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Pre-Authorization Specialist in Port St. Lucie, FL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Pre-Authorization specialist. Must have 1+ years recent experience.
The Pre-Authorization specialist is responsible for providing accurate and complete data input for pre-certification requests and for providing excellent customer service for Chemo-Therapy, and Radiology.

  • Multi tasker with medical experience in oncology preferred
  • Knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology preferred
  • Fluent in English with proper punctuality
  • ICD 10 coding
  • Review structured clinical data matching it against medical terms and diagnoses or procedure codes
  • Call providers back with precertification numbers and file completed
  • Attends in-service, staff meetings, and essential education on own initiative

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in keyboarding/ computer use
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively and independently
  • Ability to effectively deal with emotionally challenged situations
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational and task prioritization skills
  • Patient advocacy focused
  • Team player maintains good relationships with patients and co-workers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity to use office equipment
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends in healthcare field

Required Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, associates preferred
  • One year previous experience in the medical field
  • Medical terminology required
  • Knowledge of medical services coding preferred

Hours: 7:30-5:00 (may have to stay a little late)