Principal Admitting Worker-Laguna Hills Oncology- F/T, Day Shift - 41456-1A

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Updated: Oct 1, 2022
Location: Laguna Hills
Job Type:
Department: Laguna Hills Oncology

Position Number: 40783131
Reports to: Practice Manager
Working Title: Principal Admitting Worker
Cost Center: Laguna Hills Oncology (427711)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 8/19/2021
Job Code: 009031
Hours: 40
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 1
Position Summary: 
Incumbent is responsible for obtaining all necessary authorizations in accordance with established guidelines.  Verifies eligibility, obtains benefit information, and generates letters for authorizations.  Responds to Member Services and Call Center inquiries and resolves any identified authorization issues which arise.  The essential functions listed below are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, not does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.
Salary Range: 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $23.94                   Midpoint   $26.85                   Maximum   $29.76
Required Qualifications:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Demonstrated experience using MS Office
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings
Previous experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system
Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage
General knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes
Must be able to travel to off site physician practices
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must demonstrate general understanding of medical terminology
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 possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience with authorization process and surgical scheduling
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Familiarity of Joint Commission standards
Experience with Epic
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment: • Background Check and Live Scan • Legal Right to Work in the United States • Vaccination Policies • Smoking and Tobacco Policy • Drug Free Environment The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements. • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act • E-Verify • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page:
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine 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. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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