits.

  1. Answers telephones in department.
  2. Performs clerical duties such as filing.
  3. Works under minimal supervision within general policies and standards of the clinic.
  4. Follows instructions of immediate supervisor.
  5. Attends clinic and/or department meetings as scheduled.
  6. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the department manager.

 

1. Pleasant, friendly disposition with the ability to work well with patients.
2. Awareness of need for discretion and for keeping confidential all matters relating to
clinic, employees and the patients.
3. Intelligence to use judgement and initiative determining the course of action with
patient accounts.
4. Ability to handle stressful situations while remaining calm and helpful.
5. Tact and diplomacy when dealing with patients.
6. Representing clinic in professional, courteous manner.
7. Able to accept new ideas and implement change in department.

CMA - Dermatology / Dr. Gaylor

M-F; 8-5

Must be a Certified Medical Assistant

 

 

LVN/LPN - DERMATOLOGY - DR. GAYLOR

Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Must have current license.  

Ophthalmology Technician

Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Assist the professional medical staff in providing care for the patient by performing ophthalmic procedures and other tasks within the guidelines set to provide quality health care to each individual.  

 

Prefer an applicant with Ophthalmic experience, but will train.

 

 

High School Graduate or equivalent.

Medical background experience desirable

Certified Ophthalmic Technician desirable

 

 

RECEPTIONIST - RADIOLOGY

M-F 8-5

 To perform the clerical functions of the Radiology Technician positions enabling them to better utilize their time with the patient.

1. Check in patients:  order charge ticket, order label, mark charge ticket, type patient an identification card.
2. Escort patient to dressing room, instruct how to undress for their exam.  Assist the elderly and handicapped patients with dressing and undressing.
3. Answer four phone lines.
4. Schedule appointments for mammograms, bone density, fluoroscopy, CT scans, and sonograms (ultrasounds).
5. Pull x-ray film and /or report for Doctors and nurses when requested.
6. Pull requested film, make copies and mail to outside Doctors and facilities.
7. Fax reports to requesting doctors.
8. Box up material to be shred on a routine basis.
9. Process mammograms questionnaires daily.
10. Check charge tickets to make sure there is one for every procedure.
11. Deliver reports twice daily to doctors offices.
12. Pick up x-ray film daily at doctors offices.
13. Send outside films back weekly.
14. Do a monthly call and request for Collom & Carney films on loan to other facilities.
15. Instruct patients in regard to the preps for their exams and give the proper preparation kits.
16. Help patient fill out release forms and questionnaires.
17. Post dictation for bone density reports.
18. Checks orders for next day for RQI’s and diagnosis.

1. High School Graduate or equivalent.
2. Typing and computer skills helpful.
3. Medical background helpful.

PRECERT/REFERRAL CLERK

M-F 8am - 5pm

Communicates with nursing staff, Precert/Referral Department and Physician offices to obtain referrals. Processes all “same-day” or “next day” prior authorization/pre-certifications for diagnostic procedures, and medication infusions/injections as ordered by the physician. Pleasant, courteous disposition with the ability to communicate effectively with insurance representatives as well as patients, employees and physicians. Professional in conduct and appearance.

1. Completes referral requests and files referral forms.
2. Ensures Referral order is entered into the Orders Management Module of the EHR.
3. Uses EHR Tasking to communicate ordered referrals to Pre-cert/Referral Dept.
4. Follows up on referral and ensures appointment date and time and communicates to patient.
5. Ensures post referral documentation is received and seen by physician and sent to HIM for Scanning.
6. Completes the referral in Orders Management Module to close Referral loop.
7. Contacts patients’ insurance companies by phone or use of Internet to acquire the pre-cert/prior-authorization information and allowed benefits for scheduled procedure.
8. Documents on the pre-cert form the date, person spoken to, allowable benefits and authorized pre-cert number.
9. Records authorization number in EHR.
10. Keeps a record on each contact with insurance companies by computer and file notes.
11. Faxes pre-cert information to hospital admissions as needed.
12. Answers telephone identifying self.
13. Returns phone calls in timely manner.
14. Floats to other areas as needed.
15. Disposes of biohazard waste according to clinic policy.
16. Uses universal precautions and personal protective equipment as needed.
17. Follows approved Electronic Health Record Security standards as outlined by Information Systems department.
18. Keeps work station neat and clean.
19. Attends OSHA and Fire Safety training annually.

