This position is key in coordinating patient care across several multi-disciplinary clinics.
This position will use communication and organizational skills to facilitate the multidisciplinary coordination of effort necessary for quality patient care/satisfaction by partnering with physicians, clinical and front desk staff, and other departments to achieve the desired outcome for patients/families.
The primary job functions of this position will be to schedule procedures and surgeries for various oncology specialists as well as obtain insurance authorizations for the services.
Experience in medical terminology, CPT and ICD-10 coding, obtaining insurance authorizations, scheduling procedures, working with electronic records, and customer service. Communication, organization and multi-tasking skills, computers.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Associate degree in a healthcare related field plus six years related experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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