Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP BLANK AST 3
Department:
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112427 Scheduling & Authorization Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Thu 10/28/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/21/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/28/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a leader in the management of chronic respiratory conditions. Our nationally recognized pulmonary rehabilitation program comprises a team of respiratory therapists and pulmonary specialists who are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with chronic lung disease. Our program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), which recognizes our commitment to providing high-quality patient care and services.

Under the direction of the Clinic Manager, the Scheduling & Authorization Coordinator performs and coordinates general front office duties, to include, but not limited to: reception, co-pay collection, appointment scheduling, and referral and authorization.

Completes registration for new or previously registered patients, timely and accurately. Registers bulk accounts as needed. Verifies insurance eligibility for outpatient services on all Third-Party Payers. Communicates clearly and effectively with patient/clinic staff when services are deemed unauthorized. Collects co-pays and researches and responds to patient basic billing inquiries, assists with resolution of minor billing problems. Responsible for facilitating the processing of authorizations associated with orders placed in Epic to ensure a smooth flow of authorizations.

The coordinator serves as a resource for patients, physicians, staff, and ambulatory care service managers by providing excellent customer service, strong written and verbal communication, and possessing high emotional intelligence.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of administrative experience in a large healthcare organization or relevant environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish.

  • Experience with Epic, scheduling, referral processing, and co-pay collections.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Will be required to float to other clinics to provide coverage as needed.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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