Outpatient Coordinator, Sedlacek Center

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by facilitating admissions to treatment, care coordination and other outpatient activities as needed at the Sedlacek Treatment Center.
Job Duties
  • Assist in urine collections for UA's
  • Understands the functions of AA and NA within the community
  • Works independently and demonstrate timely follow through on all requests
  • Effectively provide utilization reviews with third party payor
  • Submit accurate billing in timely manner
  • Meets all state and Joint Commission standards as required in chart documentation
  • Works with patients to resolve any insurance matters
  • Demonstrate compassions for the patient and their families
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of substance abuse and mental health issues
  • Assist the Treatment Supervisor in meeting patients needs via the treatment experience
Department Specific Duties
  • N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse / dependency.as well as knowledge of mental health diagnosis.
  • Ability to speak the same language as an insurance reviewer in order to obtain approved days for the patient.
  • Knowledge of axis 1 - 5 as it relates to utilization reviews.
Professional Experience
  • Prefer one year experience working with insurance companies.
  • In addition, at least one year experience working with patients who have mental health and or substance abuse disorders prefered.
  • Bachelors degree preferred in psychology, social work or related field.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • None
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Light: Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Sedlacek Center
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-Th 9am-4pm Fri 9am-1pm

Job ID: 81994

Posted 27 days ago

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