Texas Tech University Patient Services Specialist - Ob Gyn Ama Genl in Amarillo, Texas

Patient Services Specialist - Ob Gyn Ama Genl

Requisition ID 13748BR

Work Location Amarillo

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Amarillo

Department Ob Gyn Ama Genl

Position Description This position is responsible for assuring smooth operation of the clinic patient flow and serves as the primary contact for patients. Responsible for scheduling appointments, preparing necessary paperwork before the patient visits, receiving patients, and maintaining records. In addition, this position is responsible for processing charges for clinic services, filing insurance claims, responding to requests for information from patients and insurance companies and maintaining related information for the department. Employees in this classification receive general supervision. Most work is performed according to established procedures; problems of an unusual nature are referred to supervisor. Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Work is performed in usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, HSC staff, and insurance companies. Employees have cash handling responsibilities.

Major/Essential Functions * Providing excellent customer service to anyone that calls or walks into the main OB/GYN clinic. Answers telephones, checks in patients, verifies insurance and/or other health coverage, takes payment for services rendered.

Occasional Duties Covers for other front desk staff in both US-Genetics area and the main OB/GYN Clinic if they are sick or on vacation.

Required Qualifications + Education: + A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.+ Experience: + * At least three years of general office experience. * At least one year of general office experience in a clinic or physician's office.


  • At least 90 days service at TTUHSC as a Patient Services Trainee, documented completion of all relevant IDX training and a recent performance appraisal on file with a rating of meeting or exceeding expectations.

Preferred Qualifications Past experience in busy healthcare/medical office

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 12.42

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Schedule Details M-F, 8 - 5

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Clerical/Secretarial

Removal Date 04/26/2018