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Patient Access Representative II - Admitting - PRN (as needed)

Company: Frye Regional Medical Center
Location: Hickory
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Frye Regional Medical CenterAs a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment. --- Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. --- Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. --- And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com. Essential Duties:

  • Greeting customers following the facility Standards of Care, provides world-class customer service, completes full patient registration at date of service, adheres to financial & cash control policies & procedures, thoroughly explains and secures Hospital & patient legal forms (i.e., Advance Directives, Conditions of services, Consent for treatment, Important Message from Medicare, EMTALA, etc.). Scan Protected Health Information, create and file patient information packets/folders for upcoming Hospital services. May also assist with scheduling diagnostic procedures (enters data in scheduling system, provide customer with appointment instructions, other tasks as needed).
  • Educates patients about patient financial liabilities, employs proper, compliant patient liability collection techniques before, during & after date of service, performs Hospital cash reconciliation & secured payment entry in adherence to financial & cash control policies & procedures.
  • Secures medical necessity checks/verification in accordance to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services, verifies insurance, benefits, coverage & eligibility, completes assigned registration financial clearance work lists activities, obtains insurance authorizations for scheduled & unscheduled Hospital services, and secures inpatient visit notification to payors. May also assist with scheduling and coordinating post discharge care for patients.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent RequiredRequired SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Minimum Work Experience0 - 1 year in a Customer Service role.0 - 1 year administrative experience in medical facility, health insurance, or related area preferredSome college coursework is preferredLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory , Patient Access Representative II - Admitting - PRN (as needed), Other , Hickory, North Carolina

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