Employment Opportunities

NorthStar Medical Specialists is an independent multi-specialty clinic. We offer a supportive environment that provides personal and professional satisfaction for our providers. As an independent private practice, we are able to afford our providers the individual clinical autonomy they desire within a supportive and collaborative team environment.
 

Patient Service Representative/Billing Specialist – Full Time

We are growing! We currently have a need for a full time Patient Service Representative/Billing Specialist.    

Candidate will demonstrate compassion, respect and caring while working closely with patients and staff. This individual is responsible for assisting in the Front Office and in the Billing office.  They will assist in greeting patients, managing patient accounts, claims management, assist with referral processing and conduct various other administrative tasks.  This individual will respond to patient and payer inquiries and concerns, obtain prior authorizations, perform claim follow-up activities and perform special projects as directed.

Requirements for this position include experience in medical/clinical office, scheduling, referral processing, excellent customer service skills and an exceptional level of professionalism, organization and friendliness.      

If you’re looking for a long-term opportunity to learn and grow, love working with people and enjoy a fast-paced, positive and fun environment, please apply today. We offer competitive salary, benefits and a supportive management team.  Position is full time.  Interested candidates please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to:

acarlyon@northstarmedicalspecialists.com

Front Office Coordinator

NorthStar Medical specializes in Sleep Medicine, Medical Weight Management and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. We currently have a need for a Front Office Coordinator

This individual is responsible for overseeing the day to day management of the front office operations, supervisor to front office and billing staff and will act as a liaison between the patients in the reception area and business office functions.

Candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills, a self starter and a strong value of teamwork and collaborative involvement.  Qualified candidate must have front office experience in a medical office and supervisory experience is preferred.

We offer competitive salary, benefits and a supportive management team! Patient hours are Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm.  This position is part front office and part business office. Please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to:

acarlyon@northstarmedicalspecialists.com

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Medical and Surgical Weight Management

We are growing! We currently have a need for a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for our Medical/Surgical Weight Management department.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Counsel patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Collaborate with our Bariatric Medical Director and other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Plan, organize and lead structured programs of counseling, work, recreation and social activities for patients.
  • Help guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their behaviors and relationship related with food.
  • Provide weight loss surgical patients with preoperative and postoperative counseling and behavior modification.

Candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a strong empathy for patients facing with issues of morbid obesity.  Qualified candidate must have a degree from an accredited psychology program, a valid Washington State license and a minimum of two years of clinical experience.

We offer competitive salary, benefits and a supportive management team! Patient hours are Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm.  No weekends and no on-call. To apply, please send us your resume and cover letter with salary requirement.

Thank you!

acarlyon@northstarmedicalspecialists.com

Apply

1) Download and complete our application form.

2) Mail or email your completed application form as well as your resume and cover letter with salary requirement.

Mailing Address
NorthStar Medical Specialists
Attn: Alyson
1345 King Street
Bellingham, WA 98229-6223

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