Access Services Representative 2 - PRN

in Marble Falls, TX

Access Services Representative 2 - PRN Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    23021233

  • Job Location

    Marble Falls, TX 78654, US

  • Job Category

    Shared Services

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    PRN

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Variable

JOB SUMMARY

The Access Services Representative 2 obtains current and accurate demographics and insurance information in order to register patient, verification of insurance benefits, negotiates and collects patient financial responsibilities. Passionately cross-trains and works in all areas as assigned. Serves as a mentor and / or trainer for peers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Conducts an documents patient interviews to obtain demographic and financial data for registration, insurance verification, precertification and billing.
  • Knows the patient flow processes in each area.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities that promote team concepts with co-workers while improving revenue cycle functions and the patient experience.
  • Interacts on an ongoing basis with other areas and departments in order to provide appropriate information related to such items as: patient delays, change of schedules Intra-departmentally and Interdepartmentally.
  • Verifies patient eligibility for insurance coverage and appropriate benefit levels for anticipated services. Calculates and collects patient liability due according to financial clearance policies related to existing and/or bad debt accounts.
  • Establishes patient liability and advises patient of deposit requirements per policy. Negotiates payment arrangements with patient where necessary per policy.
  • May be accountable for performing cashiering responsibilities according to established policies and procedures; could potentially consume the bulk of the incumbent’s responsibilities within the department.
  • Assists patients to nursing units by providing directions, personal escort, and/or medical mobility assistance (ex; wheelchairs), when applicable. Appropriately escalates potential service issues to management when necessary.
  • Adheres to compliance with regard to order validation, cash policy requirements, government payor requirements and patient safety requirements for appropriate patient identification
  • Conducts formal, documented training and serves as a resource to others.
  • Proactively accepts new responsibilities as identified by leadership. Performs revenue cycle duties at multiple areas / locations as assigned.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • 2 years of healthcare or customer service experience or education equivalency required.
  • Proven to have good listening, interpersonal and communication skills, and professional, pleasant and respectful telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a highly stressful and emotional environment, to include crime, behavioral health and suffering patients in addition to life or death situations.
  • Must be able to exhibit a high level of empathy with the ability to effectively communicate with patients and family members during traumatic events, while demonstrating exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple, changing priorities in an effective and organized manner.
  • Excellent data entry, numeric, typing and computer navigational skills.
  • Basic computer skills and Microsoft Office.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
  • EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience

Job Skills

  • data entry
  • assisting patients
  • cashiering
  • patient safety
  • behavioral health

 

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