Job Description

Payroll Title:
PAT BILL AND COLL REPR 3
Department:
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT
Hiring Salary Range
$60,000 - $85,000 / Year
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 4 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

#120347 IEC Financial Coordinator - Hybrid - Part Time

Extended Review Date: Wed 12/21/2022

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

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/2/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/13/2022 Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule, which includes onsite at La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center and may work remotely 1 to 2 days per week.

This position will remain open until filled. 

DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of BMT Nursing Director and the BMT Financial Manager, the IEC Financial Coordinator is involved with the patient, third party, government, state, and commercial authorization retrieval for high-cost pharmacy product and treatment therapy for the IEC/CAR-T program. The Financial Coordinator communicates with patients about billing, co-pays, and any out-of-pocket expenses. Provides coordinated services, procedures, and customer service. Tracks and provides documented financial reports and global contract follow-up for reimbursement. Provides financial counseling for securing the collection of accounts. Creates Monthly reports for the MCC high dollar / high-cost Oncology Meetings. Keeps up to date with all billing, coding and new therapy drugs and educates faculty and staff with any changes or updates. Ensures letters of agreement are secured in collaboration with the contracting office. Creates special billing and episode of care in the EMR.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Experience and proven success in billing and/or collections processes, concepts, systems, and external regulations.

  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and coding.

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

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the patient referral and authorization process.

  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Knowledge of EMTALA and HIPPA.

  • Working knowledge of healthcare and insurance authorization process.

  • Thorough knowledge of the appeals and denied claims process.

  • Strong skills in communicating complex information clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.

  • Proficiency skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in billing and collecting claims to commercial and government insurance companies for hospital contracts related to oncology services.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.
  • Epic.
  • Revenue cycle workflow experience in an oncology setting.
  • One (1) or more years of Blood and Marrow Transplant Program experience, with knowledge of Transplant Global Contracts.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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 Full Salary Range: $48,900 - $102,300 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.

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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