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Kadlec Referral Specialist - Rheumatology in Kennewick, Washington


Kadlec Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Referral Specialist KC to join our growing Rheumatology team located in Kennewick, Washington!

Shift Details: 0.0 FTE, On Call, Days


Minimum Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 1 year office experience, which includes receptionist duties

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in a hospital or physician office with a background in medical terminology, Insurance, CPT codes, or ICD-9 codes

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Referral Specialist you will execute patient insurance referrals, consultations, and diagnostic procedures relating to Kadlec Clinic. Also functions as back up to front office assistant performing a variety of duties related to that position. This position may require floating to other clinics.

  • Embraces Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

  • Understands, embraces, and instills the Kadlec Clinic Guiding Principles.

  • Schedules consultation and diagnostic appointments for patients per provider order.

  • Completes requested forms.

  • Obtains insurance authorization for appointments.

  • Contacts patients to provide appointment time, location and preparation information for appointment.

  • Answers patient questions regarding appointments and testing

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree ( and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here:

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Kennewick

Req ID: 266475