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Residential Authorization Coordinator

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland, Oregon

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/01/2019

This position will work at an office off of Division and 18th. The schedule will be day time hours, between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.

The Residential Authorization Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Residential Authorization Manager to assure that Cascadia client services documentation meets medical necessity and appropriateness of proposed care criteria. The individual in this position will complete and submit all service authorization and reauthorization requests for residential clients, appeal denials, and assist with correction of service documentation errors to prevent revenue loss within the residential programs. The individual in this position will also assist with other residential documentation tasks including completion of admit and discharge processes within the electronic health record for residential clients. This position will report to the Residential Authorization Manager who will assign workflows and assist with these duties.

High School or GED required.
Experience in administrative coordination in a healthcare setting.
Project management skills, including ability to establish detailed tracking systems, motivate staff, and see a project through to successful completion
Budget development and oversight
Operate computer hardware and software at a level needed to effectively perform job functions
Advanced Word processing and Excel skills, intermediate database skills
Ability to work effectively within multiple electronic systems to utilize data, create reports and complete essential functions of job.
Accurate typing and data entry skills
Ability to commute to various locations.

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