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Job Title:

Patient Access Representative

Job Post ID:

1250

Employer:

SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

Posted Until:

08/03/2019

Salary:

Inquire with HR

Location:

Centralia

Hours:

1st and 2nd Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Administrative / Office

Job Description:

Role Purpose:
This position is responsible for assisting patients during the onsite registration and arrival processes for scheduled and unscheduled visits, and insurance verification for walk-in visits as necessary. Under general supervision, and following established policies and procedures, completes patient access process for inpatients and outpatients, takes demographic, insurance and medical information, assigns account numbers, ensures managed care requirements are met, and complies with regulatory guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Activate patients in the patient management system upon arrival on the date of service and assist patients and customers in navigating throughout the hospital facility.
• Obtain and enter demographic and other financial and clinical information necessary for financial clearance of scheduled/unscheduled accounts.
• Responsible for understanding eligibility responses from insurances to assist patients in understanding their insurance benefits; copay, deductible, coinsurance.
• Verify that there is a complete physician order in place at time of service.
• Ensures that all necessary documents, including consents, insurance card copies, photo IDs, and other documents as deemed necessary are scanned into the patient business cycle system and obtain all necessary patient signatures at time of arrival.
• Collect remaining patient liability responsibilities that were identified during financial clearance or RTE review, and offer prompt pay to all patients on date of service or before discharge for admitted patients (with the exception of WI region).
• Assist patients with onsite customer service functions (e.g., billing, medical record, and collection inquiries) by coordinating with other patient business services functions and departments such as Financial Counseling. The ability to perform collections and cashiering functions when necessary.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:
• Requires High School diploma
• 3 to 12 months of experience required

Preferred Requirements:
• Medical terminology preferred

Physical Requirements: Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
• Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs.
• Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
• Standing or walking more than 2 hours a day
• Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 4 hours a day
• Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation

Benefits:

Benefits Statement: Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Company Information

SSM Health is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country and is dedicated to quality and compassionate care for anyone in need, regardless of ability to pay. Based in St. Louis, where its System Office is located, SSM Health operates 20 hospitals in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma. We provide care in various settings: outpatient sites, physician offices, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance plan, hospitals, nursing homes, home care, hospice, telehealth and a technology company.Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Application Instructions:

Requisition #: 19501663
Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
Address: 400 N. Pleasant Ave., Centralia, IL
Employment Type: Full Time, Days
Hours: 730A-6P, 930A-8P
Scheduled Hours Per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Posting Date: 3/5/2019

Apply online

https://jobs.ssmhealthcareers.com/search/searchjobs