Employer: The Springs, Therapy Services
The Occupational Medicine Coordinator is responsible for being a liaison between Claim Managers, Providers and patients in order to help facilitate timely patient care and promote continuity of services regarding Workers Compensation and WA State L&I Services. Aids patients in navigating and understanding their medical recommendations and options via Workers Compensation. Have a working knowledge of WA State L&I forms and procedures as well as Self Insured Companies. Initiate & generate fee slips to submit provider requests to correct Provider, complete all steps including updating monthly stats log. Make phone calls or website visits to verify claims are in allowed status, take appropriate action if not. Initiate and follow up on authorization requests with claim managers. Help patients receive needed follow-up care by referral to appropriate health care, and ancillary services. Assure that patient's medically related needs are met and maintained throughout their medical treatment. Responsible for maintaining and improving professional competence. Participates in education/research activities. Works closely with all members of the team to assure knowledge is shared and workflows are appropriate.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: 1 year occupational medicine or healthcare experience preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Certified Medical Assistant in the state of Washington preferred. Current BLS preferred.
At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.
Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you! Come be the best of the best with us!
We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.
"Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."
Configurated Hours: Configuration 40 hour work week - Overtime accrues when working over 40 hours in a Sunday - Saturday work week
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