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Precertification Coordinator

We Are Hiring

Precertification Coordinator with Ascension Saint Thomas Heart at Saint Thomas West hospital in Nashville, TN. 

We are located at: 4230 Harding Road, Suite 410. 

This is a Full-Time, Day position with hours of Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm. 

We are looking for a candidate with billing, insurance, or front desk experience.  A candidate who has experience with precertification of surgeries and handling insurance is highly preferred. 

Come join our growing team! We offer competitive wages and benefits, while encouraging work/life balance.  We thrive on a fun and friendly work environment. 

 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What Saint Thomas Health has to offer:

Power of Purpose:

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.

Culture of Teamwork:

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Professional Development:

By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

Compensation/Benefits:

Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

Innovative Environment:

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to coordinate with physicians offices and insurance companies in obtaining authorization for all hospital admissions.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains authorization on for admissions as required by health plans.
  • Enters patient insurance authorizations and any pertinent information from insurance company into the patient account history. Documents insurance coverage of services to be provided.
  • Notifies case management about interactions with insurance companies regarding services. Manages denials or potential denials as described by insurer.
  • Monitors and reviews applicable schedule to ensure that authorization and initial length of stay is obtained and on file.

What You Will Need

Work Experience:

  • Handling insurance and precertification of surgeries experience preferred
  • 2+ years of customer service experience preferred

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 365517
Category: Patient Services
Facility: TNNAS ST Medical Partners
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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