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Admissions Coordinator (Chambersburg)

  • Job ID: 761886742
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: Richards Orthopaedics
  • Location: 144 South 8th Street, Chambersburgh PA 17201
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.19 to $22.65 / hour


Richards Orthopaedics-UPMC is currently hiring an Admissions Coordinator to provide front office suppport, with a focus on prior authorizations and referrals. In this role, you will act as a liaison between the providers and the patients. In this role, you will perform duties and responsibilities in a manner that coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC, including demonstration of basic service excellence towards the patients.

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  • Coordinates referrals and authorizations for procedures of patients 
  • Maintains referral / authorization documentation within patient charts within Epic 
  • Schedules appointments for Richards Orthopaedics as needed
  • Communicates the need for follow up appointments to patients 
  • Consistently works cooperatively and pleasantly with all staff, patients, family members, and referral sources
  • Monitors in-baskets messages for scheduling appointments and other patient-related matters
  • Fast-paced enviroment requiring ability to communicate with patients via phone and in-person



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of administrative support experience required.
  • Associate's degree or completion of secretarial program is preferred.
  • Proficient with personal computers, word processing, spreadsheet and data base management, email, and electronic scheduling (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) and use of Internet is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and office management experience preferred.
  • Courtesy, diplomacy, service excellence, confidentiality and good judgment are inherent in the job and are pre-requisites.
  • Ability to communicate with all customers including residents, family members, visitors and staff is required.
  • Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating problem situations and take initiative in referring such situations to the appropriate person is required.
  • Ability to demonstrate composure at all times exhibiting courtesy, respect and a helpful positive attitude at all times in face-to-face and telephone interactions with customers is imperative.
  • Ability to prepare accurate typed material and complete assignments with accuracy and attention to details in a timely manner is required.
  • Physical activities essential to satisfactorily perform this position involve; balance, crouching, grasping, fingering, kneeling, lifting 35-50 pounds without assistance, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, and stooping.
  • Sensory and communicative activities essential to satisfactory performance in this position include; hearing seeing, smelling, speaking, tolerating an above average level of stress and maximum interaction with people.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks are required.
  • Possibly be exposed to inside environmental conditions, physical hazards and chemical hazards.

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  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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