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SUNY Upstate Medical University Admissions Coordinator in Syracuse, New York

Admissions Coordinator

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Department:Patient Access-Admin/Admitting

Employer:State of New York

Payroll Title:TH Staff Assistant 1, NSSL2

Bargaining Unit:UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)

Salary:$42,651 + DOQ

Work type:Full-time


Categories:Administrative, Secretarial & Clerical

Job Summary:

The Admissions Coordinator will be responsible for verifying insurance eligibility & benefits, initiating pre-certification with payer, contacting Utilization Review department for concurrent review, research patient's co pay/deductible/out of pocket expense and collect from the patient either in-house or upon discharge. Responsible for working with Patient Flow Coordinator to follow up on bed placement activity, bed transfer and discharge of inpatients. Answer a large volume of telephone calls regarding inpatient admissions and from insurance companies. Interacts with all levels of clinical staff regarding patient activity. Ensures Clinical Physician Order Entry are correct based on how patient was scheduled. Responsible for overseeing the paperwork for in-house expirations and works with physicians to obtain signature on electronic death certificate. Will be responsible for securing & releasing patient valuables. Also responsible for researching & collect patient's financial responsibility in person or with patient via phone.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree and 3 years relevant experience (preferably in a hospital or healthcare related setting) or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent communication skills and ability to handle multiple priorities required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of medical terminology and prior experience with hospital patient benefits and authorization requirements for Admissions preferred.

Work Days:

Message to Applicants:

Recruitment Office: Human Resources

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Advertised:Sep 16 2020Eastern Daylight Time

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