Referral Coordinator (ID 4311)

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Referral Coordinator

Referral Coordinator (ID 4311)

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Referral Coordinator (pays up to $21) PLUS Hire on Bonus $500

SE Portland

Med-X Staffing has partnered with a multi specialty organization to fill their Referral Coordinator position. We work with such organizations as Legacy, Adventist, The Oregon Clinic, plus many small and large private practices.

We seek a Referral Coordinator who wants to find a good employer with excellent benefits and a Referral Coordinator who can provide outstanding customer service to the internal and external customer. The ideal Referral Coordinator is proficient in Microsoft Office, and is a self-starter with the ability to multi-task & prioritize. Open to a Medical Assistant looking for a career change!

Compensation for Referral Coordinator pays up to $21 per hour DOE PLUS Hire-on Bonus $500

The starting wage for Referral Coordinator ranges from $17.00 - $21.00 per hour depending on experience.


  • A minimum of one year of experience as a referral coordinator preferred.
  • A minimum of one year experience in a healthcare setting, healthcare insurance company, or managed care organization is preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT procedure and ICD-9 coding required.
  • Prior experience with an EMR system preferred.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with little supervision.
  • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with members, physicians, providers, payors, and co-workers.
  • Medical Assistant experience with knowledge of medication administration (mg/kg dosages) helpful but not required.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Verifying eligibility, checking benefits, documenting physician direct referrals, and pre-certification or authorizations of certain services as defined by the patient’s health insurance plan, via phone, fax or written requests.
  • Must have experience with Managed Care referrals and insurance authorizations including PPO, POS, HMO, and Medicare.
  • Previous experience with Centricity a plus, and clinical background is helpful.

Job Type: Full-time

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