Sanford Health

Intake Coordinator | Health Plan - Pharmacy/Utilization Management

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Oct 30, 2020
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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Cherapa Place Building

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Address: 300 N Cherapa Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The intake coordinator serves as a support to health plan teams by completing administrative tasks and coordinating activities such as answering telephones, taking messages and answering routine questions. In addition, composes, types and distributes meeting notes, routine correspondence, presentations, billing, reimbursement or monthly reports. May maintain master copies of company policy and procedure manuals, keeping them up-to-date. Manages all mailings to members and responsible for necessary correspondence. Documents all member/provider interaction in member database software per expected workflow. Strong verbal and written skills geared toward communicating by phone, in writing and in person. Must project a positive and professional image. Must be able to interact compassionately with members on a one-on-one basis and anticipate their needs through careful listening and patience. Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks under constant pressure. Microsoft Office skills are required. Awareness of when and how to access additional resources to meet needs of members.
For individuals supporting utilization management: Performs resource benefit policy management, triages inbound and outbound calls, processes intake requests (prior authorizations), completes data entry and assigns cases to appropriate clinical team members. Supports medical management programs and operations.
For individuals supporting case management: Leads the initial intake and review of members who are eligible for medical and behavioral health case management services. Assigns members to team based on risk score and clinical rules. Provides support to case managers by scheduling telephonic visits with members, completing initial clinical screening questionnaire of members, facilitating correspondence with members including educational materials and other resources. Reviews Sanford Health Plan member risk score reports.


High School diploma or general education diploma required. Associate degree preferred.
Two years in a business or health care setting with strong emphasis on customer service and handling confidential matters. Health system experience preferred
Based on facility needs, may require a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Job Function: Health Plan

Req Number: R-30920

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