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Referral Coordinator

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 01/11/2019 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 40500.1
A leading Ophthalmology office in the Sacramento is looking for an experienced 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 ophthalmology experience, strong working knowledge of CA health insurances, experienced using EPIC, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. This is a temporary to hire opportunity.

Responsibilities: Coordinating care for incoming referrals for patients. Obtaining and updating patient demographics and insurance information. Updating and uploading information into EHR system. 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 ina medical front office setting or referral coordinator role. 2+ years of working knowledge of healthcare insurances(preferably HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, and Medicaid.) Ophthalmology experience is desired. Experience with processing incoming and outgoing referrals. Proficient with MS Office and working with various database systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong multi-tasking ability. Ability to use good judgement and pass on boarding requirements (drug and background screening.) Ability to empathize with patients of various ages and backgrounds.

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