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Patient Access Representative-Admitting

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Jena
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary:Patient 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 staff ensures that all data entry is accurate including demographic and financial information for each account. Patient Access has numerous procedural requirements including data elements, insurance verification, authorization for services, and collections for all patient portions including prior balances. Patient Access staff is responsible for the successful financial outcome of all patient services. Patient Access communicates 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 Representatives need to know Microsoft Office in order to read and complete spreadsheets for tracking or auditing purposes. Patient Access Representatives may be asked to help with certain task including but not excluded to completing and submitting charity applications, credentialing, working errors, workman's comp reporting, Environment of Care Review Tool, identifying missing payments, working with visiting physicians and other tasks to help the associate's individual growth. (**Facility specific functions performed by Patient Access to be determined locally**)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: Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Lafayette , Patient Access Representative-Admitting, Other , Jena, Louisiana

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