Pre-Authorization Specialist-Home Health and Hospice
MultiCare Health System
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 107806
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Position Summary: The Pre-Authorization Specialist is responsible for service authorization, ongoing updates and assisting with monitoring of authorization compliance for Medicare and Non-Medicare funded services within the company. This position is also responsible for submitting outsourced referrals to our partner agencies in an effort to provide the most efficient response to patient needs. This is an intermediate level staff position working under limited supervision. Work situations require tact, judgment, discretion, and good customer service and organization skills. Major decisions are subject to the direction and review of the Home Health & Hospice Executive Director or her delegated management personnel. Serves as a liaison with Medicare and non-Medicare funding entities.
Minimum Requirements: Home Health or Hospice experience preferred. Medical records or medical office experience required. Medicare, State, Hospice, HMO, PPO and traditional insurance regulation experience preferred. Medical insurance experience preferred.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.