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Referral Management Specialist

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • R-0000010951
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Patient Access, Records, Health Information, Medical Records, and Coding
  • Business Operations
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

Under general supervision, the Referral Management Specialist I serves as the initial point of contact for individuals and referring physicians seeking access and referral information for medical care at MUSC. This position facilitates the referral process and schedules appointments for multiple specialties and primary care physicians in a call center environment utilizing an automated scheduling system. This role triages patient calls according to established algorithms, answers questions, resolves issues and refers to appropriate clinical team for clinical issues as appropriate. This position performs quality data collection of accurate information including demographic, physician, insurance, employment, next of kin, emergency contacts and other miscellaneous information needed to complete the patient’s information. This role performs activities to ensure effective operations of the clinics, while enhancing the revenue cycle and providing the highest level of customer service.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Cost Center

CC000593 CHS - Patient Access Center

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-19

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

Under general supervision, the Referral Management Specialist I serves as the initial point of contact for individuals and referring physicians seeking access and referral information for medical care at MUSC. This position facilitates the referral process and schedules appointments for multiple specialties and primary care physicians in a call center environment utilizing an automated scheduling system. This role triages patient calls according to established algorithms, answers questions, resolves issues and refers to appropriate clinical team for clinical issues as appropriate. This position performs quality data collection of accurate information including demographic, physician, insurance, employment, next of kin, emergency contacts and other miscellaneous information needed to complete the patient’s information. This role performs activities to ensure effective operations of the clinics, while enhancing the revenue cycle and providing the highest level of customer service.

Minimum Training and Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and two years’ experience in a Medical Office, Call Center, and/or customer service business environment required. The ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks in a busy environment necessary. Extensive experience with computers and technology including Windows, Excel, and Intranet/Internet navigation tools, as well as system content, essential. Strong demonstrated verbal, written, problem solving and presentation skills. Ability to work in self-directed manner while interacting with customers, physicians and departmental partners. Typing speed of 35 cwpm is required. A certified typing test can be completed by SC WORKS and must be presented at time of interview or a typing test will be conducted on-site at time of interview.

Additional Job Description

Education: High School Degree or Equivalent Work Experience: 0-6months

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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