Scheduler Authorization Representative- Limited Term

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University Medical Center
Published
December 3, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type

Description

Scheduler Authorization Representative- Limited Term

Salary
$17.51 - $27.14 Hourly
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
Limited Term
Department
Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Clinic - 7531
Job Number
21-Mon7531
Closing
12/9/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Position Summary  

Scheduler Authorization Representative- Limited Term description image
EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.75% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!

THIS IS A LIMITED-TERM POSITION NOT TO EXCEED TWO (2) YEARS FROM HIRE ALSO,
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO FILL BOTH FULL-TIME AND PER DIEM POSITIONS
Position Summary:
Serves as the primary point of contact for patient scheduling, registration, and ensuring timely authorization from insurance carriers to optimize the hospital's revenue cash flow. Coordinating schedules (i.e. appointments) for patients and providers. Collects verifies and updates patient demographic and guarantor information. Verifies insurance benefits/eligibility manages referrals, runs patient estimate, collects copays, and patient estimated out-of-pocket expenses and appropriate. Performs appointment scheduling, registration, and customer services duties. Obtains authorization and re-authorization as needed, for both professional and facility services as well as notification for inpatient stays.

  Job Requirement  

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is the second level of a three level admitting/discharge series. The Admitting/ Discharge Representative is distinguished from the Admitting/Discharge Specialist in that incumbents do not perform lead duties and do not have the same range of duties and responsibilities.

Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years Admitting Discharge experience in a hospital setting or one (1) year surgery scheduling experience or one (1) year experience working in a physicians office performing scheduling/authorization activities.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
None.

Age Specific Requirements:
Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of and provide services appropriate to the age of the patient/client served on the assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area's policies and procedures.

  Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years Admitting Discharge experience in a hospital setting or one (1) year surgery scheduling experience or one (1) year experience working in a physicians office performing scheduling/authorization activities. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of:
Scheduling and authorization procedures; medical terminology; laws, rules, and regulations governing area of assignment; financial system and insurance requirements; commercial and governmental payers, Medicare plans; CPT, ICD 10 procedure coding; Medicare rules and regulations; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Communicating effectively with physicians, patients, and other employees; customer services; computerized scheduling system; verifying benefits and eligibility; forms and applications according to laws and guidelines in area of assignment; preparing technical and statistical reports; performing technical, specialized office support work; using initiative and judgement within established procedural guidelines; setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time and maintain concentration, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

 

Agency University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address University Medical Center of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada, 89102

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