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Referral and Authorization Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish)

Company: PHS Med Jobs
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Come join our team! Our primary care facilities in Downton Los Angeles are on a mission to provide quality, affordable, and culturally-sensitive health care and other services to the underserved communities of Greater Los Angeles, regardless of their ability to pay. If you are interested in helping our community and making a difference in the lives of our patients every day, then we encourage you to apply, as we're looking for healthcare professionals who can start right away, and offer extensive benefits upon eligibility. We're urgently seeking a Referral Coordinator who wants to work in an exciting and fast-paced environment to assist our clinics. Currently, we're hiring for our Downtown Los Angeles offices (near LAC + USC Medical Center).*Position Summary for our Referral and Authorization Coordinator: ** *Schedule: * 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri* *Starting Pay: *$16.04 (for Long-term/Perm positions) or $18/hr. (for Temp/Contract, with potential for hiring positions, depending on experience)* *Location(s): * Downtown Los Angeles offices (near LAC + USC Medical Center)* *Benefits Upon Eligibility: * Medical and Dental (at no cost to you), Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Leave (10 days per year) 403 B Retirement Plan; 2% employer match after one year of employment*A day in the life of our Referral and Authorization Coordinator: ** Responsible for the tracking, coordination and communication of patient referrals* Ensures complete and accurate patient registration, including demographics and current insurance information* Handles requests from third party referral sources and provides relevant information and data* Serves as point person for multidisciplinary evaluation process to include patient scheduling, third party communications, and internal communications* Assembles information concerning patient's clinical background and referral needs* Contacts insurance companies to ensure verification of benefits and prior authorization approval requirements are met* Reviews details and expectation of referral with the potential patient* Assists patients in problem solving potential issues related financial or social barriers (e.g., request interpreters as appropriate, transportation services, etc.)* Reminds patients of scheduled appointment* Communication with referral sources to ensure patient information/ registration is complete* Communicates patient updates between program and referring source*Qualifications/Requirements for our Referral and Authorization Coordinator position: ** High School diploma required* Three years health care professional experience preferred* Experience with the usage of Electronic Medical Records Systems* CPR certification* Typing 35 wpm* Knowledge Office equipment use such as Computer, Scanner, Fax, Email, eFax, Telephone, electronic communication platforms and/or upload platforms* Bi-lingual English/Spanish* Flexible hours* Ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a busy environment including heavy telephone duty.* Must provide proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations including recommended doses in the primary series AND booster dose when eligible.*Are you up for the challenge? Ready to make a difference? Than please apply to our Referral and Authorization Coordinator position so you can have a chance at joining the team, and reaping the rewards. Thank you for viewing our posting!*Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.04 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to Friday* No weekendsExperience:* Processing of Preauthorizations and referrals: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: PHS Med Jobs, Los Angeles , Referral and Authorization Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish), Other , Los Angeles, California

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