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Requisition Number 17-0894
Post Date 12/1/2017
Title Physician Office Specialist I
Department Physician Practice Division
Location Sewickley, PA - Physician Office Division
Work Hours Temporary Fulltime Position with the potential for permanent employment for a busy Family Practice with locations in Edgeworth and Cranberry Township.

Monday through Thursday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM; Fridays, 8:00AM to 4:00PM.

Candidate will work at both locations.

No weekends or holidays.

Estimated Hours Per Pay 80
Benefits Status Temporary
Pay Grade PPG Grade 104
Description Coordinates patient information to ensure that referral requests are received, in proper order, analyzed and forwarded to appropriate physicians for completion. Initiates requests for pre-certification and authorization of patient services, verifies insurance information, data entry of documents and authorizations, communicates status of authorizations to medical staff. Schedules referral appointments for tests, procedures, and follow-up. Performs other clerical duties as needed, which may include billing/posting, verifying insurance information, scheduling appointments, handling patient inquiries, and front office reception and/or discharge.

About Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System is $480 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,500 employees and more than 450 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage Valley Beaver; in 60 physician offices; and 18 community satellite facilities. For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit
Requirements Required: High school diploma or GED. Knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-9 and 10 CPT coding. Computer skills. Successful completion of applicable clearances as outlined in Human Resources policy HR-106 within 90 days of commencing employment.

Preferred: Physician Office experience, referral experience.

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