Medical Intake Coordinator

Temecula, CA

Posted: 07/16/19 Industry or Function: Health/Wellness/Fitness Job Number: 19062601-TEM Compensation: $17-$19 per hour

JOB #: 19062601-TEM

KEY WORDS: Healthcare Intake Coordinator, Medical Intake Coordinator, Intake Coordinator

Job Purpose: The Intake Coordinator is responsible for the acceptance, processing and coordination of all referrals for patient care services. Determines eligibility and benefits for new referrals or readmissions, obtains authorizations and secures financial obligations for new admissions or readmissions. Coordinates with pharmacy, nursing and client service specialists to initiate patient care services.

** Please send resume for consideration and call Liz Valdez @ 888-513-9413 or 951-302-4750 ext. 411

JOB DESCRIPTION / DUTIES:
• Initiates the intake process gathering relevant data from the referral source required to admit patient to NuFactor services. Notifies departments of new referrals and coordinates information amongst referral sources, clinicians and sales.
• Answers telephones utilizing appropriate etiquette and speaks referral sources, patient, family members, clinicians and payors.
• Provide appropriate documentation to clinical departments for initiation of services.
• Determines patient’s financial obligation, out of pockets expense and copays.
• Contacts patients prior to start of services to discuss financial obligations and make payment arrangements.
• Completes start of care paperwork for patient signature ie; admissions agreement, financial obligation, advanced beneficiary notice, compassionate care application as required prior to initiation of services and tracks the return of signed copies within NuFACTOR system of record.
• Enters complete referral information into NuFACTOR system of record.
• Enters all communications and updates in assessments and notes while admitting patients for service.
• Complies with all NuFactor policies and procedures and compliance requirements when engaging in activities related to the company.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential: $17-19/hr.

Benefits: (once hired perm)
• Medical & Dental Insurance
• Retirement Savings Plan 401(k)
• Paid Time Off (Float & Sick)
• Holiday Pay
• Life Insurance
• LTD
• Aflac

Job Requirements:
• Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology and calculations, general pharmacy dispensing requirements, including identification of items requiring prescription and valid prescribing data.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with patients, co-workers and management.
• Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy in an organized, detail oriented manner with appropriate follow-up when required.
• Ability to communicate effectively and at the appropriate level with healthcare professionals and peers.
• Ability to prioritize work and make decisions independently and effectively, often quickly in response to dynamic patient needs, with limited supervision and direction, except where required/restricted by law.
• Working knowledge of state, federal and Joint Commission guidelines/regulations/laws.
• Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality to the level of required HIPAA standards.
• Ability to use and understand Microsoft Office skills and internet technologies.
• Understand and internalize the Company’s purpose; Display loyalty to the Company and its organizational values.
• Display enthusiasm and dedication to learning how to be more effective on the job and share knowledge with others.
• Display enthusiasm and dedication to learning how to be more effective on the job and share knowledge with others.
• Work effectively with co-workers, internal and external customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listen to and objectively consider ideas and suggestions from others; keep commitments; keep others informed of work progress, timetables, and issues; address problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions; address others by name, title, or other respectful identifier, and; respect the diversity of our work force in actions, words, and deeds.

Educational Requirements:
• High School diploma or equivalent required.

• One (1) year health care related experience in a pharmacy, home healthcare, infusion related setting or hospital is preferred teaching experience is helpful.

Elizabeth Valdez
Sr Executive Account Manager/Recruiter

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