Admissions/Authorizations Office Assistant (Part-Time)

18-Dec-2017, The Hospital - Other
Job Status: Part-Time    Location: Squirrel Hill

Job Summary

The Admissions/Authorizations Office Assistant assists with faxing to obtain authorizations and prescriptions, scanning, retrieving voice mails, daily mail, and any other functions to support the Admissions/Authorization Department deemed necessary. Acts as a resource, representing The Children’s Institute’s philosophy of patient and family centered care.

Job Relationships

Responsible To: Revenue Cycle Manager

Workers Supervised: None

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Associate degree or business school preferred.

Licensure: None

Certification: None

Clearances: Act 73 FBI*Act 34 Criminal Clearance*Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance

**Clearances must be obtained within 30 days of hire in order to continue active employment.

Training and Experience: Two years experience in a health related or office environment with patient/client interaction required. Previous experience with insurance authorization preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft Office experience strongly preferred. Previous data entry experience required.

Job Responsibilities

• Completes all tasks in an accurate and timely fashion per departmental and organizational standards.
• Document scanning on a daily basis
• Contacting physician offices to validate information
• Call to obtain authorizations and authorization extensions as needed
• Faxes the prescriptions and authorization requests
• Admit outpatients as needed and serve as back-up to the department for specified tasks
• Daily mail pickup and delivery to the mailroom
• Retrieves voicemails from intake lines and distributes appropriately.
• Demonstrates effective professional communication, with an emphasis on customer service and family centered focus in all patient, family and staff interactions; acting as a liaison for families with the therapy staff and medical departments.
• Protects patients' privacy by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information.
• Works collaboratively toward meeting the departmental and organizational goals for patient care and
service delivery.
• Identifies opportunities for improvement and contributes solutions; adapts readily to change
• Complies with departmental and organizational protocols, policies and procedures

Employment Application

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Lisa Wakefield
[email protected]
The Children's Institute
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-420-2299

No phone calls, please. Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted in PDF format if sent via email. You may also fax them to the number above. The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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