Referral Specialist

Job Number 58258
Posted 10/17/2018
Account Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Department MMG Central Unit
Location |ME| WESTBROOK - OTHER, ME 04102
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Variable
Hours Days
Job Details Job Summary:

The Referral Specialist provides administrative support to coordinate managed care referrals from primary care physician ancillary services. Serves as a point person for all managed care issues. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.

Job Requirements:

A High School Diploma or GED is required.Medical office experience desired. Strong customer service skills essential, including excellent interpersonal and telephone communication skills. Must possess organizational skills and attention to detail. Independent judgment required in prioritizing tasks. The incumbent must be computer literate.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.