CARTI is unique because our culture and our colleagues are unique.

As caregivers and colleagues, we believe that nothing less than our best is ever acceptable. From office staff to caregivers, CARTI colleagues are an amazing group of people who genuinely care for the people they serve—as well as the ones who serve beside them.

Please check back periodically, as new jobs are posted as they come open. We look forward to receiving your application for employment and exploring any opportunities for you to join the CARTI family as we bring the fight to cancer.


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Assistant Administrator

JOB SUMMARY:  Under general direction of the CARTI President and CEO, assists in the administration of CARTI by managing and coordinating in assigned areas/departments; oversees assigned projects at the main Cancer Center and locations around the State; directs the activities of assigned departments and performs other related work as required.

 SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Directs, manages and coordinates the overall operation of assigned organizational programs and services.
  2. Develops policies and procedures for the effective operation of healthcare services and initiates corrective action if services do not meet standards
  3. Meets with the department managers and division heads regarding department operational issues; answers questions and provides information regarding state, federal, The Joint Commission (TJC) regulations and departmental and policies and procedures.
  4. Supervise and oversee the work of assigned areas/departments.
  5. Assists in coordinating CARTI operating activities with other federal, state, and county agencies as necessary.
  6. Conducts studies and recommends adjustments in the organization, staffing, systems and procedures to improve organizational efficiencies, customer service, and patient care.
  7. Develops and oversees the annual budget for assigned areas.
  8. Develops managerial skills of department managers and supervisors in the organization as needed.
  9. Assists the CEO with strategic planning initiatives as needed.
  10. Conducts special investigations and participates on committees considering and developing recommendations for the solution of problems having an organization-wide impact.
  11. Develops and supervises the launch of new CARTI locations as well as the implementation of new CARTI services.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. MBA/MHA preferred

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Any combination of experience, education and/or training which substantially demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

  1. Plan, organize and direct the operation of various CARTI projects, services or business units as appropriate.
  2. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports regarding operation of assigned areas
  3. Research, analyze and resolve complex staffing and financial issues
  4. Interpret, establish and implement policies and procedures
  5. Work effectively and cooperatively with physicians, leaders, team members, and patients

 REASONING ABILITY:

  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  1. Must interact and communicate both verbally and in written form.
  2. Must interact and exchange information regarding patients with physicians and other departmental personnel, and outside agencies on a frequent basis while respecting the confidentiality of patient information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  2. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • This position involves potential exposure to infectious diseases.  Team members are offered appropriate vaccinations and safety training.

Director, Health Information Management (HIM)

FULL-TIME EXEMPT POSITION

JOB SUMMARY:  The Director of Health Information Management is responsible for coordinating, overseeing all related health information management functions, including Medical Records, Cancer Registry, and Transcription. 

 SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Analyzes, troubleshoots and measures performance for processes affecting Health Information.
  2. Determines opportunities for improvement and facilitates process improvement projects to affect change in order to achieve best practices and ensure consistency and compliance throughout the organization.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge and application of established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
  4. Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice; commits to continuous learning for themselves.
  5. Develops and fosters continuous learning for members of his/her team.
  6. Promotes a culture of safety and strong communication for patients and employees.
  7. Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization.
  8. Monitors health information management systems and enforce the healthcare system’s standards for data quality.
  9. Develops health information policies and procedures.
  10. Monitors changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect health information and medical staff.
  11. Serves as an internal consultant on health information management issues including release of information, confidentiality, information security, information storage and retrieval, and record retention as well as authorship and authentication of health record documentation, standardization of medical vocabularies, and use of classification systems.
  12. Keeps current with proposed federal and state statues and regulatory requirements which may impact the facilities Health Information.
  13. Acts as an educator to the clinical staff in regards to Medical Records Documentation standards, other Health Information topics.
  14. Monitors, reports and identifies discrepancies, inconsistencies, issues and potential problems within the department.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  Responsible for coordination and overseeing of all health information management functions, including Medical Records, Transcription and Cancer Registry Departments.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Administrator (RHIA) Certification
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Administration or other acceptable Bachelor’s degree judged in context of professional experience and advanced degrees required.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Five (5) or more years of health information management experience.
  2. Working knowledge of Microsoft computer applications; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  3. Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills required; excellent business judgment, decision making, and business savvy are also essential.
  4. Strong understanding and knowledge of regulatory requirements; CMS, HHS, HIPAA Privacy
  5. Experience working collaboratively with IT, Finance, Compliance, Managed Care, Business and Clinical Operations are important.
  6. Strong understanding and appreciation for the automation of the revenue cycle functions and the engagement of the customer in that automated process.

