Providence Health & Services Pre-Authorization Specialist in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Pre-Authorization Specialist (Authorizations, Days, 1.0) to Providence Medical Group in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits.

  • Identify third party resources available for financial assistance.

  • Assist patients with financial applications, including charity care.

  • Collect amounts due at the time of service and establish payment plans.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • One (1) year prior experience in a medical financial setting

  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English

  • Accurate typing/keyboarding skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • College education in medical terminology, accounting or related medical business field

  • Experience in Financial Counseling or Patient Registration

  • Experience providing customer service in a health care organization

  • Knowledge of insurance billing, collections and plan types

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is the largest medical group in Walla Walla, serving greater Walla Walla in southeast Washington state. Our internists, family practitioners, specialists and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Billing / Insurance

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 158323