Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP AST 3 PD
Department:
FAC PRAC AMBULATORY FLOAT TEAM
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Lightwave Avenue
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
30
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Sunday-Saturday

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

#111500 Per Diem Front Desk/Call Center Specialist-Float

Extended Deadline: Mon 8/15/2022

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

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, the Call Center Specialist is responsible for customer service, registration, appointment scheduling and insurance verification. Typical duties include answering multi-line incoming customer calls, completing online registration, scheduling appointments and securing authorization for scheduled services. Operate CRT to gain and input information. Other related duties as assigned.

Interviews patients via telephone to obtain demographic and financial information necessary to secure patient account. 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 patient of clinic deposit requirements based upon UCSD Medical Group Financial Policy. Other related duties as assigned, that could include ambulatory float assignments front desk and call center, COVID screening, drive through testing check in, lab labeling, testing support line, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three (3) years of customer service experience.

  • Experience with registration, appointment scheduling & insurance verification.

  • Knowledge of third-party payors including federal, state and private health plans.

  • Proficient computer skills and be able to work between multiple systems during calls.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work in an interactive environment and possess excellent customer service skills both in person and over phone.

  • Proven problem solving ability by using good judgment by applying these skills to assist customers and ensure customers' expectations are met.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1) year of EPIC & Cadence experience, or equivalent system.
  • Call Center experience.
  • Medical Assisting Experience.

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.
  • Per Diem shift requirement is an average of 3 shifts per week. Must be available every other weekend per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs.

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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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