Job Description

Payroll Title:
BMT Administration
Hiring Pay Scale
$19.49 - $37.48 / Hour
Greenwich Drive
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#121497 BMT Oncology Service Line Financial Coord - Hybrid

Extended Review Date: Wed 3/8/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 2/17/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/1/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working onsite at Greenwich Drive and remotely.

Minor revisions have been made to this requisition & does not change the nature of the position effective 3/1/23.

This position will remain open until filled


Under the direction of the BMT Finance Manager, the BMT Oncology Service Line Financial Counselor is responsible for financially securing all accounts in assigned areas; ensure accounts are evaluated within the Health System Financial Policy. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of third-party reimbursement requirements and regulations. Serves as a financial resource to the patient care team, staff, patients, and families regarding financial issues and/or referrals to government programs.

Obtains eligibility, benefits information, authorizations, patient demographic information, deductibles, and patient liability. Presents and explains payment options of collections of monies due. Determines eligibility and benefits and coordinates which services are necessary for the continuum of care. Keeps team informed of the status of an account by openly communicating and participating in barriers to discharge and online documentation in funding notes. Performs other related administrative support functions as required.


  • Three (3) years of Hospital Registration/Patient Access experience in a large, complex healthcare environment.

  • Thorough knowledge of administrative procedures and processes, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Highly proficient with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Requires good verbal and written communication skills, active listening, critical thinking, multi-task, and time management skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of third-party payors and reimbursement requirements, medical terminology, ICD-10, and CPT codes.

  • Working knowledge of the patient referral and authorization process.

  • Knowledge of HIPAA.


  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.
  • Recent Blood and Marrow Transplant Program experience, with knowledge of global transplant contracts.
  • Experience with authorization retrieval for high-dollar oncology procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of State, Government, commercial, and HMO policies.
  • Knowledge of EMTALA.


  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $40,700 - $78,258 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $19.49 - $37.48

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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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