Job type full-time
Full job description
We are hiring: at ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in themIn addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wagesTuition reimbursement for qualifying degree programsWe also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.
What you will do: ascension is seeking a provider relations representative for austin, txThis is a field-based opportunity, with travel required throughout the austin, tx area and surrounding countiesIn this position, you will be responsible for building and maintaining partnerships with physicians, hospitals, ancillaries and large or complex physician organizations (providers)Other responsibilities may include:
Ensure consistent communication, support and education to providers on relevant topics like claims and/or authorization issues, new initiatives, and of the availability and functionality of the provider portal.
Serve as the primary lead for joint operating meetings of assigned providers.
Serve as a subject mater expert (sme) on incentive program(s).
Request, analyze and review provider-specific reports.
Offer alternatives and/or resolutions to undesirable report findings.
Identify and dissemniate best practices within the network while adhering to established guidelines.
Collaborate with leadership, co-workers, and staff in other departments to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.
What you will need: education:
High school diploma/ged with 2 years of experience, or associate`s degree, or bachelor`s degree required.
3 years of experience preferred.
Ba/bs in business is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years experience in managed care (provider relations/services; claims adjudication, medical coding, contracting) preferred.
Prior experience with medicaid or chip strongly preferred.
Valid and clean drivers license and car insurance.
Why join our team: when you join ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to allOur inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career pathIn fact, ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and developmentIf you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team todayEqual employment opportunity employer: ascension is an equal opportunity employer (eeo) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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