Call Center Specialist, Per Diem - 121094
#121094 Call Center Specialist, Per DiemExtended Deadline: Thu 2/9/2023
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.
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
Under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for customer service, registration, appointment scheduling, and insurance verification in a busy, patient-focused contact center. Typical duties include answering multi-line incoming customer calls, completing online registration, scheduling appointments, and securing authorization for scheduled services.
Responsibilities emphasize exemplary customer service and exceptional quality. Completes registration for new or established patients in a timely and accurate manner and adheres to the established registration and scheduling protocols and standards. Ensures that patients have secured authorization and referrals when scheduling appointments.
Interviews patients via telephone to obtain demographic and financial information necessary to secure patient accounts. Verifies insurance eligibility for outpatient services on all Third-Party Payers by utilizing various automated eligibility systems. Operates Epic system to gain and input information; in addition, responsible for clearly and effectively relaying medical messages to patient/clinic staff. Advises patients of clinic deposit requirements based upon UCSD Medical Group Financial Policy. Other related duties as assigned.
Three (3) years of related call center and front desk experience in a large complexhealthcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous experience in a call center and/or customer service environment.
Epic Cadence scheduling experience or similar function.
Knowledge of third-party payors including federal, state, and private health plans.
Proven ability to handle multi-line incoming customer calls, schedule appointments, and perform online registration.
Must have excellent customer service and communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision; a person who is open to new ideas; and a creative and flexible individual who is comfortable working ina large, complex organization.
Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.
- Bilingual English /Spanish.
- Medical Assistant experience.
- Data entry experience.
- Bachelor's degree.
- 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.
- This position will be onsite
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $64,937 - $64,937 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, 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.
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