Patient Access - Registration Specialist Part Time
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: September 22, 2019
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
Patient Access Associate I / Registration Specialist.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know
how to have fun.
Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially
your voice, because your opinion matters.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one
of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring
health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As a Patient Access Associate I / Registration Specialist, you need
to know how to:
Register patients. Confirm, enter, and/or update all required
demographic data on patient and guarantor on registration system.
Avoid overlays and duplicate patient medical records. Follow
procedures when identifying a patient and applying the patient
identification bracelet. Register patients during downtime
following downtime procedures and enter data into registration
system immediately upon system availability.
Obtain and explain copies of insurance card(s), forms of ID, and
signature(s) on all required forms. Verify information on
appropriate accounts to determine insurance coordination of
benefits, pre-certification/prior-authorization if not verified by
PASC. Complete the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) questionnaire
when applicable. Verify insurance to determine coordination of
benefits and obtain authorization and/or referrals as required.
Screen for and process non-covered services and waiver of liability
(ABN) through automated screening at time of service.
Inform self-pay patients of liability due, prepayment requirements
and coordinate screening of alternate funding sources if
applicable. Prepare estimate of procedures, calculate advance
payment requirements on previous or bad debt and current balances.
Refer potentially eligible patients to financial counseling and/or
contract eligibility vendor(s). Coordinate with clinical areas and
other ancillary departments to obtain accurate orders in order to
establish patient financial expectations.
Collect patient payments and provide accurate receipt. Post all
payments in system. Reconcile receipts with cash collected and
completes required balancing forms. Document patient account notes
for all interactions/transactions.
Maintain departmental and/or individual work queues and reports as
required. Explain/answer patient billing inquiries and interpret
statement data to resolve accounts. Escalate account issues which
cannot be resolved. Update the emergency department room tracking
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in the hospitality or service
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, required
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Patient Access Associate I /
Registration Specialist on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL
Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and
why you were called to it in the first place.
Responsibilities and Requirements:
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