Job Description

Payroll Title:
Temporary Employment Services
Hiring Salary Range
$21.36 - $24.50 /hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, Weekends possible

#TP112961 Medical Receptionist/Admin.

Filing Deadline: Thu 12/9/2021

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

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


Temporary Employment Services (TES) places employees in departments that have temporary staffing needs. Assignment locations include the UCSD Health Sciences campus, UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest & Thornton Hospital, and a variety of UCSD satellite locations.

TES is searching for applicants possessing patient support and/ or medical administrative skills. Responsibilities may include: coordinate new patient appointments; process scheduling requests that come via mail, e-mail, fax and telephone; obtaining all past and present medical history for all new patients; coordinating billing functions in accordance to various contract policies/procedures (HMO, PPO, Medicare, Medi-Cal, GHPP, CCS); Other duties as assigned.

*Working in EPIC EHR software.

TES offers a variety of assignments, an excellent benefits package, as well as opportunities for skill enhancement and exposure to career opportunities at UCSD. Hours, salary, and locations vary by assignment. Most positions are full-time, Mon-Fri between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, although part-time positions are sometimes available.


* Broad range of knowledge in ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS, and RVS coding and pricing, and fee schedule principles.

* Knowledge in self-pay collections, third party carrier billing guidelines, commercial insurance/contracts, HMO, PPO, Medicare, Medi-Cal, CHAMPUS-TRICARE, CMS, GHPP, and CCS billing

* Experience and knowledge of using billing software and electronic health record systems

* Advanced knowledge of patient scheduling.

* Knowledge of Insurance verification and authorization.

* Previous directly related experience in a large complex healthcare setting.

* Knowledge of Medical terminology.

* Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.


Background check is required.

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

The University of California 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:

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