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Patient Access Specialist I - Admitting

Company: Nemours Children's Health
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Nemours is seeking a Patient Access Specialist I (Full-Time), to join our team in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Patient Access Specialist I is responsible for providing exemplary service in accordance with Nemours Standards of Behaviors and performs registration functions accurately. Meets or exceeds collection standard by timely verification of insurance benefits and determines financial responsibility by creating a good faith estimate when applicable. Meets or exceeds accuracy standard goals by verifying and updating demographics, insurance information, PCP and/or referral physician, pharmacy of preference when required for each encounter. Explains all essential and legal forms for each service type and collects any patient responsibility or outstanding balance at the time of service.

  • Ensures all financial assessments, eligibility, and benefits are accurate. Collects all patient responsibility amount due for services rendered, adheres to end of day business processing standard verifying cash analysis and receipts balances.
  • Properly identifies patients, accurately updates demographics information, and secures the required forms to ensure compliance with regulatory and NCH policies.
  • Registers bedside admissions utilizing the workstation on wheels or downtime process when necessary or performs pre-registration workflow when assigned.
  • Understands HIPAA privacy rules and ability to use discretion when discussing patient related information that is confidential in nature as needed to perform duties.
  • Resolves all patient accounts subject to departmental standards including clearing the various Workqueues, as assigned, to ensure accuracy.
  • Ability to cross cover registration functions to support the Patient Financial Services department as needed.
  • Practices and displays Nemours' Standards of Behavior while adhering to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
  • Maintains a close working relationship with clinical partners to ensure continual open communication between clinical, ancillary and patient access departments in a clear and respectful manner.
  • Completes all mandatory training and education in a timely manner, as well as participate in huddles and/or department meetings as scheduled. Meets attendance requirements, and maintains schedule flexibility, as required. Exhibits effective time management skills by monitoring time and attendance to limit use of unauthorized overtime.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
    Job Requirements
    • High School Diploma required. Specialized (1 year of training beyond high school)
    • Minimum three (3) months of experience required.
    • Must have Medical Office or Call Center experience.
    • Customer Service and Healthcare experience preferred.
    • EPIC experience preferred.

      About Us

      As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.

      Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families.

      Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement (nemours.org).

      To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org.

Keywords: Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville , Patient Access Specialist I - Admitting, Other , Jacksonville, Florida

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