Ascension Health Precertification Coordinator in Hoover, Alabama

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Precertification Coordinator - Patient Accounting 003 - PRN, Day - St Vincent's 119 Health & Wellness - Hoover, AL

PRN As Needed - Up to 24 hours per week

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

St. Vincent’s 119 Facility

St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness located in Hoover, AL is an integrated approach to wellness offering a unique blend of medical, fitness, day spa, and diagnostic services for healthy living. At St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, we have been caring for the medical needs of our patients for more than 10 years on our campus. As a part of St. Vincent’s Health System, we have a longstanding reputation for providing high quality, high touch medical care in the convenience of your own community. We offer a wide range of medical services on our campus, including: outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy and executive health. Our executive physicals feature some of the most comprehensive diagnostic testing available anywhere.

  • Part of the largest Faith based, not for profit hospital in Alabama.

  • Beautiful facility in Hoover, AL

  • Personal Health and Wellness services.

  • Unique blend of medical, fitness, day spa, and diagnostic treatment.

  • Executive health that is state of the art with personal corsage service.

  • Spa equipped with trained massage therapist, estheticians, cosmetic consults and nail treatments.

What You Will Do

As a Precertification Coordinator with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to coordinate with physicians offices and insurance companies in obtaining authorization for all hospital admissions.


  • Obtains authorization on for admissions as required by health plans.

  • Enters patient insurance authorizations and any pertinent information from insurance company into the patient account history. Documents insurance coverage of services to be provided.

  • Notifies case management about interactions with insurance companies regarding services. Manages denials or potential denials as described by insurer.

  • Monitors and reviews applicable schedule to ensure that authorization and initial length of stay is obtained and on file.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required

Preferred Experience:

  • Medical Office Background Experience

  • Scheduling Experience

  • Insurance Verification and Pre-Certification experience

  • Medical Background / Clinical Setting Experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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