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AmeriHealth Caritas Per Diem UM Technician in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Per Diem UM Technician

Location: Newtown Square, PA

Primary Job Function: Medical Management

ID**: 27556

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At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at .


The Utilization Management Tech functions under the direction of the Supervisor to coordinate, generate and track both incoming and outgoing correspondence, faxes and authorizations related to prospective, concurrent and post service review functions. Interacts with facilities, vendors, providers, and other staff to facilitate receipt of information, and /or records for prompt review and response. Compensation plans for physicians, licensed nurse reviewers, staff, and consultants who conduct medical management do not contain incentives, directly or indirectly, that encourage barriers to care and service in making determinations.


  • Internal candidates are welcome to apply; however, FT associates are not eligible to work both FT and Per Diem concurrently.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in an customer service or medical office position required, preferably in a managed care organization.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point). Comfortable working within a Windows based environment. Familiarity with electronic medical record and documentation programs.

  • Ability to attend a minimum of 2 weeks of in classroom (virtual) training as well as 2 weeks of a preceptorship (40 hours a week).

  • Must provide 30 hours of availability to work a month; maximum number of hours per week is 15 to 18, based on the needs of the business.

  • There is no guarantee of hours to be scheduled to work and this position is not eligible for benefits.

Other Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point). Access is a plus. Consistent word processing speed and accuracy of 50 or more words per minute.

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