Front Office Associate
Center For Diagnostic Imaging
RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging, is looking for a Front Office Associate to join our team. As a Front Office Associate, you will be responsible for providing services to patients and referring professionals by answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting and registering patients in a cheerful, professional, and sincere manner, and performing other duties as assigned. This position is temporary/casual working various day shifts during the week. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (55%) Registration Greets and checks-in patients scheduled for imaging services; registers demographic information and processes payment plans and copays Answers phones and handles calls in an efficient and friendly manner Fields calls appropriately for center associates Acts as liaison between technologists and the patients waiting for exams and relays messages regarding scanner status and other clinic information Maintains front office lobby area by straightening magazines, organizing coffee supplies and assisting with general office clean up Orders office supplies as needed Maintains supply of patient information sheets Pushes imaging via electronic interfaces Completes confirmation calls and provides preparation instructions to patient Faxes reports, billing information, and medical release forms as requested (20%) Insurance Verifies patients insurance Pre-certifies all exams with patients insurance company Obtains insurance authorization Uses knowledge of insurance carriers (example Medicare) and procedures that require waivers to obtain authorization if needed prior to appointment Handles release of information requests for patients, referring offices, other medical facilities, attorneys & insurance companies following Company guidelines (20%) Scheduling Arranges transportation, interpreters, and hotel accommodations for patients when appropriate Enters and submits patient exam orders Verifies orders match exam schedules Schedules referrals and ensures proper authorizations are obtained Schedules walk-in patients Processes requests for image orders and CDs from referring physicians and patients Maintains an up-to-date and accurate database on all current and potential referring physicians (5%) Performs other duties as assigned Required: High school diploma or equivalent Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 1-2 years customer service experience Proficient with using computer systems and typing Preferred: Previous medical office experience Medical terminology and office background Insurance knowledge Bilingual RAYUS is committed to delivering clinical excellence in communities across the U.S., driven by our passion for and superior service to referring providers and patients. RAYUS Radiology is built on our brilliant medicine, brilliant team, brilliant technology and services – all to provide the highest level of patient care possible. We bring brilliance to health and wellness. Join our team and shine the light on Radiology Services! RAYUS Radiology is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled. Rayus is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws. This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring. Rayus and its associates have an employment relationship, which is known as employment-at-will. This means that either Rayus or an associate has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason with or without cause or prior notice.