Patient Access Specialist – FT Emergency Department
The Patient Access Specialist purpose is to interview patients or family members to obtain accurate demographic and financial information, explain consents, distribute patient education hand-outs and explain their contents, obtain consent and responsibility signatures and answer any questions the patient or family member may have.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
Associates degree in Administrative Support Technology, Business or Office Technology preferred.
Medical terminology experience recommended.
Excellent customer service and telephone skills a must
Customer Service—Meet and greet patients and families.
Obtain accurate demographic and financial information.
Explain treatment and responsibilities forms.
Verify insurance benefits, eligibility, and obtain insurance authorizations when necessary.
Obtain patient’s orders and requests. Review each for proper diagnosis.
Uses interpersonal skills in dealing with co-workers, patients, and families.
Participates in department meetings and attends all other required meetings.
Collect deposits, co-pays, and deductibles.
Obtains authorizations when necessary.
Maintains log, to include EMTALA log prior to end of shift.
Educates patients/families regarding patient rights, advance directives, and distributes patient guides.
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Organization: Twin County Regional Healthcare
Title: Patient Access Specialist – FT Emergency Department
Requisition ID: 7458-2599