Patient Access Representative- Admitting - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-02
Christus Health
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Coushatta
Louisiana
71019
United States

DescriptionSummary:Patient Access / Pre-Access Representatives facilitate a welcome and easy access to the facility and are responsible for establishing an encounter for any patient who meets the guidelines for hospital service.Patient Access / Pre-Access staff ensures that all data entry is accurate including demographic and financial information for each account.Patient Access / Pre-Access has numerous procedural requirements including data elements, insurance verification, authorization for services, collections for all patient portions including prior balances and balancing of cash at shift end.Patient Access / Pre-Access staff is responsible for the successful financial outcome of all patient services. Patient Access / Pre-Access communicate directly with patients and families, physicians, nurses, insurance companies and third party payers.This position requires professional appearance, behavior, and good communication skills.Patient Access / Pre-Access representatives require dependability, flexibility, and teamwork.Requirements:Excellent communication and organizational skillsDemonstrate excellent customer service skillsMust be able to follow detailed instructions and perform repetitious tasks45 wpm typing requiredComputer/basic keyboard skills, telephone skills, and general knowledge of office machines including printers, fax, copier, scanner, and credit card machines requiredProficient in office automation applications such as Microsoft Office preferredInterpret and analyze dataAbility to read, comprehend and retain informationPerform mathematical calculations proficientlyKnowledge of basic medical terminology preferredOne year experience in hospital registration or a comparable position preferred.  Work Type: Per Diem As Needed