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Medical Referral Coordinator

Post Date: January 27th, 2020
Job Role
Medical Referral Coordinator
Full Time
$17.00 - $18.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
Job ID

Medical Referral Coordinator

Our busy Orthopedic practice is hiring an experienced full-time Referral Coordinator – Insurance Verification Specialist. We are looking for experience in a professional medical office setting with insurance verification and authorization for medical care.

Medical Referral Coordinator duties:

  • Support 3 of our Physician / Surgeons with referrals and authorizations for patient care
  • Use online portals for medical insurance companies to verify Insurance eligibility and coverage
  • Obtain authorizations for outside consults, tests, imaging, meds and physical therapy
  • Ensure all insurance, demographic and eligibility information is obtained, and entered into the system accurately
  • Research, follow up and resolve open & pending authorizations
  • Follow up with work comp adjuster within appropriate timelines
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information in compliance with HIPAA
  • Other duties as assigned by department lead or office manager

Medical Referral Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year of experience in health insurance verification and authorizations
  • knowledge of Commercial Insurance
  • Workers Compensation experience a plus
  • Ability to read and understand explanations of medical benefits
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Must present a professional demeanor verbally and in writing
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • We will require a background check and drug screen upon an offer of employment

Medical Referral Coordinator Compensation:

The pay rate is $17-18.00 hr. based on experience.  We offer health, dental and vision insurance.  We have a 401K with employer matching.  We will also provide and pay for your parking.


Our commitment to you

Plaza Personnel Service specializes in direct hire medical staffing for Physician offices throughout San Diego, CA.   Our goal is to make a great long term match with the employer and employee.  We will listen and understand your experience, your goals and your needs.  We make every effort to match the candidate with the employer so that a long and happy working relationship results. 


This opportunity is offered through Plaza Personnel Service, a permanent placement employment agency.  Plaza Personnel has specialized in direct hire medical staffing for Doctors offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our website at

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