Medical Office Services Coordinator III (New Patient Coordinator)
Department Description This position is with Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Center Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/28/2109Salary Range : $23.52-$29.54Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 08 hoursLocation : Behavioral Health CenterCity : Sacramento Union Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesServes as clinic specialist and resource to independently coordinate the referral and authorization processes within a specified setting or as designated per operational need, that may include new or continuing referral requests. coordinate the screening, authorization, and scheduling processes within a specified setting or as designated per operational need. Responsible for maintaining scheduling data system for department. Reception, registration, cashiering. Required Qualifications
Knowledge of practices and protocols related to medical office procedures, (medical terminology, appointments, medical records, insurance verification, cashiering, billing)
Excellent customer service skills and background
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Accurate filing skills to maintain logs and files of information in alphabetical, chronological and/or numerical order
Knowledge of all pertinent laws, regulations, and guidelines governing medical records; confidentiality, privacy, and provision to others, including HIPAA
In depth knowledge of health care insurance systems, which may include Medi-Cal, MediCare, HMO, PPO, fee-for-service, county funded coverage, and workers' compensation, sufficient to properly obtain and track authorizations, appoint patients, make referrals for consults, diagnostics and ancillary services, coordinate hospital services, complete and submit billing documentation, and explain provisions and requirements to patients
Knowledge of ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS coding guidelines sufficient to accurately identify services performed, including diagnoses, procedures, and supplies.
Proficiency in use of computer system applications for all functions required for this position, including electronic mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and medical office management, (scheduling, template maintenance, maintenance of demographic and insurance information)
Excellent organizational skills
Must be willing to work variable days (including weekends), hours and locations as required to meet business needs of the practice
Special RequirementsThis position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO The University of California 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.For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply:
The University of California 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.
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