Access Coordinator - Breast Center

locationNewark - Delaware (DE),

atChristiana Care Health Systems

Estimated salary $19.06 an hour

Job Description:

We seek an Access Coordinator for the Breast Center. The Access Coordinator collaborates with physician/office to ensure a seamless delivery of services by verifying required pre-authorizations for Breast Imaging procedures (i.e. MRI) prior to patient visit. Promotes patient and physician satisfaction through proactive administrative services to ensure a smooth coordination of scheduling of Breast Center Imaging Procedures for Radiologist.


  • We offer robust healthcare benefits, tuition reimbursement, competitive pay and a 403b plan.

  • Make a difference in the lives of our patients!

  • ChristianaCare was listed as a Top Best Employer by Forbes Magazine!


Determines need, obtains and/or verifies pre-authorizations or referrals of assigned schedules, in collaboration with the referring physician office, for high end imaging studies; MRI.

Performs daily operational duties such as scheduling, registration, pre-registration, verification, and authorization for imaging procedures utilizing the RIS and Soarian systems. Documents all case

information in RIS/Soarian.

Communicates patient demographic and clinical information to UM (Utilization Management) Companies (AIM, NIA, etc) and/or 3rd party insurance providers, for referral and pre-certification requirements as appropriate.

Communicates status of prior authorization to patients and reschedules as necessary.

Maintains a solid working knowledge of insurance and billing requirements related to Imaging procedures for maximum reimbursement of claims and to minimize financial risks.

Coordinates scheduling of Radiologist procedures for patients.

Maintain schedule in Outlook of schedules Radiologist procedures.


Associates degree in Business/Medical related field.

Two years of experience in a medical setting or physician's office. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Knowledge of 3rd party billing practices.

Knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding.

Knowledge of RIS and Soarian systems.

Hours: The hours for this position are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No weekends or holidays!

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