Prior Authorization Specialist

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
Job ID: 131236
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We are looking for several Prior Authorization Specialists because of the amazing growth within its healthcare organization! The ideal prior experience would be working with physicians and clinical staff in a medical or clinical setting and a person who thrives in a fast paced, production-oriented work environment is also preferred! 


Prior Authorization Specialists Responsibilities: 

  • Contact payer to obtain prior authorization. Gather additional clinical and or coding information, as necessary, in order to obtain prior authorization 

  • Extend expired authorizations when treatment has been delayed 

  • Uses the insurance verification systems to contact the patient and their partner’s insurance to verify benefits, identify benefit maximums, and coordination of benefits 

  • Identify any need for documentation to obtain treatment precertification and notify provider immediately 

Prior Authorization Specialists Requirements: 

  • 1-2 years of prior authorization experience 

  • An ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of prior authorization experience within the last 7 years 

  • Understanding of insurance requirements for prior authorization 

  • Knowledge of registration, verification, pre-certification, and scheduling procedures  

  • Understanding of payer processes to submit appropriate clinical documentation 

  • Strong proficiency computer navigation skills, with basic Microsoft Office/Outlook skills  

If you are qualified and interested in the Prior Authorization Specialist role, please apply today!  

Thank you, 

Laura Peterson 

Associate Unit Manager, Healthcare Revenue Cycle 

LaSalle Network 



LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.