Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Access Rep I-Huntsville Freestanding ED (Nights) PRN in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Patient Access Rep I-Huntsville Freestanding ED (Nights) PRN

Description

Hospital Outpatient Departments

A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Position Summary:

Performs patient access, registration, admitting and financial counseling activities, which may include: patient pre-registration and registration, admittance, patient financial counseling, researching and evaluating federal, state and commercial insurance funding issues and screening patients for alternative government funding.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Assembles all data and documents required for complete patient registration, including, pre-admission, admission, pre-registration and registration Functions; completes all insurance verifications and authorizations

  2. Enters all patient demographic information; uses other department applications for eligibility and authorization

  3. Assesses patient financial responsibility and collects co-pays and deductibles at time of admission

  4. Screens admissions and informs referring physician offices, patients and their families about hospital policies and procedures regarding method of payment sources for services rendered

  5. Obtains and documents funding information from patients and Provides information on available funding resources; obtains funding for patients in the statuses of scheduling, pre-registration, registration, or post registration as assigned

  6. Uses payer resources and website to explore and assess eligibility; Initiates third party referrals, administers financial assistance policy and procedures to determine patient eligibility for discounted prices or charity care

  7. Works in collaboration with all areas of the revenue cycle to identify and resolve issues and or barriers

  8. Enters a variety of fiscally related information into databases; Maintains fiscal records and files

  9. Responds to requests for information and inquiries related to patient access processes, policies, and/or other related information; researches and resolves customer problems

Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

Minimum Experience:

None Required

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent Written/verbal communication skills

Basic Math skills

Computer literate

Detail oriented

Job Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0160444

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.