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Transportation Appointment Specialist
PORTLAND OR 97240
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-88398747

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Transportation Appointment Specialist

**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Centralized Appointments Specialist (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Elderplace Belmont in Portland, OR.**

**In this position, you will:**

+ Be responsible for tracking, scheduling, and maintenance of outside medicalspecialist referrals for routine or episodic needs of participants for lab,medical specialty, transportation requests, and physician/nurse practitionerorders.

+ Obtain and manage referrals and prior authorizations.

+ Represent the main line of communication with outside medical specialty officestaff in coordinating health information and appointments.

+ Review referrals, follow-up and refer to appropriate staff.

**Qualifications:**

**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ 2 years of experience working in an office setting that includes utilizing a computer for data and word processing

+ 1 year of experience with frail or elderly population

+ In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required for this position based upon the location of the position. Fingerprinting may be required also.

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ Experience using an electronic medical health record system

+ Experience working with multiple medical offices coordinating and safeguarding protected health information

+ Experience using transportation scheduling software

+ Working knowledge of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) coding

**About Providence in Oregon**

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as **acknowledging** and welcoming each visitor, **introducing** ourselves and Providence, **addressing** people by name, **providing** the duration of estimated wait times and **updating** frequently if timelines change, **explaining** situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully **listening** to their concerns, and always **thanking** people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

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**Our Mission**

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** On Call

**Shift:** Day

**Job Category:** Patient Services

**Location:** Oregon-Portland

**Req ID:** 181139

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