1. High school education or equivalent.
2. Computer knowledge.
3. Good interpersonal skills.
4. Previous medical experience required.

 

 

MT, MLT OR MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN

M-F 8-5

IMMEDIATE OPENING

MT (CLS) OR MLT (CLT)

FOR BUSY LABORATORY

HOURS:  8:00 A.M – 5:00 P.M. or until finished

MONDAY – FRIDAY

SOME SATURDAYS REQUIRED

MUST BE FLEXIBLE AND RELIABLE

 

COLLOM AND CARNEY CLINIC

5002 COWHORN CREEK

TEXARKANA, TEXAS  75503

 (903) 614-3073

LVN/LPN OR CMA - FAMILY PRACTICE - DR. TARPLEY/WESTSIDE

M-F 8-5

Must have current license. 

LVN/LPN - PEDIATRICS FOR DR. CLARK GREEN

M-F 8-5

Must have current license.  

LPN/LVN for DR. HOWARD BROWN/ORTHOPEDICS

M-F 8-5

Must have current LPN/LVN license. 

HOSPITAL CENSUS CODER

M-F 8AM TO 5 PM

To perform the necessary clerical work for recording business transactions within the clinic and contact with departments by telephone regarding questions about these transactions.

  1. Work incoming Hospital tickets turned in on a daily basis by all departments of Main Clinic and Satellite Clinics.
  2. Must check for charges and diagnosis on each form. Be familiar with levels, quantities, etc.
  3. Must make sure appropriate diagnosis are marked for each procedure marked.
  4. Preferred knowledge with CPT and ICD–10 coding. 
  5. Must be familiar with Medicare newsletters and medical necessity codes.
  6. Rotate, on a monthly basis, different department hospital charge tickets with co-worker to stay current on various CPT codes by specialty.
  7. Prepare tickets for Data Entry by batching. Hashing of procedure codes Sorting by department/ group/ doctor.
  8. And any other related departmental duties for Data Department.

 

 

GENERAL DUTIES

 

  1. Works under minimal supervision within general policies and standard practices of the Clinic
  2. Follows instructions of immediate supervisor
  3. Attends Clinic and/or department meetings as required
  4. Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or Administrator

 

  1. Pleasant, friendly disposition with the ability to get along with patients, physicians and co-workers
  2. MUST have physician experience coding at least 2 years.
  3. Awareness of need for discretion and for keeping confidential all matters relating to the clinic, the employees and the patients.
  4. Intelligence to use judgement and initiative determining course of action with a patient.
  5. Ability to handle stressful situation while remaining calm.
  6. Exhibits a cooperative, helpful manner toward co-workers.
  7. Possesses knowledge of clinic procedures and routines pertaining to the business office.

MRI TECHNOLOGIST

M-F 8-5

Must be ARRT with Texas License required. MR credentials preferred. Salary dependent upon experience.

Submission of an application should not be construed as an offer and does not automatically result in you being selected for the position.  The goal of the Clinic continues to be to place the best qualified applicant in the position.  

Collom & Carney Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PART-TIME/NO BENEFITS LAB RECEPTIONIST

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 8am - 2pm

PART-TIME/NO BENEFITS PRE-REGISTRATION CLERK

M - Th; 3pm-7pm

PRN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

Weekends

Must have ARRT and a valid Texas State License. 

 

Submission of an application should not be construed as an offer and does not automatically result in your being selected for the position. The goal of the Clinic continues to be to place the best qualified applicant in the position.

Collom & Carney Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

LVN/LPN - INTERNAL MEDICINE - DR. SCHADE

M-F, 8-5

Under direct general supervision of Physician the Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) is to assist and perform general nursing duties in the course of providing care and treatment of patients in the office setting. Pleasant, courteous disposition with the ability to work with patients as well as employees and physicians. Professional in conduct and appearance.

Please contact Angela Bonner at 903-614-3208 for more details.

PRE-CERT CLERK - EYE INSTITUTE

M-F 8-5