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Patient Access Representative

Company: Advantage Resourcing
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Advantage Resourcing is recruiting for a Patient Access Representative to work in the float pool department for a large hospital in the Acadiana area.-- This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with this very sought after company.This position does require availability to work various shifts in the float pool as needed - days/nights/weekends.-- This is a full time permanent position and pays $15/hr.-- Apply today to become a part of this team!SUMMARY:The Patient Access Specialist can be a resource person to the patient, family, staff and physicians. The Patient Access Specialist prioritizes patients according to worklist scheduled times and patient type. The Specialist will have a working relationship with all departments serviced by the scheduling and registration department. The Patient Access Specialist will report any issues to the Patient Access Manager or Director.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of registration and financial clearance requirements.o Obtains and verifies the accuracy and completeness of required comprehensive pre-registration/registration information, including the accurate entry of demographic, and financial information within the Cerner system.o Demonstrates ability to leverage available systems and tools to identify when authorization is needed and submits requests when necessary for both outpatient and inpatient services.o Knowledge of commonly encountered insurance plans, payer requirements and the different benefit structures by plan type and can appropriately select the appropriate payer and plan for the encounter.o Ability to correctly explain the patient---s financial liabilities to the patient and obtain payment or establish payment plans prior to services.o Validates medical accessibility in accordance with Center for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS) standards and communicates relevant coverage/eligibility information to patient.
    • Exhibits thorough knowledge and proficiency in the use of the Cerner system and associated processes and procedures, electronic verification tools, and other Web base resources.
    • Ability to accurately record/maintain scheduled appointments and coordinate with internal and external customers as required.
    • Ability to orient and precept new team members to all areas of Patient Access. o Coordinates training/orientation schedules and documents appropriately when completed.
      • Ensures required forms are completed and signatures obtained on, including but are not limited to, Consent of Treatment, Medicare Secondary Payer, and Important Message from Medicare, etc.
      • Exhibits knowledge of the-- Healthcare System and its services provided (including service options for patients within the system and with other community providers), and the ability to effectively convey this knowledge to patients, their families/caregivers and other-- team members.
      • Ability to communicate pro-actively and respectfully with all internal and external customers.
      • Maintains ongoing open communications with peers and staff across the system, assisting with problem resolution as appropriate.EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: High School degree or GED required. About Advantage Resourcing Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage Resourcing, Lafayette , Patient Access Representative, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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