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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registry Patient Access Rep in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Work Hours: PRN (as needed)

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Obtains demographic and insurance information for preregistration/registration on all patients.

  • Communicates hospital's financial policies to all patients.

  • Identifies patients who require early financial counseling intervention.

  • Collects on self pay accounts, co-pay and deductibles.

  • Documents financial arrangements.

  • Schedules procedures/follow up appointments.

  • Ensures and reviews all demographic data for hospital visits.

  • Cross trains in other Access Departments and Facilities.

  • Assist with departmental workflow as needed.

  • Maintains thorough understanding of insurance, registration, scheduling, referrals, authorizations, and account follow-up.

  • Schedules procedures/follow up appointments in General Patient Registration Millennium Scheduling.

  • Completes demographic and insurance.

  • Provides patients with exam information.

  • Familiar with Advance Beneficiary Notice, precertification, ICD-9 coding, Medical Terminology.

  • Communicates with Physician Offices, Staff, and other departments.

  • Responsible for obtaining pre-certification and/or managed care referrals for inpatient and out patient encounters.

  • Other responsibilities include performing verification of benefits, order entry, and pre-certification for Hospital Services.

  • Position requires self-motivated individual who can handle high patient volumes and fast pace.

  • Maintains knowledge and is familiar with HealthQuest, Global Patient Registration (GPR), IDX Scheduling, Millennium, chosen Hospital Estimation Tool, and other systems utilized by Patient Access.

  • Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have at least 2 years healthcare related or customer service experience.

  • Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other commercial payers (HMO, PPO) preferred.

  • CHAA (Certified Patient Access Associate) CPAR (Certified Patient Account Representative) and/or CFC (Certified Financial Counselor) preferred.

  • Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree may be accepted in lieu of certification requirements or experience.

  • Typing skills with a minimum of 35 wpm and good communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Patient Access

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 63375

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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