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Referral Coordinator - SMG Ortho TSL

at Steward Health Care System

Posted: 10/12/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 37983
Keywords: office

Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - West
Posted Date: 10/12/2020

Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

Position Summary:

The Referral Coordinator ensures Referrals made by the providers are processed to ensure our patients receive a timely follow-up, on their diagnosis. They verify patient’s insurance and request authorization for pending referrals. Referral Coordinators are required to follow up patients to ensure the patient has all required information.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have a high school degree or general equivalence degree.
  2. A minimum of one (1) year experience in a physician’s practice and/or healthcare environment
  3. It would be helpful if person is a Medical Assistant or a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  4. Must demonstrate knowledge of appropriate skills for communicating with all ages.
  5. Must demonstrate knowledge of computers.

Experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Understanding of hospice and palliative care: coordination of admission process
  • Must have a strong knowledge of medical terminology
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Patient Database, e-mail), voicemail
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Organization skills

Physical Requirements:

Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral tools

Benefits:

We have many plans with various deductibles, which can cover individuals or families so you can customize a plan that will work for you! Steward Health Care works with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide affordable health insurance for our employees. Our Health Plans Highlights are:

    • Deductibles will not apply to services provided by a Steward provider (Tier 1).
    • Office visits copays will be $0 when a member uses a Steward Provider (Tier 1).
    • Mental Health and Substance Abuse office visits will be $0 for all In-Network providers (Tier1, Tier 2, and Tier 3).

Other Benefits provided:

Dental, Vision, Health Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, and more.

All positions subject to close without notice
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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