Position Number: 41060397
Reports to: Ambulatory Care Admin Supv 1
Working Title: Authorization Coordinator
Cost Center: Cardiology Administration (428759)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Date Created: 1/24/2024
Job Code: 009031
Shift: Not Applicable
Incumbent is responsible for obtaining all necessary authorizations in accordance with established guidelines. Verifies eligibility, obtains benefit information, and generates letters for authorizations. Responds to Member Services and Patient Access Center inquiries and resolves any identified authorization issues which arise.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:
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Hourly Rate Minimum $24.66 Midpoint $27.66 Maximum $30.65
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Demonstrated experience using MS Office
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings
Previous experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system
Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage
General knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes
Must be able to travel to off site physician practices
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must demonstrate general understanding of medical terminology
Minimum one (1) year recent experience (within past two (2) years) registering patients in a hospital or clinic, working as a Medical Assistant, or working in medical billing
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Demonstrated experience with authorization process and surgical scheduling
Familiarity of Joint Commission standards
Experience with Epic
Bilingual skill in Spanish or Vietnamese or Chinese
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
* Background Check and Live Scan* Legal Right to Work in the United States* Vaccination Policies* Smoking and Tobacco Policy* Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
* California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act* E-Verify* Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at email@example.com or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.