Penn State Health Medical Group
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: One evenings per week, no weekends
The Managed Care Specialist / Medical Assistant is responsible for coordinating all patient referrals to specialist and outside testing facilities. The Managed Care Specialist / Medical Assistant is responsible for tracking all referrals to determine physician usage and reconciling referral reports. The Managed Care Specialist / Medical Assistant is responsible for providing appropriate staff with updated information on new referral procedures and updating the referral grid with these changes the referral grid with these changes
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or current license as an RN or LPN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Ability to deal courteously with patients
Ability to maintain effective working relationship with other employees
Ability to speak, read, write, and audibly understand the English language
Ability to lift 25 pounds
Ability to perform basic mathematical skills
Ability to operate basic computer equipment
Prior clinical experience preferred
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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