Provide coordination of services for medical billing and
appointments. Additionally, apply knowledge, judgment and skills to
assist with new youth admissions to the program.
Duties and Responsibilities
Secure medical providers to provide treatment for youth using
TAR (Treatment Authorization Referral) billing process. Educate
medical providers on how to perform TAR billing.
Act as a liaison between medical providers and the Office of
Refugee Resettlement to settle billing issues and outstanding
Handle all issues related to medical billing for youth within
Provide Treatment Authorization Referral assistance to team
members and program staff including submitting questions, providing
billing information to providers.
Arrange medical appointments for initial physicals, follow-up
visits, specialty appointments, and others in the timeframes
required by contractor.
Maintain billing records, and documentation of contracts with
Work with Division of Unaccompanied Children’s Services (DUCS)
team to coordinate services, documentation, and appointments.
Assist program staff to locate doctors, dentists, and other
medical specialists that accept TAR Billing.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
High School Diploma
Medical Billing and Coding Certification preferred.
Experience working in a social service setting.
Experience working with medical providers and billing
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish (or the major language of the
youth in care), preferred.
Ability to read, speak and write English and Spanish (or the
major language of the youth in care) utilizing proper format,
punctuation, spelling and grammar preferred.
Ability to work creatively and effectively in team setting as
well as independently.
Ability to effectively communicate with others on an
Ability to provide high quality customer service and build
relationships with providers.
Knowledge of the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of
Additional Work Requirements
Sits at work station for extended periods with continual
Near visual acuity to see video display terminals.
Hand and finger dexterity for key board use. Ability to lift up
to 40 pounds.
Ability to move freely about the office.
Ability to stoop, bend and lift arms over head.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to “Be The Rock That
Starts The Ripple”. A ripple of transformation in the individual
lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of
positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at
Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are
always looking for additional employees who want to make a big
impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic,
collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while
upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and
seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in
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