Patient Access Rep

Requisition ID
2021-158219
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Urgent Care Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00am-8:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Location
WA-PORT ORCHARD

Overview

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

 

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

  • Performs a variety of general administrative support duties associated with the patient intake process for the Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) outpatient clinics in accordance with established internal guidelines and procedures. Incumbents typically interact with patients directly at the front desk and/or on the phone to perform follow-up activities.
  • Work includes: 1) ensuring patient is checked in/out for care, 2) collecting and entering demographic and financial data in the patient’s electronic medical record; 3) gathering/validating insurance information using routine methods and obtaining authorization for services, 4) scheduling patient appointments, and 5) collecting co-pays, co-insurance and prior balances.
  • Work requires knowledge of insurance authorization/billing requirements and privacy/confidentiality practices, as well as knowledge of medical terminology and the patient intake process. An incumbent follows proper channels of communication in handling daily and routine problems and recognizing issues that need referral to management. Strong customer service skills are necessary.
  • An incumbent is located either behind-the-scenes, interacting with patients on the phone or at the front desk, interacting with patients directly.


Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

  • One year of customer service work experience is required.
  • Healthcare environment experience is preferred.

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