Access Service Representative II - Weekend, Nights - Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin, Texas US
Requisition Number: 20007898
The Access Service
Representative II obtains current and
accurate demographics and insurance information in order to register patient,
verification of insurance benefits, negotiates and collects patient financial
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Conducts patient interviews to obtain demographic and financial data for registration, insurance verification, precertification and billing.
Performs cashiering responsibilities according to BSWH policies when appropriate and if assigned, could potentially consume the bulk of the incumbentï¿½s responsibilities within the department.
Ability to register patients in multiple locations. Understand 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. Successful completion of Patient Access Curriculum as identified by Revenue Cycle leadership.
Verifies patient eligibility for insurance coverage and appropriate benefit levels for anticipated services. Calculate and Collect all patient liability due according to BSWH Financial Clearance Policies related to existing and/or bad debt accounts. Determines patient liability and advises patient of deposit requirements per policy. Negotiates payment arrangements with patient where necessary per policy.
Exhibits 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. Maintain a professional demeanor in a highly stressful and emotional environment, to include crime, behavioral health and/or suffering patients in addition to life/death situations. Assists patients to nursing units by providing directions, personal escort, and/or medical mobility assistance (ex; wheelchairs), when applicable.
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Health - Austin Medical Center
Specialty/Department/Practice - Patient Access
Shift/Schedule - Part Time; Weekend Nights, 6pm - 6am
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes: *
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 2 years experience required
Community / Marketing Title: Access Service Representative II - Weekend, Nights - Austin Medical Center
Location_formattedLocationLong: Austin, Texas US
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