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Authorization/Referral Coordinator

Company: Tri-City Medical Center
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

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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