 REASONING ABILITY:

  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  1. Must interact and communicate both verbally and in written form.
  2. Must interact and exchange information regarding patients with physicians and other departmental personnel, and outside agencies on a frequent basis while respecting the confidentiality of patient information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  2. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • This position involves potential exposure to infectious diseases.  Team members are offered appropriate vaccinations and safety training.

Director, Business Office

FULL-TIME EXEMPT POSITION

JOB SUMMARY:

The Business Office Director is responsible for all Coding, Billing, Cash Posting, Insurance Follow Up and Denial Management under the guidance of the VP of Revenue Cycle.  The Director will work directly with staff and management to produce reports and compile key performance indicator reports to manage the operation and its functions.  The Director will work with an external coding company and collection vendor and will manage the vendor productivity and operation.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Works with 3M and Coding personnel to resolve billing issues related to CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding issues.
  2. Secures, maintains and distributes the most current coding/billing information and changes.
  3. Responsible for the follow up of billing and account management of denied/rejected claims.
  4. Manage and or perform billing post denial rejections review to correction claims for appropriate disbursement.
  5. Conduct comprehensive insurance follow-up in accordance with policy/procedure to ensure operational effectiveness.
  6. Provide and or manage effective communication with all payers for resolving claim disputes.
  7. Prepare appeal letters and track case until resolved.
  8. Analyze denied claims and report billing, coding and registration errors.
  9. Monitors productivity to assure targets are being met.
  10. Orientates and trains staff; evaluates performance, takes personnel action as required.
  11. Provides ongoing training and education to Coding Specialist in third party billing requirements and coding rules.
  12. Monitor insurance payments to ensure accurate reimbursement.
  13. Identifies incorrect carrier payments, prepares documentation and appeal underpayment of claims.
  14. Manages and ensures that billing and appeals are filed timely.
  15. Perform refunds for overpayment.
  16. Monitors denied/rejected claims for trends and provides feedback to appropriate personnel to reduce the denied claims volume.
  17. Maintains payor communications file; responds to inquiries from payors and patients regarding insurance claims status.
  18. Interacts with Coding Personnel to resolve billing issues related to CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding issues.
  19. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  20. Responsible for analyzing and monitoring high dollar accounts and accounts aged over 90 days in alignment with corporate financial goals through system reporting tools.
  21. Monitor staff performance through productivity reports and implement training and action plans as appropriate.
  22. Recruits, hires, and manages business office staff and evaluates performance to identify training opportunities, performance improvement plans and merit increases.
  23. Acts as liaison between physicians, administration, and financial department.
  24. Implements Reimbursement Policies and Procedures to maximize efficiency. Ensures compliance with appropriate industry regulations.
  25. Maintains working knowledge of applicable laws and payer regulations and communicate changes to the business office staff for billing and follow up team.
  26. Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients, medical staff, finances and cost effective health care delivery issues.
  27. Hold monthly staff meetings with agenda and minutes.
  28. Contribute to the development of department budget.
  29. Develop a departmental training tool and guide keeping current with changes as they arise.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  2. Minimum ten (10) years of medical billing management experience healthcare/clinic environment.
  3. Minimum four (4) years Revenue Cycle management experience.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Knowledge of organization policies and procedures
  2. Knowledge in state and federal health care regulations and programs
  3. Knowledge of records management, coding, managed care, and A/R policies and processes
  4. Knowledge of fiscal management
  5. Knowledge of billing and collections of various insurance payors
  6. Knowledge of registration processes and impact on revenue cycle
  7. Skilled in exercising strong leadership, analytical, problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  8. Skill in identifying and resolving problems
  9. Ability to communicate effectively regarding fiscal policies
  10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with all customers, co-workers, staff, and physicians
  11. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to customers, co-workers, staff, and physicians

