Referral Specialist

Coordinates and schedules patient referrals and follow up appointments.

What We Offer

  • $17-$20/hour DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties 

  • Manages work queues regarding referral activity on a daily basis to ensure timely processing and/or completion.
  • Assists with patient referrals for additional services needed with internal and external medical facilities.
  • Assists with patient insurance authorization.
  • Assists with appointment setup as needed.
  • Coordinates follow up between referral source and patient.
  • Ensures chart notes and follow up documentation is linked to referral.
  • Provides translated educational materials and directions to patients when necessary.
  • Processes incoming correspondence and responds to calls, emails, and faxes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).  
  • Experience: One year’s experience working in a medical and/or dental front office setting; with insurance referrals and authorizations preferred. 
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Knowledge of or ability to learn medical terminology required. Ability to prioritize work, handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and complete projects in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills.


We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

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