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Referral Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish)

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 01/15/2020 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 41991.1

Job Description

A rapidly growing healthcare organization is seeking a bilingual Spanish referral coordinator to join their busy patient service department in Sacramento. The Referral Coordinator will be responsible for following up on patient referrals and scheduling appropriately. The ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of CA health insurances, specifically Medi-Cal, have experience with using NextGen, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. This is a temporary to hire opportunity for an organization that has great benefits for the employee and their families.

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 in a medical front office setting or referral coordinator role. 2+ years of working knowledge of healthcare insurances (preferably HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, and Medicaid.) Bilingual Spanish required. 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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