Coordinator, Bariatric Office

Park Nicollet Clinic--Meadowbrook, St. Louis Park
Nov 30, 2012
Jan 02, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time
Department: Bariatric Surgery 0325
Education requirement: Associate's Degree
Experience Required: 1+ years
Union Representation: Non-Union (100)
Work Schedule: Flexible 8 hour shifts - Start between 6:30 & 8:30
Hours per pay period: 80
Job ID: 33041
Job Code: 5QM
Date posted: Nov 30, 2012

Position Summary

Provides a broad and varying range of administrative support of a confidential nature to the Bariatric Surgery Program Supervisor and program staff members, contributing to the timely and efficient operation of the Bariatric Surgery Program. Independently completes and maintains complex projects requiring a high degree of initiative. Works closely with third party payers and bariatric surgery program team members to obtain prior authorization for all surgical procedures. Responsible for data entry and maintenance of data integrity. Education/Experience: College degree or equivalent medical office management training. Previous experience in medical office support and/or management is preferred. Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses: Highly motivated individual with extensive knowledge of medical office practices and procedures, including word processing, editing, personal computer and friendly telephone etiquette. Strong verbal and written communication, human relations sensitivity, listening, knowledge of insurance plans desirable, accurate keyboarding skills, ability to promote and maintain good patient relations and patient confidentiality.

Additional Information

The Organization

Rooted in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, Park Nicollet Health Services (PNHS) is an integrated health care delivery organization. The two largest entities that comprise PNHS are ParkNicolletMethodistHospital, a 426-bed community hospital located in St. Louis Park, and Park Nicollet Clinic, a 500-plus, physician multi-specialty group with 25 offices in Minneapolis and its southern, western, and northern suburbs.  PNHS truly is an integrated system, as processes of care are designed and managed across these entities to optimize the delivery of care for the patients and communities served. 

Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values

Mission: Our mission is to care for and support the health, healing and learning of those we serve.

Vision: Everyone caring, every day, creating with the individuals we serve, optimal health and greater value.


Excellence is the standard we apply to our work, achieving best possible outcomes and upholding the highest professional standards.

Caring is our heartfelt motivation to serve our patients and create the best possible experience.

Stewardship is our commitment to create ever greater value with the resources entrusted to us.

Joy is what we experience when serving our patients and each other through a job well done.

Learning is the way we continually improve and create knowledge and value that can be shared.

What makes us unique?

Park Nicollet Health Services is a strong, stable and organically grown multi-specialty group practice within the affluent and highly educated western Twin City metropolitan area.  PNHS has a long-standing commitment to quality, proficiency and stewardship, and has embarked on a pioneering effort to study, adopt and integrate the Toyota Production System’s Lean Methodology (Kaizen), enhancing previous gains realized from its Six Sigma efforts. Although PNHS has developed and engaged in strong business partnerships with local competitors, having a single hospital focus adds to its list of strengths and advantages.  PNHS was one of the first integrated healthcare systems in the nation to adopt a unit medical record that is now electronic and ubiquitous. 

To learn more about our organization, including our award winning care, please visit our website at

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