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Patient Access Representative - Admitting

PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth

Sedro-Woolley, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Patient Access Representative - Admitting for a Per Diem/Relief,  Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is  $19.44 – $31.55.  The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Assists in coordinating the activities between scheduling, insurance verification and pre-certification. Acts as a clinical liaison with physician practices interacting with pre-visit services.

Details of the position:

  • Pre-registers/registers patients with accurate patient demographic, financial data. May register patients using varying methods depending upon location, which may include mobile cart.
  • Collects patient balances, co-payment, co-insurance, or other payment types.
  • Verifies coverage and ensures all insurance requirements are met, as well as obtaining all prior authorization and/or referrals as appropriate prior to patient arrival.
  • Responds to customer’s inquiries.
  • Assists with departmental coverage as needed.
  • Manages daily appointment schedules which may include reminder calls and calling all referrals.
  • May transport patients utilizing escort or wheeled transport equipment.

What we bring:

  • One year of medical office or related customer service experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and CPT/ICD-10 coding preferred.
  • Knowledge of insurance process and regulations preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.
  • Must be able to manage conflict effectively and professionally.
  • Excellent time management skills, with an emphasis on meeting time sensitive deadlines.
  • Good customer service skills and good interpersonal skills.
  • Management of ED incoming phone calls and may be required to provide switchboard coverage.
  • Monitor OB Prosec/McKinley alarm system.
  • May be required to assist with Cardiac Rehab departmental charge entry.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email KShepherd@peacehealth.org.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons.