Authorization Coordinator, Desert Orthopedics - East Bend Bend OR
Company: Interpath Laboratory
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Desert Orthopedics - East Bend, part of Praxis Health, is a
thriving, patient focused organization with clinics and labs
scattered across the beautiful state of Oregon. You likely know us
as High Lakes Health Care, Aspen Mountain Dermatology, Pacific
Crest Neurology, Urology Specialists of Oregon, Cascade
Gastroenterology, Endocrinology Services Northwest and Desert
Orthopedics. We want to add members to our team who will engage
with our mission of working toward lower cost, healthier patients
and happier medical teams.
We are currently looking to add another Authorization Coordinator
to our team who can help support our growing needs. W e hope to
find the perfect fit for our team soon! If you are a fast learner,
hard worker and overachiever, this position might be for you. Aside
from possessing the qualities that any patient care role requires,
this position necessitates one of the most daunting skill sets in
the healthcare industry- the ability to fluently speak insurance.
Our current team and leadership are willing to provide any needed
training and support to make the person we hire successful, but a
background in the insurance industry would give any candidate a
This position is customer service and patient care intensive. The
ideal applicant is someone who is comfortable and willing to
explain coding and billing over the phone with not only patients-
but insurers, medical staff and providers.
Our organization has a mission of providing infinite resources to
our patients with authenticity. We believe that the entire team
plays an role in each patients care; so we seek to hire employees
who will take pride in themselves, and their work.
Duties of this position will include obtaining prior authorizations
for services that are not customary plan benefits, calling on
referrals, scheduling and interacting with patients, Primary Care
Physicians and/or Referring Physicians, data entry, patient file
and records maintenance, etc.
Schedule: Monday - Friday
We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the
Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here:
Benefits: We offer a competitive wage and benefits package, and on
top of this, you will work with a talented group of providers,
professionals and co-workers who are dedicated to the highest
standards of quality care. The family of providers within the
Praxis Health values those we provide for and we value our
- Laboratory discounts for in house testing
- Medical with In-Network & Custom Network discounts (No cost for
employee only coverage)
- Dental (No cost for employee only coverage)
- 401(K) with discretionary employer match
- Paid Time Off Essential Job Functions
- Obtains prior authorizations and referrals.
- Inputs correct data into Intergy.
- Performs clerical duties related to clinical service.
- Prepares and processes correspondence.
- Answers telephone, takes messages, and provides
- Requests, locates, sends and receives patient records.
- Monitors internal communications including but not limited to
task, emails, and voice
- Maintains files and assists establishing office systems.
- Assists in the care and maintenance of office equipment.
- Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include
medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes,
referral information, etc.;
scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage; managing and
charts to ensure that information is complete and filed
- Fulfills the organizations responsibilities as assigned
including; respecting and promoting
patient's rights; sharing problems with immediate supervisor.
- Other duties as assigned. Candidate must comply with all state,
local and federal rules, guidelines and requirements with respect
to safety and health. This includes, but is not limited to any
mandates with respect to the COVID-19 virus, such as PPE, testing,
or vaccination rules, absent a legally recognized need for
accommodation. Such accommodation requests should be promptly
submitted to HR and will be reviewed and approved based on the
Education and/or Experience:
- High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
- Education and/or work experience in medical insurance
authorizations and insurance coding preferred.
- Extensive customer service experience.
- Minimum two years of experience in a medical office setting
preferred. Praxis Health is a family of medical groups providing
high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon. Our
community-based clinics are the DNA of our business, providing
better medicine, advocacy for our patients, and a satisfying and
collaborative culture for our providers and staff.
The Praxis family approach is dynamically different than other
healthcare companies in Oregon. We are not "big box" health care,
but rather a company of small groups and clinics, of nimble
micro-cultures that can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well
as patient needs.
We have been serving communities across the beautiful and
adventurous state of Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers
and thought leaders in the industry. Our commitment to innovative
and operational excellence has allowed us to create healthcare
solutions that are both cost-efficient and cutting edge.
Come see how healthcare is done right!
Manual dexterity for office machine operation including computer
and calculator; stooping, bending to handle files and supplies,
sitting for extended periods of time. The employee must regularly
lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently life and/or move up to
25 pounds and occasionally life and/or move up to 50 pounds. Stress
can be triggered by multiple staff demands and deadlines.
Work is performed in an office environment. Involves frequent
contact with staff.
Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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