Parkview North Hospital Authorizations Manager in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Parkview Health-Financial Clearance Management - Full Time, Days, Monday - Friday 8am-5pm Posted 2019-01-10 Req # 139228 Summary Responsible for the organization, implementation, management and daily administrative duties of the Access Center Authorization Department. Supervises and directs all activities of assigned staff. Ensures department secures authorization for physician and hospital services to secure payment and reduced authorization denials for Parkview Health. Accountable for established financial performance metrics related to authorizations completed and denial write offs. Responsible for continuous improvement with assigned area as well as promoting staff participating in the delivery of quality performance and service excellence. Develops process for timely completion of authorization status. Develops key metrics inclusive of denial education and cancellations. Communicates clearly to providers, patients, and departments with regards to patient status. # Education Bachelor#s degree in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Finance, or Supervision required. # Experience 2-5 years experience in the healthcare field. Previous experience in a leadership role preferred. Authorization/Revenue Cycle experience preferred. # Other Qualifications Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates working knowledge of Microsoft applications.