Discharge Coordinator- Post Acute Program- F/T Day Shift - 42786-1A

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Updated: Oct 11, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Post Acute Program

UC Title: ADMITTING WORKER PRN
Position Number: 40323699
Reports to: Case Mgt Health Care Mgr 1
Working Title: Discharge Coordinator
Cost Center: Post Acute Program (428724)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 10/19/2021
Job Code: 009031
Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
In collaboration with the case manager, patient/family, healthcare team and payors, incumbent coordinates the care services for assigned patients for an episode of illness or treatment as defined by the case manager. Promotes the effective utilization of resources using current knowledge and awareness of community resources to achieve optimal care. This includes assisting with discharge planning, insurance verification & authorization, obtaining necessary resources, sending referrals, making follow up medical appointments, and appropriate documentation of activities in all required computer systems.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $23.94            Midpoint       $26.85              Maximum $29.76
 
Required Qualifications:
  
Demonstrated experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Extensive and demonstrated knowledge of Government and Commercial Insurance Plans
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Managed Care plans
Demonstrated ability to utilize payer and government websites to access and interpret health plan benefit packages and make determinations
Demonstrated experience with referral authorization process
Experience with registration and/or billings computer software programs
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings
Must possess the skill, knowledge, and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
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 of 2 years experience in a hospital or medical office setting
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of UCI policies and procedures
 
 
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: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
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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