Clinical Assistant: Schedules clinical appointments, obtains authorizations for imaging, records and returns messages for physicians; the clinical assistant serves as the liaison between the patient and the doctor.
Billing: This is a full-time position. Billing utilizes ICD (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT codes to bill for services provided by the surgeons. Learns billing practices of specialists (such as credentialing, insurance verification, data entry, etc.)
Medical Scribe: This is a full-time position. Works two-three days in clinic taking notes in patient room with doctors. Works the remaining days in office transcribing doctors notes and working on creating patient’s health record.
Research Assistant: Focus on data collection both in clinic and over the phone. Conduct research in the form of patient interviews in order to collect pre- and post-surgical outcomes. Research assistants will also be responsible for performing day to day management of the clinical research databases.
Research Coordinator: Focuses on data analysis. Assists the Director of Clinical Research for Providence Hospital’s ACGME Neurosurgical Residency program to develop and execute clinical research projects. Coordinators are responsible for assisting in the design, data collection, analysis, and all auxiliary tasks necessary to facilitate the successful completion of their assigned resident’s research projects. Supplements Michigan State’s DO medical school and works closely with residents to aid research and get their work published.