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Referral Coordinator (Ophthalmology experience)

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 11/28/2018 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 40284.1
A leading Ophthalmology office in Sacramento is looking for an energetic and upbeat Referral Coordinator to join their team. The Referral Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the front office and following up on patient referrals to support a multi doctor practice. The ideal candidate will have effective patient service skills, and will be able to thrive in a fast paced environment. This is a temporary to hire opportunity.

Responsibilities: Checking patients in and out. Obtaining and updating patient demographics and insurance information. Updating and uploading information into EHR system. Scheduling appointments. Collecting co-payment and balances. Obtaining prior authorizations for office visits/procedures. Calling incoming referrals in a timely manner to get patients schedule and sending out outgoing referrals. Answering patient questions.

Requirements: 2+ years' prior experience working in a medical front office setting or referral coordinator role. 2+ years of working knowledge of healthcare insurances (preferably HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, and Medicaid.) Proficient with MS Office and working with various database systems. Excellentcommunication and interpersonal skills. Strong multi-tasking ability. Ability to use good judgement and pass on boarding requirements (drug and background screening.) Enthusiasm and willingness to help others. Ability to empathize with patients of various ages and background.

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