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

This individual must be able to work under pressure and be proactive as well as resourceful.  Confidentiality is crucial for this role.  Expert verbal and written communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.  This multi-tasker must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, display a high level of professionalism and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a clinic of diverse people and patients.  Loyalty and respect for all physicians, patients and co-workers is mandatory for this position.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Directs the activities of the Business Operations Department

Promote integration of areas and divisions, promote collaboration.

REASONING ABILITY:

  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  1. Must interact and communicate both verbally and in written form.
  2. Must interact and exchange information regarding patients with physicians and other departmental personnel, and outside agencies on a frequent basis while respecting the confidentiality of patient information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  2. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • This position involves potential exposure to infectious diseases. Colleagues are offered appropriate vaccinations and safety training.

Director, Patient Advocacy

JOB SUMMARY:  Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, supports the financial portion of the patient care experience through collaboration with other departments, coordination of the needs of the patients, scheduling of appointments, accurate and timely verification of insurance eligibility and benefits, obtaining pre-certification, and registration. Estimates, communicates, and collects patient financial responsibility, educating the patient of financial programs/opportunities and timely follow up. Ensures compliance of payer regulations and actively works open denial reports to ensure appropriate and timely payment.  Under the direction of the VP of Revenue Cycle. Responsible for all outside provider referrals, pre-certification, eligibility, verification of benefits, collection of eligible co-pays, and overall patient financial counseling.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree, preferred

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Five (5) years of hospital business office experience or three to five (3-5) years’ registration experience.
  2. Medical terminology
  3.  Insurance Knowledge
  4. Computer skills
  5. Strong knowledge of third party insurance
  6. Ability to follow through and troubleshoot
  7. Attention to detail
  8. Customer Service skills
  9. Organizational skills
  10. Ability to work well within a team and ability to motivate all team members

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Special projects as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  Responsible for direct supervision of Financial Counselors, Switchboard, CRO, Pre-Registration and Pre-Certification

Medical Oncology Physician


MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PHYSICIAN

OPPORTUNITY IN LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (CARTI) is seeking a full-time Medical Oncologist offering competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits.  One to three years of experience is preferred; motivated new graduates are welcome to apply.  Role will join a well-rounded team of twelve medical and eight radiation oncologists, diagnostic imaging physicians and surgical oncologists as well as extensive support staff, which will benefit patients with research, pharmacy and labs onsite. Join the dedicated team of compassionate caregivers at CARTI’s beautiful, state-of-the-art cancer care destination in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Serving as the hub of its statewide network of cancer care providers, the new CARTI Cancer Center is a world-class, multi-disciplinary facility offering medical, surgical and radiation oncology as well as diagnostic and interventional radiology.  With 275,000 square feet dedicated to imaging, infusion, research and support programs, the new center allows physicians the ability to provide comprehensive treatment under one roof, providing physical, emotional and financial benefits to the patient.

Arkansas, the Natural State, is home to diverse cities and communities, each with something unique to discover – from metropolitan areas to rural settings, and adventure sports to relaxing retreats. Little Rock is the capital and most populous city in Arkansas. It is a cultural, economic, government and transportation center in the state and is home to the Arkansas Arts Center, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. In addition to hiking, boating and other outdoor recreational activities, Little Rock’s history is available through museums, historic districts and sites such as Little Rock Central High School. The city is the headquarters of Dillard’s, Windstream Communications, Acxiom, Stephens, Inc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Heifer International, and the Clinton Foundation.

Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology Oncology and willing to uphold CARTI’s mission and values of cancer focused and patient centered care. Will work collaboratively with other physicians, leaders and team members while focusing on the patient and caregiver experience. Inpatient oncology services are managed by our team on a call rotation. A relocation package is provided along with CME allowance.

