Job ID: 67996
Area of Interest: Clerical
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 8:00-4:30
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
University of Maryland Medical Center(UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents. Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.
Be Part of Something Greater!
Schedules patients for admissions, evaluations, re-evaluations and treatment in accordance with physicians' schedules, managed care contracts and UMMS policies and procedures. Accepts referrals from social workers, discharge planners, physicians and physicians' offices. Schedules outpatient tests and procedures required.
Obtains and inputs pre-authorization insurance and demographic information into the appropriate medical/scheduling system. Verifies patient benefits and eligibility prior to completing referral.
Reminds patients of upcoming appointments, changes to schedules, co-payments required, and pertinent insurance information.
Provides patients, family members and referral sources with information pertaining hospital policies and procedures, programs available and locations.
Coordinates patient transfers from other local hospitals to UMMC; responsible for locating hospital beds.
Maintains inventory and orders supplies and performs other office related duties as required.
Reviews all visits prior to surgery dates to determine need for referral or pre-authorization and collects all fees/co-payments prior to the day of surgery.
May maintain the operating room book for the department and/or division. Obtains all required labs/test results prior to day of surgery and forwards results to the PREP Center prior to surgery.
What You Need to Be Successful:
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
Three years work experience in an administrative or clerical position in a health care setting such as an acute care hospital, nursing home or Health Maintenance Organization performing relevant clerical activities.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The University Of Maryland Medical System