Patient Services Coordinator/UKHC

Lexington - Kentucky (KY),

University of Kentucky

Job Description:

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, some standing/walking, and sitting for long periods of time.


Days, Monday-Friday

Job Summary

This position is key in coordinating patient care across several multi-disciplinary clinics.

This position will use communication and organizational skills to facilitate the multidisciplinary coordination of effort necessary for quality patient care/satisfaction by partnering with physicians, clinical and front desk staff, and other departments to achieve the desired outcome for patients/families.

The primary job functions of this position will be to schedule procedures and surgeries for various oncology specialists as well as obtain insurance authorizations for the services.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Experience in medical terminology, CPT and ICD-10 coding, obtaining insurance authorizations, scheduling procedures, working with electronic records, and customer service. Communication, organization and multi-tasking skills, computers.

Does this
position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate degree in a healthcare related field plus six years related experience preferred.

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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