UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/04/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
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Under supervision of the Business Office Manager, Authorization Coordinator serves as the authorization coordinator for all authorizations for the Department of Surgery's seven clinical divisions. Responsible for ensuring proper documentation of all funding, eligibility, and authorization issues in all pertinent systems. Duties include but not limited to Insurance verification, Registrations, and clearing hold bills. Will have primary duties and responsibilities to: ensure smooth flow of authorizations; oversee data entry for the authorization unit; and identify and resolve systemic issues with authorizations as they arise.
This position is responsible for facilitating the processing of authorizations associated with orders placed in EPIC. Serves patients, physicians, staff, and ambulatory care service managers with matters related to registration and authorization issues/questions. Ensures all required information is received and in EPIC. This position works closely with our surgeons, NPs, PAs and internal departments to ensure that all required information has been received and that it is in EPIC.
Three (3) years of directly related experience in a large complex healthcare or clinic setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven organizational and project management skills, determinate priorities, complete multi projects, and high level of attention to detail while working with conflicting deadlines.
In-depth knowledge of hospital registration and insurance authorizations.
Demonstrated skill working between multiple systems during calls.
Possess excellent customer service skills.
Experience working in a surgical authorization coordination unit or academic medical center preferred.
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.
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