Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 65808
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022
Patient Access Specialist - Ambulatory Staffing Program - Anschutz Outpatient Clinics
This position is for the Ambulatory Staffing Development program that hires all Patient Access Specialist for outpatient departments. You will be hired initially into the Ambulatory Staffing Development program for orientation and training after which time you are transferred to a specific outpatient clinic to become a full-time member of their staff. You will be responsible for assisting with patient care needs associated with outpatient services. We are looking for individuals who can provide the highest level of customer service in every interaction; going above and beyond is our standard.
Performs receptionist, registration, and clerical duties associated with registering patient for services.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Meets with patient and/or patient's caregiver to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of visit, instructions, and addresses concerns and questions.
Communicates with referring provider's office, clinical department(s), and/or other appropriate personnel to exchange necessary information and determine schedule.
Verifies insurance benefits and obtains pre-certification/authorization as necessary.
Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to financial counselors for follow up. Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED.
Required Licensure/Certification: Relevant life support certification as determined at position level.
Minimum Experience: None required.
The pay range for this position is: $19.10 - $24.83 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience. UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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