Referral Authorization Specialist - Prosthetics & Orthotics
Job ID: R0037804 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Ensures that all referrals are managed effectively and efficiently for Musculoskeletal services. Provides high-level customer service to both referring physicians and referred patients. Obtains pre-authorization for all evaluation diagnostic tests and performs additional administrative support functions. This job requires the application and interpretation of policies and procedures and the use of independent judgment in a medical setting. The individual must possess the ability to maintain a working knowledge of carrier contracts/changes and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all referrals are handled effectively and efficiently.
  • Analyzes information required to complete pre-authorizations with insurance carriers and service area contacts.
  • Demonstrates the skills of effective communication decision-making and organization to ensure efficient job performance and job success.
  • Provides high-level customer service to both referring physicians and referred patients.
  • Assists with operational patient flow as applicable; performs problem-solving.
  • Maintains current working knowledge of and adheres to Medical Center and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides service in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs area-specific support activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $16.97 - $26.30 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: 2 or more years of experience required.
  • License/Certification: None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings and programs.



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