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Sedgwick Intake Care Coordinator in Columbus, Ohio
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Intake Care Coordinator
IF YOU CARE, THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick’s talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets—their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
PRIMARY PURPOSE : To provide world class customer service and service delivery to our clients and patients through processing referrals in the delivery of medical goods and services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Reaches out to patients in relation to new or already processing referrals confirming patient demographic information, providing updates on the referral, and/or confirming delivery of said goods or service.
Communicates with vendor partners, claims adjusters and nurse case managers providing updates on new referrals as well as referrals already in process.
Procures vendor partners for each referral as it relates to the goods or services requested.
Responsible for making or taking phone calls on existing referrals, new referrals, or other team members referrals.
Provides quotes back to clients for approval or follow up on quotes already sent to obtain written approval for requested referrals ensuring that each referral is deemed medically necessary and approved by the claim’s adjuster.
Confirms all required and relevant billing information exists in each referral as it relates to the workflow and billing processes in place and moves those referrals to be billed each day.
Processes referrals per state regulations and workers compensation guidelines.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Education & Licensing
High school diploma or GED required.
Two (2) years of industry experience in healthcare network and patient care scheduling or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
Strong customer service skills
Strong critical thinking skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.