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Auth Coord/Surgery Scheduler -Oncology Admin. - PT Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 13473

Updated: November 5, 2019
Job Family: Support Services

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                    Principal Admitting Worker

Position Number:                    10008179

Reports to:                               Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 2

Working Title:                          Auth Coord/Surgery Scheduler

Cost Center:                             Oncology Admin. (8766)

Bargaining Unit:                      EX

FLSA:                                        Nonexempt

Job Code:                                 9031

Date Created:                           10/28/2019

Shift:                                         Day Shift

Hours:                                       20.00


Position Summary: 

Incumbent performs all tasks necessary to obtain necessary authorizations, verify the patient has a source of funding to cover services, and schedule patients for surgery.  Responds to patient inquiries and resolves any identified issues.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $21.28   Midpoint  $23.87   Maximum  $26.46


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings

Demonstrated experience using MS Office

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

General knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes

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 be able to travel to off site physician practices

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must demonstrate general understanding of medical terminology

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Previous experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Demonstrated experience with authorization process and surgical scheduling

Experience with Epic

Familiarity of Joint Commission standards

Knowledge 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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