Qual Assur/Utiliz Review Sr Tech/UKHC

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Job Title:

Qual Assur/Utiliz Review Sr Tech/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Utilization Review Senior Technician

Department Name:

H4027: REV Cycle MGT-PFE

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing).


Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Job Summary:

The Utilization Review Senior Technician is responsible for contacting insurance with notice of admission, communicating authorization information to UR nurse, and communicating final authorization/approval to the hospital billing office.

Additional duties include answering the UR main phone line, processing incoming faxes in a timely manner, data entry, managing 3M reports and work lists, and various other duties as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills (Excel, Word, etc.), extensive working knowledge of electronic health records, exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills, effective written and verbal communication, and effective problem-solving skills.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

High school diploma and at least five full years of employment in a healthcare related organization; previous experience working with the precertification process highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


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.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time