Our promise to you:* Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that.together* we are even better Schedule:* Part Time, 16 hours/week – Monday through Thursday 7am to 11am.
Location: Ottawa, KS*.
The role you’ll contribute:* Ensures patients are appropriately registered for all service lines. Performs eligibility verification, obtains pre-cert and/or authorizations, makes financial arrangements, requests and receives payments for services, performs cashiering functions, clears registration errors and edits pre-bill, and other duties as required. Maintains a close working relationship with clinical partners to ensure continual open communication between clinical, ancillary and patient access departments.
Actively participates in extending exemplary service to both internal and external customers and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Provides PBX (switchboard) coverage and support as needed The value you’ll bring to the team:* General Duties: Proactively seeks assistance to improve any responsibilities assigned to their role Accountable for maintaining a working relationship with clinical partners to ensure open communications between clinical, ancillary, and patient access departments, which enhances the patient experience Provides timely and continual coverage of assigned work area in order to offer prompt patient service and availability for all clinical partner registration needs. Arranges relief coverage during extended time away from assigned registration area Meets and exceeds productivity standards determined by department leadership Meets attendance and punctuality requirements.
Maintains schedule flexibility to meet department needs. Exhibits effective time management skills by monitoring time and attendance to limit use of unauthorized overtime If applicable to facility, provides coverage for PBX (Switchboard) as needed, which includes: full shifts, breaks, and any scheduled/unscheduled coverage requirements If applicable to facility, maintains knowledge of PBX (Switchboard), which includes: answering phones, transferring calls or providing alternative direction to the caller, paging overhead codes, and communicating effectively with clinical areas to ensure code coverage. If applicable to facility, knowledge of alarm systems and protocols and expedites code phone response.
Maintains knowledge of security protocol Actively attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue within the team Insurance Verification/Authorization: Contacts insurance companies by phone, fax, online portal, and other resources to obtain and verify insurance eligibility and benefits and determine extent of coverage within established timeframe before scheduled appointments and during or after care for unscheduled patients Verifies medical necessity in accordance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) standards and communicates relevant coverage/eligibility information to the patient. Alerts physician offices to issues with verifying insurance Obtains pre-authorizations from third-party payers in accordance with payer requirements and within established timeframe before scheduled appointments and during or after care for unscheduled patients. Accurately enters required authorization information in AdventHealth systems to include length of authorization, total number of visits, and/or units of medication.Qualifications*.
Qualifications – External*.Knowledge and Experience strongly preferred:* Mature judgement in dealing with patients, physicians, and insurance representatives Working knowledge of Microsoft programs and familiarity with database programs Ability to operate general office machines such as computer, fax machine, printer, and scanner Ability to effectively learn and perform multiple tasks, and organize work in a systematic and efficient fashion Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and written Ability to adapt in ever changing healthcare environment Ability to follow complex instructions and procedures, with a close attention to detail Adheres to government guidelines such as CMS, EMTALA, and HIPPAA and AdventHealth corporate policies.Knowledge and Experience Preferred:* Knowledge of computer programs and electronic health record programs Basic knowledge of medical terminology Exposure to insurance benefits; ability to decipher insurance benefit information Bilingual – English/Spanish.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:* + High School Graduate or equivalent Education and Experience Preferred: + One year of relevant healthcare experience + Prior collections experience + One year of customer service experience + One year of direct Patient Access experience + Associate’s degree This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances Category:* Patient Financial Services.Organization:* AdventHealth Ottawa.
Schedule:* 1 – Day.
Shift:* AdventHealth Ottawa.
Req ID:* 22044962 We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment..