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Principal Admitting Worker - Oncology Admin. - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 11626

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Updated: December 21, 2018
Job Family: Support Services

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Principal Admitting Worker

Position Number:                      10002669

Reports to:                                 Sr. Director, Cancer Center

Working Title:                            Principal Admitting Worker

Cost Center:                              Oncology Admin. (8766)

Bargaining Unit:                       EX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                  9031

Date Created:                            10/01/2018

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         40.00


Position Summary: 

Under supervision of the Admit Worker Supervisor, responsible for scheduling clinic patients for surgery and diagnostic procedures.  Assures all necessary paperwork is completed and forwarded to appropriate departments.  Assists in  determining if the patient's source of funding covers proposed surgery/procedure and inquires about expiration dates.  Determines that physician documentation reflects need for proposed surgery/procedure.  Obtains surgery/procedure date and time based on physician availability and operating room schedule.  Communicates effectively with patients in order to obtain demographic and financial data.  Provides accurate wait time estimates when available.  Acts as a liaison between admissions, other departments and operating room.  Notifies departments, services, physicians and the patient if surgery/procedure date/time is rescheduled and updates all as necessary.  Responsible for inputting demographic and financial data into the SMS System following basic computer flows and codes.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $20.86   Midpoint  $23.40   Maximum  $25.94


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to interpret and understand various medical insurance plans and make accurate determinations regarding coverage

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings

Demonstrated experience using MS Office

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

General knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes

Minimum one (1) year recent experience (within past two (2) years) registering patients in a hospital or clinic, working as a Medical Assistant, or working in medical billing

Must be able to travel to off site physician practices

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must demonstrate general understanding of medical terminology

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Previous experience with computer registration and registration scheduling system


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Experience in surgical scheduling

Experience with Epic

Familiarity of Joint Commission standards

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.




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