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If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to:

CARTI
Executive Suite
PO Box 55050
Little Rock, AR  72215
jmcconser@carti.com

Chief Operating Officer

JOB SUMMARY:  The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading all day-to-day operations of CARTI—a not-for-profit, free-standing, multi-disciplinary oncology organization.  The COO carries primary responsibility of working effectively with the President and CEO to operationalize strategies and plans.  Ensuring the development of high quality, efficient and integrated multi-disciplinary cancer services that are designed to exceed the expectations of patients and families, the COO carries the overall responsibility for driving CARTI daily operations through leading its leaders toward objectives.  An experienced healthcare executive leader, the COO is responsible for the forward movement of each of CARTI’s current and future service lines, both clinically and financially.   The COO is well-versed in leadership, able to effectively work with a variety of stakeholders including leaders, team members, physicians, and outside partners.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Master’s in Health Administration or Business or equivalent experience
  2. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of 5 years’ experience at an executive leadership level in a large practice or hospital with demonstrated progressive responsibilities
  2. Strong leadership skills and ability and seasoned healthcare operations experience
  3. Demonstrated leadership and complex organizational management skills
  4. Ability to work with physicians, staff and professionals in multiple settings and locationsand to promote diversity in the workplace
  5. Information system capabilities and an appreciation for the data which will be required to make meaningful management decisions
  6. Negotiation and financial analysis skills
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Travel to satellite clinics as needed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  Ability to coordinate activities at the direction of the President & CEO

Registered Nurse (Radiation Oncology)

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing specialized nursing care and education of patients receiving radiation therapy, for preparing the patient for and assisting the physician with examinations, for maintaining medication and medical supplies, assisting other areas or staff as necessary, and for keeping the nursing area neat and orderly.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas.
  2. Current certification in Basic CPR.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Skill and proficiency in the field of oncology nursing. Such proficiency is acquired through completion of a registered nursing program.
  2. Proficiency in nursing practice and clinical skills as normally acquired through two years of nursing experience.
  3. Knowledge of CARTI and department policies and procedures, preparation of patients for examination, patient flow through the department, physician preferences and protocols, medication administration, venipuncture skills knowledge of oncology nursing as acquired through orientation within CARTI for a minimum of three months.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Subject to overtime and call back as required by the institution. May be required to travel to satellite CARTI facility.

Registered Nurse (Imaging)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  2. Possess a valid and current state RN license
  3. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  4. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within year of hire and remain current
  5. Current chemotherapy certification or completion of program within six months of hire.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum 3 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Experience in an intensive care or emergency department, preferred
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions
  5. Must provide proof of certification, within year of hire, of competency in Conscious Sedation

Research RN

JOB SUMMARY:  The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) executes and coordinates daily clinical research activities according to GCP and FDA/ICH guidelines; reviews and assists in the selection of Sponsor supported clinical trials; completes and organizes all IRB/Sponsor regulatory documents; negotiates clinical trial budgets and invoices for site activities; ensures IRB approved protocols are implemented and followed; educates patients and their families about clinical trial treatments and possible side effects; executes and documents the informed consent process and monitors patient status and safety; collects, organizes and reports research data; schedules and conducts study specific training and site in-services to study related staff on new or amended protocols;  conducts visits with CRA’s (Clinical Research Associates) to initiate protocols and to verify source documents; maintains investigational product inventory and oversees the dispensing of investigational product to patients; reports regularly to the Principle Investigator on the status of all open clinical trials under his/her supervision.  Works closely with the laboratory to ensure samples are collect and processed according to protocol.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. RN license

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Two or more years of experience in clinical research or  oncology
  2. Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  3. Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, be able to work independently and on a team, and the ability to stay on task;
  4. Must have excellent communication, teamwork and problem solving skills;
  5. Must be professional, possess a high degree of self-motivation and have a strong work ethic.
  6. Must have the ability to adapt and take-on additional tasks as requested;
  7. Must be capable of recognizing, and have the willingness, to resolve errors and issues;
  8. Must possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality in all company matters.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Occasional travel to satellite clinics.

Physician Registered Nurse (Medical Oncology)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)
  5. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require additional hours outside the normal 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday work schedule and occasional travel throughout Central Arkansas.

