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Principal Admitting Worker- Compr Digestive Disease Clinic- FT Days at University of California - Irvine Medical Centers in Orange, California

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Updated: Oct 15, 2020
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Compr Digestive Disease Clinic

Job Description:

UC Title:


Reports to:

Patient Access Services Supv 2

Cost Center:

Compr Digestive Disease Clinic (427760)



Job Code:



Not Applicable

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Working Title:

Principal Admitting Worker

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Position Summary:

Incumbent performs all tasks necessary to obtain necessary authorizations, verify the patient has a source of funding to cover services, and schedule patients for surgery. Responds to patient inquiries and resolves any identified issues. The essential functions listed below are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, not does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

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Hourly Rate




Required Qualifications:

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

* Demonstrated experience using MS Office

* Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings

* Previous experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system

* Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage

* General knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes

* Must be able to travel to off site physician practices

* Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

* Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

* Must demonstrate general understanding of medical terminology

* Minimum one (1) year recent experience (within past two (2) years) registering patients in a hospital or clinic, working as a Medical Assistant, or working in medical billing

* Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience with authorization process and surgical scheduling

* Bilingual in English and Spanish

* Familiarity of Joint Commission standards

* Experience with Epic

* Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

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