Principal Admitting Worker- Ambulatory Care Admin- F/T, Day Shift - 25398-1A

Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Ambulatory Care Admin


Position Number: 40323493

Reports to: Dir, Ambulatory Clinics

Working Title: Principal Admitting Worker

Cost Center: Ambulatory Care Admin (428762)

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 10/12/2021

Job Code: 009031

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1


Position Summary: 

Incumbent performs all tasks necessary to register patients, 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.


Salary Range: 


Hourly Rate  Minimum   $23.24                   Midpoint               $26.07                   Maximum $28.89



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


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