Pre-Certification Authorization Coordinator - Pre Arrival Unit
Job ID: R0028170 | Medical Coding | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Obtain pre-certification for all inpatient admission and pre-authorization for all outpatient diagnostic tests and performs an administrative support function. This job requires the application and interpretation of policies and procedures and the use of independent judgment in a medical setting. The purpose is to achieve the goals and to meet the denial rates set by Patient Access the Medical Center and HSF to ensure minimum loss of revenue and maximum payment for services. The ability to maintain a working knowledge of carrier contracts/changes and departmental policies and procedures is required.
  • Analyzes information required to complete pre-certifications and/or authorizations with insurance carriers service area contacts and workman's compensation carriers.
  • Demonstrates skill in the proficient use of PC and UVA software systems to ensure that all pre-certification/pre-authorization information is entered into required computer systems in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates the skills of effective communication decision-making and organization to ensure efficient job performance and job success.
  • Demonstrates ability to adhere to policies and procedures.
Position Compensation Range: $17.31 - $26.83 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate's Degree or Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program preferred
  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience
  • License/Certification: Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, attention to detail, must be able to hear, speak, read and write legibly.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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