Job Description

Payroll Title:
Interventional Pulmonology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
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.

#113824 Authorization and Scheduling Coordinator, Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Thu 1/20/2022

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/11/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/20/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Authorization and Scheduling Coordinator performs and coordinates general front office duties, including clinic and procedure appointment scheduling, authorization, billing verification, completion and coding of billing documents, insurance eligibility and verification, and triaging phone calls while maintaining confidentiality. Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with team members and other departments to ensure accuracy and efficiency of scheduling and coordination. May perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Three (3) years of administrative experience.

  • Proficient computer skills and data entry experience, especially with charge entry and scheduling.

  • Experience scheduling appointments with proven ability to exercise judgment and make decisions with regard to patient needs.

  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with various insurance types and the authorization process.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medical terminology, preferably pulmonary.

  • Ability to determine the importance of calls and proper area of referral.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner, both in person and by telephone when dealing with diverse groups of people.


  • Four-year college degree in a related field.
  • Three to five years of administrative experience in a large complex health care setting.
  • Knowledge of UCSD Medical Center systems (Epic, Web paging)


  • 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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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