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Prior Authorization Specialist

Posted: July 02, 2024
Salary:US$19 - US$22 per hour + Dental, Health, Vision, PTO, Weekly Pay
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Revenue Cycle
Work Location:On-site

Job description

We are hiring for Prior Authorization Specialists to join our team in the Stamford, CT area. We are seeking candidates who are professional, reliable, and match the listed qualifications below.

What's in it for you?

  • Dental, health, vision
  • Weekly Pay
  • PTO

Hours (the following options are available): M-F 8a-4p; M-F 9a-5p (open to 4 10s as well)

Job Type: Contract to hire

Job Title: Prior Authorization Specialist

Pay: $19-22/hr

Available Location(s): Stamford, CT


The Authorization Coordinator is responsible for obtaining appropriate insurance pre-certification/preauthorization
prior to the provision of scheduled Infusion Center services or treatments. This is an on-site position, which allows for
direct in person communication with patients, staff and providers. He/she is accountable for pre-registering patients in
Meditech, verifying insurance eligibility and obtaining authorization as needed from the payer, Additionally, he/she
will be the primary on-site liaison in the Infusion Center for referring providers' offices, patient access staff, insurance
carriers, as well as patients and other hospital staff regarding insurance pre-certification/preauthorization verification.
This position requires strong computer, interpersonal and communication and organizational skills, as well as
knowledge of 3 rd -party insurance pre-certification/preauthorization policies and procedures. At least 2 years of CPT /
HCPCS and ICD-10 coding experience and medical terminology is required. Knowledge of IV drug administration
coding and billing is a plus.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • At least 2 years medical coding and/or billing background
  • Good PC skills, especially Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and learn/ adapt to new systems and technology
  • Demonstrates patience, professionalism, and respect consistently with patients, providers, and staff.
  • Is dependable, punctual, and works with a high degree of integrity and accountability.
  • Provides high-quality customer service at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested in order to maintain a high level of service.
  • Accepts direction and constructive criticism and responds appropriately.
  • Effectively works as a member or a care team, and communicates effectively with co-workers, supervisors and
    management regarding any issues or concerns.
  • Complies with departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
  • Must be able to articulate well in English and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Apply today!!