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Patient Services Coordinator - Oncology

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday 8-430P

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services– all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

The Patient Service Coordinator ensures patients have been cleared for specialty services office visits.  Point person for all hospitals, department and other health care facilities pertaining to questions/concerns on all provider orders/ referrals. Provides support to clinical staff in order to facilitate the administrative components of clinical referrals for various services. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

·        Gathers pertinent information from insurance carriers, financial counselors, and other ancillary staff to make certain the patient’s financial obligations for services provided

·        Processes paperwork for new patients efficiently and in accordance with protocols. Verifies insurance coverage and obtains authorizations if needed from insurance carrier. Resolves pre-certification, registration and case-related concerns prior to a patient’s appointment

·        Tracks and support patients when they obtain services outside the practice e.g. Emergency departments, Hospital and other health care facilities.

·        Monitors and meets PCMH referral processes.

·        Enters referrals and documents communications, actions and other data in an information system. Ensures that all referral requests are properl6y signed and filed.

·        Care coordination – assists with specialty appointments and obtain needed tests recommended by specialist.

·        Communicates with other team members and referral teams constructively in order to reduce conflicts and enhance the resolution of issues.

·        Be the system navigator and point of contact for patients and families, with patients and families having direct access for asking questions and raising concerns on orders and referrals.

·        Working collaboratively with other team members, provide care management services for high risk patients.

·        Obtains insurance referrals for patients, getting PA for diagnostic imaging and sending referrals to specialist office for cardiac and preventative screenings.



·        Associate’s degree or equivalent knowledge in ambulatory environment.


·        Five years experience working with referral processes.

·        Familiarity with EPC EHR system


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your

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