UC Title: Principal Admitting WorkerPosition Number: 10002670Reports to: Director, Cancer CenterWorking Title: Principal Admitting WorkerCost Center: Oncology Admin. (8766)Bargaining Unit: EXFLSA: NonexemptJob Code: 9031Date Created: 01/27/2015Shift: Day ShiftHours: 40.00
Position Summary: Under supervision of the Admit Worker Supervisor, responsible for scheduling clinic patients for surgery and diagnostic procedures. Assures all necessary paperwork is completed and forwarded to appropriate departments. Assists in determining if the patient's source of funding covers proposed surgery/procedure and inquires about expiration dates. Determines that physician documentation reflects need for proposed surgery/procedure. Obtains surgery/procedure date and time based on physician availability and operating room schedule. Communicates effectively with patients in order to obtain demographic and financial data. Provides accurate wait time estimates when available. Acts as a liaison between admissions, other departments and operating room. Notifies departments, services, physicians and the patient if surgery/procedure date/time is rescheduled and updates all as necessary. Responsible for inputting demographic and financial data into the SMS System following basic computer flows and codes.
Rate Minimum $20.86 Midpoint $23.40 Maximum $25.94
Required Qualifications: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystemAbility to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverageAbility to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadAbility to work weekends, holidays, and eveningsDemonstrated experience using MS OfficeExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishGeneral knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codesMinimum 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 billingMust be able to travel to off site physician practicesMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobMust demonstrate general understanding of medical terminologyMust possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned dutiesPrevious experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in English and SpanishExperience in surgical schedulingExperience with EpicFamiliarity of Joint Commission standardsKnowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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