Job Description

This position is responsible for obtaining prior authorization from health plans for inpatient and outpatient services ordered or provided for Samaritan Healthcare providers at any Samaritan Healthcare site. The Prior Authorization Specialist will ensure that the health plan is prepared to reimburse Samaritan Hospital for services in accordance with the payer-provider contract.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree; experience will be considered in lieu of education. Minimum of two (2) years of Admitting, Scheduling, or Billing experience required. Basic medical terminology. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and multitask. Minimum mathematical skills – must have the ability to do addition, subtraction, division, multiplication. Basic Life Support Heartsaver (HS) level to be completed within three (3) months of hire.

P-Time: 30 hrs/wk

Mon-Fri 7a-1:30p