Prior Authorization Manager

Arizona Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates, P.C Phoenix , AZ 85004

Posted 4 months ago

ABOUT AARA: Arizona Arthritis & Rheumatology is the largest private Rheumatology practice in the United States. The practice has 45 providers, 9 sites and over 200 employees providing assessment and treatments for rheumatological, podiatric and electromyography patients.

Our providers work together to keep patients healthy and are recognized for excellence in medicine and for being pioneers in new treatments, ably supported by our Research department.

OUR VISION: To provide the best Rheumatology care, anywhere and, to balance sustainable operation with the highest possible level of patient care.

We are seeking a new member of our team to work in our Phoenix Administration Department as the Infusion Authorization Manager. At AARA the Infusion Department is responsible for 3 key things, we are seeking an Authorization Manager to organize, oversee, and manage the success of the Infusion Coordinators in conjunction with all 3:

A. Infusion Patient Communication (before and after infusion appointments)

B. Infusion Referrals and Authorization for Treatment

C. Infusion Scheduling / Rescheduling

Coordinates the daily and long-term strategic operations of Infusion Staff through close interaction with the Director of Infusion.

Assist in developing, implementing, and revising policies and procedures to assure that everyone within the infusion room adheres to the high standards of patient care.

Assists in hiring qualified team members serving as a catalyst and mentor for motivating productivity, innovation, high employee morale and commitment to the organization

Assist with regular staff meetings to communicate new ideas, resolve problems, obtain feedback and maintain the overall effectiveness of the staff

Directly supervises infusion coordinator team members and proactively manages their performance and development including but not limited to performance feedback, appraisals, and corrective actions

Conduct regular staff meetings to communicate new ideas, resolve problems, obtain feedback and maintain the overall effectiveness of infusion staff

Responds to employee grievances, complaints, and inquiries and seeks assistance when necessary

Knows HIPAA and other required laws.


The successful candidate must have some management experience
Proficient knowledge of medical terminology
Superior leadership, problem-solving, team building, and decision-making skills
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient computer software and database skills
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

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Prior Authorization Manager

Arizona Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates, P.C