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Office Coordinator

Description

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is currently hiring a full-time Office Coordinator. This position will be primarily located at our Indiana location, but will float to our Punxsutawney location when coverage is needed.

The Office Coordinator will manage the front office staff in collaboration with the Practice Manager. They will coordinate front office scheduling and staff assignments, and serve as resource to address patient, family, staff, or Physician needs and concerns.


Responsibilities:
  • Obtain accurate demographic, next of kin, insurance information including referrals/authorizations.
  • Ensure patient scheduling is accurate.
  • Develop and maintain a patient-centric culture, centered around patient arrival and follow up activities in line with the consumerism initiatives, if applicable.
  • Monitor and meet practice specific benchmarks inclusive of point of service and scheduling (inclusive of template management for timely patient access), if applicable.
  • Manage front office staff in practice. Work closely with manager to ensure specific needs are met. Coordinate scheduling and staff assignments.
  • Work denial work queues in conjunction with the CBO.
  • Ensure accuracy for all daily charge input, both inpatients and outpatients of CPT and diagnosis codes.
  • Oversee orientation/training including cross training to ensure staff availability/coverage requirements caused by vacations, sickness, or peak loads.
  • Compile departmental data on patient caseload and physician intervals to ensure appropriate staffing levels.
  • Ensure a positive customer service atmosphere and interactions in office areas through ongoing training/development/monitoring of staff. Seek physician/staff feedback to ensure interactions are appropriate. Investigate/resolve customer complaints.
  • Collaborate with manager in selecting, monitoring and evaluating front office staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree + 6 months of experience 
  • OR Associate's Degree in Health Care or Business + 2 years of experience 
  • OR High School Diploma + 4 years of experience

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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