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Patient Access Specialist Business Office MACC MHB

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Location: Orchard Park, NY, United States
Date Posted: Oct 8, 2019

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Job Description

Status: Per Diem Facility: Mercy Ambulatory Care Center

Work Schedule: Varied Shift: 1:

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.100000: Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133

Summary:


The Patient Access Specialist is the front line Hospital/System liaison with customers, patients, physicians, other hospital departments and off-site facilities and registers patients for all in and out patient services. The Patient Access Specialist is charged with the responsibility to provide access for patients to the Hospital/System while ensuring the Hospital or Off-site Facilities fulfill its registration, business and administrative requirements related to each patient encounter.

Responsibilities:


EDUCATION


  • High School Graduate/or Equivalent

EXPERIENCE


  • Minimum one (1) year hospital registration or medical office experience required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY


  • Familiarity with Medical Terminology; such as ICD-9 & ICD-10 Coding, physician orders, Medical Necessity ABN regulations required.
  • Must possess general office skills, including but not limited to computer/keyboarding, fax machines and typing at least 30 wpm and demonstrated computer proficiency
  • Familiarity with insurance plans; such as Medicare, Medicaid, private & commercial insurance required.
  • Familiarity with eligibility tools ; such as Healthenet, Omnipro/Connex, EPACES, and other web-based tools.
  • Posses excellent/effective communication/interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through a must
  • Has the ability to maintain composure when interacting with a wide variety of customers and situations
  • Highly motivated and willing to contribute skills and ideas for the overall improvement of the department
  • Must be flexible and effective in a fast paced/changing healthcare environment
  • Able to multitask

WORKING CONDITIONS


  • Physically, the employee must demonstrate sufficient hand and finger dexterity for the keyboarding/word processing skills required.
  • Must also possess the stamina for sitting, standing or walking for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to physically maneuver registration equipment efficiently.


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