Company: Tri-City Medical Center
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Job LocationsUS-CAOverviewTri-City Healthcare District has been
serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains
committed to providing high quality healthcare and community
services for every individual we encounter regardless of race,
color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or
socioeconomic status.Our mission is to advance the health and
wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our
mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare
workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in
order to understand and meet our community's needs.Position
Summary:Responsible for daily operations as it relates to referral
process, obtaining authorizations and coordinating all services
with the physicians and clinical staff. Maintains patient
schedules, prepares medical records and ensures appropriate
paperwork is prepared before each visit.Major Position
Responsibilities:The position characteristics reflect the most
important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered
necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully
competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed
description of all the work requirements of the position. The
characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be
changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of
the organization. Maintains a safe, clean working environment,
including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
Responsible for obtaining authorizations as required by the
individual insurance company. Accurately enter notes regarding
letters or correspondence from insurance companies regarding
insurance authorization or other notifications. Communicates and
collaborates with clinic staff and specialists for clinic visits.
Maintains schedules of patients, prepares medical records, and
ensures the appropriate paperwork is prepared before each visit.
Coordinates all services with the physicians and clinical staff
Coordinates the transportation of patients with the institutions.
Responsible for referral process. May assist with the charge
posting of clinic visits as needed. May assist with maintaining
office and clinical supplies. Performs other duties as required by
Manager or Director.Qualifications: Minimum 3 years related
experience in a clinic, hospital or other healthcare environment
(insurance authorizations and referral process), required.
Proficient skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, required.
Excellent customer and communication skills, ability to work
independently, required. Knowledge of medical terminology,
required. Experience with and ability to multi-task with scheduling
of patients, physicians for clinic visits, required. Must
understand policies and procedures for treatment of patients,
required. Understanding and compliance with JACHO,
required.Education: High School diploma or equivalent,
required.Certifications: Certificate of completion of a nationally
certified Medical Assistant program, preferred.Each new hire
candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical
evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks
before starting work.TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex
(including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender
identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected
veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual
with a disability.
Keywords: Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside , Authorization/Referral Coordinator, Other , Oceanside, California
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