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Intake Coordinator

Intake Coordinator

Job ID 
2018-1313
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Fairfield
Category 
Administrative/Clerical

More information about this job

Overview

Nextron Infusion Services, an Amerita company, has been successfully providing home infusion services since 1990. At Nextron, we specialize in the administration of Remicade, IV Antibiotics, TPN, IVIG and other intravenous medications. Nextron is committed to providing our patients with outstanding clinical care in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. 

 

We are looking for an Intake Coordinator to join our team. The Intake Coordinator will report to the Intake Supervisor and work in our Fairfield, NJ branch.

 

As a core member of the Intake team, you will have primary responsiblity for the timely clearance of new referrals. We will help you achieve your goals through continuous professional development and regular career progression discussions.

Responsibilities

As an Intake Coordinator, you will...

  • Take Infusion Therapy referrals from referral sources.
  • Ensure that all intake forms are complete, clear and within Amerita's scope of service.
  • Obtain authorizations and re-authorizations as required by payers.
  • Enter patient demographic, insurance and authorization information into the computer system.
  • Communicate with other departments regarding the status of referrals.
  • Notify patients/families regarding coverage and payment responsibilities.
  • Understand which insurance companies have active contracts with Amerita.
  • Ensure that insurance verification is completed and authorization is in place prior to giving the referral to a Pharmacist.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient and proprietary information.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent required; Associate's Degree or some college preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience collecting referral information in the healthcare market
  • Experience working with all payer types, including Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance companies
  • Knowledge of insurance verification and pre-certification procedures
  • Understands the scope of services that Amerita can provide
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills