Obtains pre-certification and /or prior authorization from insurance companies for patient management as assigned.
Monitors patient flow, and communicates with any issues or problems that arise with the clinical staff; seeks assistance from clinical staff when communication back to the waiting room is needed.
Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.
Assists in the treatment and examination of patient.
Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reactions to drugs, treatment and significant incidents.
Minimum Education and Experience:
At least one (1) year of relevant experience required, preferably in a medical office setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of medical terminology.
The ability to function in a team environment.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
Completion of medical interpreter training course.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Position requires standing, walking, sitting, use of the hands to finger, handle or feel, talk and hear 2/3 of the time, reach with hands and arms over 1/3 of the time, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl under 1/3 of the time. Position requires lifting 1/3 of the time up to 10 pounds, and under 1/3 of the time up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment : Moderate noise environment with some exposure (less than 1/3 of the time) to blood borne pathogens requiring the use of personal protective equipment; some potential exposure (less than 1/3 of the time) to hazardous waste.
Able to travel to provide coverage at
Internal Number: 137150
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