Experience and Education
High school and three (3) to four (4) years of hospital admitting/ scheduling experience or equivalent.
Serves as intake specialist for Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinics, working with clinical team and patients to register and schedule new patients. Also responsible for securing outside materials/records as required by clinical teams for new patient visits.
Schedules patient care procedures accurately (procedure, exam, area or physician referral, location, time of procedure); balances exams with patient/customer time request and provider availability.
Interviews patient and/or physician's office to obtain medical history and patient demographic information and documents in EPIC and Siemens systems.
Coordinates with physician's office and/or ancillary department regarding additional information needed to obtain pre-certification and insurance benefits. Maintains department productivity standards.
Pre-registers patient cases by entering complete and accurate information in Siemens system prior to patient's arrival. Identifies and verifies all essential information pertaining to intake, insurance verification/eligibility, and precertification on all applicable patient accounts.
Revises information in computer systems as needed. Documents pertinent information and efforts in computer system based upon department documentation standards. Maintains department productivity standards.
Reschedules exams at patients' or departments' requests.
Initiates confirmation call back to patient to include: appointment reminder, location, time, prep instructions, and financial responsibility.
Ensures all exams are scheduled with proper clinical indicators and coding nomenclature.
Counsels offices and/or patients when an out of network situation becomes apparent or other potential payor technicalities arise. Coordinates with Financial Counselor to identify funding source and additional information needed to secure accurate third party billing and/or patient financial responsibility.
Coordinates as needed with other departments/ancillary areas for special needs or resources.
Demonstrates ongoing competency skills including age-specific competencies, above level problem solving skills and decision- making abilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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