KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum typing skills of 35 wpm
Demonstrated working knowledge of software/system/equipment/PCs.
Knowledge of function and relationships within a hospital environment preferred
Advance Customer service skills and experience
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to receive and express detailed information through oral and written communications
Course in Medical Terminology required
Advanced Understanding of Third Party Payor requirements preferred
Advanced Understanding of Compliance standards preferred
Advanced Patient Liability Collection performance and high achievement in productivity.
Must be able to perform essential job duties in at least three Patient Access service areas including ED
Uses proper negotiation techniques to professionally collect money owed by our Patients/Guarantors.
Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with both internal and external Clients that lead to more effective communication and a higher level of productivity and accuracy.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
High School Diploma or GED required
2-4 years of experience in medical facility, health insurance, or related area.
2 years in Patient Access preferred.
Some college coursework is preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to sit at computer terminal for extended periods of time
Occasionally lift/carry items weighing up to 25 lbs.
Frequent prolonged standing, sitting, and walking
Occasionally push a wheelchair to assist patients with mobility problems.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Can work in patient care locations which include potential exposure to life-threatening patient conditions.
Must be available to work hours and days as needed based on departmental/system demands.
Resolves Physician's office and Patient issues.
May experience extreme patient volumes and uncooperative Patients.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation