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Patient Services Representative II, Cardiology - Limited Term

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Sutter Health

2mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent education/experience, at least 1 year of relevant experience, knowledge of insurance policies and patient billing, strong communication and organizational skills, proficiency in computer applications, problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while maintaining patient privacy.
  • The Patient Services Representative II, Cardiology will check-in patients, obtain medical history and insurance information, communicate with patients, perform general clerical tasks, ensure a clean and safe working environment, and adhere to compliance with department standards and patient privacy regulations.

Graduate Job

Customer RelationsSan Francisco

Description

  • Serves as the first point of contact for patients entering the medical facility. This job is intended for use by positions employed by an outpatient facility. Greets and checks-in patients, verifies information, schedules appointments, and updates Electronic Health record (EHR). Facilitates intake procedures such as completion of healthcare and insurance forms and collecting payments for services. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent job performance and effective communication. Adheres to all organizational, local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific tasks and/or orient other staff to the department.
  • SPMF-Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation - South
  • 1 year contract (limited term) with full Sutter Health benefits
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Requirements

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent education/experience
  • 1 year of recent relevant experience.
  • Basic knowledge of insurance policies and procedures, as well as patient billing.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to communicate with fellow team members, supervisors, patients, and other hospital personnel.
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies and procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies and procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patient’s Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other staff members to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
  • See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities & working conditions at the following link: Job Requirements

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Customer Relations

Responsibilities

  • Patient Services:
  • Checks-in patients and assures ensures all necessary authorizations are obtained prior to patient visits.
  • Obtains patients medical history and insurance information to complete forms for processing purposes.
  • Communicates with patients in a clear and professional manner to alleviate confusion and expedite processes.
  • Ensures that routine and priority tasks are completed within established departmental time frames.
  • Clerical:
  • Performs general clerical tasks, such as answering phones and greeting customers and patients on a daily basis.
  • Prepares and completes accurate, job related documentation, including collecting, updating, and maintaining patient medical and insurance information.
  • Safety:
  • Maintains a clean, neat, and safe working environment, including organizing files and keeping desks free of loose papers and clutter.
  • Compliance:
  • Performs job responsibilities in compliance with department standards, policies, and procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulatory agencies to deliver the highest level of service.
  • Maintains strictest confidence of all patient protected health information (PHI) and protects all PHI from accidental, intentional, or inappropriate disclosure.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

San Francisco