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Principal Admitting Worker - GHEI - Opth Clinic - F/T Days - 70052-1A

Updated: Jun 10, 2024
Location: Irvine
Job Type:
Department: GHEI Irvine - Opth Clinic

UC Title: ADMITTING WORKER PRN

Position Number: 40320461

Reports to: Patient Access Services Supv 1

Working Title: Principal Admitting Worker

Cost Center: GHEI Irvine - Opth Clinic (427602) 

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 2/27/2024

Job Code: 009031

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1

 

 

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. 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.

 

 

Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and 

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits). 

 

Salary Range: 

 

Hourly Rate  Minimum   $25.40                  Midpoint              $28.49               Maximum     $31.57

 

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: 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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