UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/06/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/18/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will remain open until filled.
Under the supervision of the Patient Access Manager, the Patient Access Rep. is responsible for registration duties in the clinical services area. Typical duties include greeting and directing patients/visitors/staff, registration completion, authorization, and billing verification, collect payment fees, operate CRT to gain or input patient information.
Works closely with medical staff, nursing, ancillary departments, insurance payors and other external sources to assist families in obtaining healthcare and financial services. Responsible for the patient admission, registration and verification of insurance.
Duties include establish medical record, obtain demographics, insurance payor notification, obtain authorization, account analysis, obtain primary care and referring physician information. Cash collection. Process patient identification/armband at the time of admission. Escort patient to room. Obtain all necessary admission forms per TJC requirements. Duties may be performed in person or by phone. Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum three (3) years previous admissions/registration experience in a large, complex healthcare setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of insurance verification, registration, and medical terminology.
Ability to interact effectively with the public, including patients, visitors, clinical and support staff.
Possesses superb customer service skills.
Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, Word).
Knowledge of third party payors.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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