Registered Nurse (Infusion Services)

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, by  administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.  This position averages 32 hours per week.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Possess a valid and current Arkansas state nursing license.
  3. BLS Certification
  4. Chemo Certification
  5. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEUs) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  6. Ongoing education toward ONS certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 2-5 Years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  3. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Required to travel to satellite clinics.

 

Revenue Cycle Insurance Specialist

JOB SUMMARY: The primary responsibilities of the Insurance Specialist are: ensure that payments received from the insurance companies are posted correctly to the patient accounts; ensure that denials and unpaid or partially paid claims are thoroughly researched; to provide specialized assistance to our patients and clinical staff using their knowledge base of a particular insurance; to provide excellent patient service.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES :

  • Minimum of two years of medical office billing experience
  • Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices
  • Knowledge of computer programs and applications
  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type correspondence
  • Skilled in gathering, interpreting, and reporting insurance information
  • Skilled in trouble-shooting insurance problems and claims
  • Ability to identify claim problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to sort and file insurance forms and associated information

 

Social Worker

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing social work services to patients and families.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Master’s degree in social work. Current LMSW or LCSW required from the State of Arkansas. Preference given to Oncology Social Worker.
  2. Commitment to continuing professional education by maintaining CEU requirements.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum five years’ experience in social work with broad background with diverse patient populations, preferably in medical setting.
  2. Two years’ experience in area of oncology.
  3. Knowledge of community resources and be able to identify barriers to service delivery.
  4. Knowledge of treatment plans, insurance plans, case management needs and current trends in cancer treatment.
  5. Knowledgeable about oncology disease and their treatment, psychosocial implications for individuals and their families, appropriate interventions and available community and governmental resources.

Admixture Technician

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

JOB SUMMARY:   Under supervision of the Pharmacist or registered nurse, the admixture technician is responsible for preparation of medications, record keeping and inventory control.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 3-5 years’ experience in a pharmacy with IV skills
  2. Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical terminology.
  3. Knowledge of metric and apothecary systems of weights and measurements.
  4. Knowledge of medical safety standards to assist in manufacturing and working with pharmaceutical substances.
  5. Knowledge of medications and the dispensing function to check for correctness.
  6. Ability to read and interpret prescription information.
  7. Advanced knowledge of aseptic technique.
  8. Understands and demonstrates aseptic techniques and procedures.
  9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  May be required to travel to satellite clinics

Facilities Maintenance Technician I (General Painter)

JOB SUMMARY:  Performs general maintenance, repairs and painting needs for the facilities.  Coordinates all facility maintenance with the Building Manager.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High School diploma
  2. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Experience such as a general facility maintenance technician
  2. General knowledge of heating and air and variety of other mechanical equipment
  3. General aptitude for and a willingness to perform all-round mechanical, electrical, carpentry, and varied maintenance repairs
  4. Must have a good grasp of mathematics
  5. Ability to use fixed and portable power tools
  6. Ability to operate a fork lift or vertical lift
  7. Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  8. Must have a good understanding of technical terminology
  9. Ability to use a computer
  10. Ability to follow safety practices and recognize safety hazards
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff and public

 

Medical Assistant (Imaging)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Medical Assistant (MA) must work closely with the physician coordinator to help control patient flow for the clinic. The MA will be responsible for obtaining and documenting patient vitals, performing venipuncture and assist with medical procedures.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. BLS Certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Strong medical terminology knowledge
  2. Efficient and effective blood draw skills
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy and review/edit reports and correspondence

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Employee may be required to change work schedule or work location as directed by the lab manager or lab supervisor.
  2. In state travel may be required.  Employee must be able to re-locate work location as deemed necessary by the lab manager/supervisor.

 

Employee Health RN (Part-time)

JOB SUMMARY:  Designs, implements and monitors the Infection Control/Employee Health Program at all CARTI facilities.  Responsible for the coordination, development and reporting of institute-wide infection control/employee health-related issues and conducts education in- services related to health and safety in the workplace.  Incumbent is subject to overtime and call back as required by the institution.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. 2 years of previous experience in employee health
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections
  5. Proficiency in infection control procedures in accordance with OSHA standards.
  6. Knowledge of CARTI and department policies and procedures, preparation of a patients for examination, patient flow through the department, physician preferences and protocols, medication administration, blood drawing skills and knowledge of oncology nursing as acquired through orientation with CARTI for a minimum of three months.
  7. Knowledge of statistical data management and procedures related to the coordination of a Quality improvement program preferred.
  8. Experience with healthcare accreditation and quality improvement practices.  Preference given to individuals with OSHA standards interpretation experience.

Phlebotomist (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Phlebotomist will be responsible for obtaining and documenting patient vitals, performing venipuncture and assisting with medical procedures.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. BLS Certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Strong medical terminology knowledge
  2. Efficient and effective blood draw skills
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy and review/edit reports and correspondence

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Employee may be required to change work schedule or work location as directed by the lab manager or lab supervisor.
  2. In state travel may be required. Employee must be able to re-locate work location as deemed necessary by the lab manager/supervisor.

 

Registered Nurse (PRN) – Little Rock

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

 REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. Valid Arkansas state nursing license
  3. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require travel to satellite clinics.

Front Office Rep (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Front Office Representative uses their experience and knowledge to appropriately triage scheduling and clerical duties.  This individual will have the technical knowledge to properly schedule appointments, maintain patient records, and perform clerical task.   They understand the big picture of all workings of the clinic.  Their work allows the physicians and clinical staff to devote their time to patient care that requires specialized knowledge.   As the Front Office Representative, this position is responsible for performing a variety of secretarial and clerical responsibilities in support of the physicians and other members of the clinic. Multitasking abilities and attention to detail with little room for error is a must.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or GED preferred
  2. Associate degree in business administration or a secretarial program a plus

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of two years of previous experience in a medical office setting.
  2. Competent in EMR and billing systems.
  3. Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills.
  5. Skilled in gathering, interpreting and reporting insurance information.
  6. Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance practices and office procedures.
  7. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports and correspondence.
  8. Skilled in time management and organization.
  9. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  10. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  12. Competent and able to troubleshoot front office copy machine and printer.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Travel to satellite centers as needed.

 

Patient Flow Assistant Coordinator (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The PFAC must work closely with the physicians, nurses, secretarial staff to help control patient flow for the clinic. The PFAC will assist with front desk operations (check in, patient navigation), registering new patients as needed, medical necessity, rooming patients and other duties as assigned to ensure a smooth patient flow. The PFAC may provide back-up support for other staff as necessary.  Assist the Patient/Clinical Flow Coordinator as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or GED preferred
  2. Current valid Arkansas driver’s license.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of two years of patient contact by scheduling/lab/medical records
  2. Strong knowledge of medical terminology  required
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports, and correspondence
  5. Ability to read, can understand, and follow oral and written instructions
  6. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  7. Must be willing to work as a team member
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  In state travel may be required.  Employee must be able to re-locate work location as deemed necessary by the administrator

PACS Assistant (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The PACS Assistant supports the PACS Administrator and the clinic Director with clerical and administrative duties.  The ability to interact with team members in a fast paced environment.  Assist physicians’ and physician office staff members in order to meet their individual needs for Medical Imaging reports and images. Release images, obtain proper release authorization, monitor and make corrections on workstation, register patient, arrive patient in to Iknowmed, obtain orders for studies, answer phone with proper phone etiquette, prepare packet for procedure, duties, troubleshoots issues relating to PACs and shares the responsibility with team members for daily system log follow the philosophy, policies, procedures and protocols of CARTI and the Medical Imaging department, supports Physicians and team members in the utilization of PACs. Must have a thorough working knowledge of the Medical Imaging department workflow.   Provides coverage after hours, nights and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. High School graduate or GED equivalent.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Must be knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Outlook and the department’s computerized system and its associated devices.
  2. Must be knowledgeable of workflow within the Radiology department and understand the various modalities.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Provides coverage after hours, nights and weekends

Registered Nurse (PRN) ( El Dorado) or (Mountain Home)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  3. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require additional hours outside the normal 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday work schedule.

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