11 days old

Patient Access Manager/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Patient Access Manager/UKHC
Requisition Number RE27243
Working Title Centralized Authorization Manager
Department Name H4027: REV Cycle MGT-PFE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $53,477-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally standing or walking with objects up to 10lbs-25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstations for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasional (<10 of the time) job-related travel.


Primarily days, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, but will also include evenings, nights, and weekends per departmental needs.

Job Summary

The Patient Access Manager for insurance verification & pre-authorizations will be responsible for directing the daily operations for the authorization staff by providing workflow management, assessing organizational Structure, process and tools, and work productivity and standards. This position will establish goals and objectives for the authorization staff; serve as the primary communication liaison for clinical department leadership; and promote Patient Access initiatives. The Patient Access Manager will also manage staffing needs by interviewing and selecting best-fit candidates; completing time-keeping functions; leading through appropriate training, coaching, and corrective action; and serving as the next level of escalation for authorization team supervisors and other departmental contacts.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess experience with pre-registration, pre-authorization activities and insurance verification programs; have the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; be well organized; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; strong ability to engage and motivate others; active listening skills; and a thorough understanding of resource and employee management.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 5-6 years of healthcare experience, preferred. Experience with pre-registration activities & insurance verification programs highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 04/14/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-02 Expires: 2021-05-02

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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