Principal Admitting Worker- Oncology Admin- F/T, Day Shift - 38207-1A

Updated: Jun 28, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Oncology Admin

UC Title: ADMITTING WORKER PRN
Position Number: 40320140
Reports to: Asst Dir, Cancer Ctr Operation
Working Title: Principal Admitting Worker
Cost Center: Oncology Admin (428766)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 3/26/2021
Job Code: 009031
Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 1
 
Position Summary: 
Under supervision of the Admit Worker Supervisor, responsible for scheduling clinic patients for surgery and diagnostic procedures. Assures all necessary paperwork is completed and forwarded to appropriate departments. Assists in determining if the patient's source of funding covers proposed surgery/procedure and inquires about expiration dates. Determines that physician documentation reflects need for proposed surgery/procedure. Obtains surgery/procedure date and time based on physician availability and operating room schedule. Communicates effectively with patients in order to obtain demographic and financial data. Provides accurate wait time estimates when available. Acts as a liaison between admissions, other departments and operating room. Notifies departments, services, physicians and the patient if surgery/procedure date/time is rescheduled and updates all as necessary. Responsible for inputting demographic and financial data into the SMS System following basic computer flows and codes.
 
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:
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Familiarity of Joint Commission standards
Experience with Epic
Experience in surgical scheduling
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/newhire/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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