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Patient Access Representative

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Float Pool Patient Access Representative is the individual who will perform all of the job responsibilities of a Patient Access Representative throughout the network. In addition he/she will be responsible for the integrity of patient, financial and verification data obtained and notification of deficiencies to staff and management. Float pool representative will support management with policy review and standardization of process. This individual will act as the liaison for education and the quality assurance department, serving as super users, regarding policy and procedure. They will participate as department preceptor for all additional education required after formal education has been provided.The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Perform all duties of network Patient Access throughout multiple departments and locations.
  • Works with management on continuous process improvement relative to registration, customer service, and financial clearance.
  • Recognizes communication or procedural breakdowns amongst network locations, departments or responsible areas and assists in the standardization of policy and process. Reports all positive / negative feedback from internal or external customers to management. Supports management with the development of performance improvement.
    • Consults with Coordinator as needed, to determine the outcome of a special projects.
      • Serves as preceptor for continuing education throughout the network departments.
        • Signs off on all required department education materials and forwards to appropriate parties for tracking.
          • Responsible to maintain an On-Call schedule. Flexible and willing to work a variety of shifts.
            • Adhere to appropriate collection procedures and/or regulations
              • General knowledge of hospital business office procedures
                • Demonstrates/models the hospital core values and customer service behaviors in interactions with all customers. Ensures patients are treated with dignity and compassion.
                  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.
                    • Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.
                      • Demonstrate competency with Downtime procedures for the Hospital Information System and Lab Information System.
                        • Maintain a working knowledge of department policies and procedures pertaining to registration, order entry, financial clearance and provides feedback to management on ways to standardize. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Sitting or standing up to 8-9 hours per day, 4 hours at a time. Frequent use of hands/fingers for data entry. Occasional walking and abiity to push up to 250 pounds in a wheelchair. Ability to occasionally carry or lift up to 10 pounds. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general vision.QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION:High school graduate or equivalent required. EXPERIENCE:Minimum of 5 years registration experience in a hospital based outpatient department required.Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills required. General computer experience required. Knowledge of health insurance required. Medical terminology required. Typing skills required. SCHEDULE/REQUIREMENTS:Part time, 20 hours -per week. - Must have flexibility for shift schedule. - Must have flexibility for location assignments. - Patient Access Representatives working in the Float Pool provide support to all network locations in varying departments. Includes rotating weekends and holidays. Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Patient Access Representative, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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