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Admitting Clerk PASC Alamo Heights

Admitting Clerk PASC Alamo Heights

Job Description

II.           POSITION SUMMARY:

Patient Access representatives facilitate a welcome and easy access to the facility and are responsible for establishing an encounter for any patient who meets the guidelines for hospital service.  Patient Access staff ensures that all data entry is accurate including demographic and financial information for each account.  Patient Access has numerous procedural requirements including data elements, insurance verification, authorization for services, and collections for all patient portions including prior balances.  Patient Access staff is responsible for the successful financial outcome of all patient services. Patient Access is responsible for ensuring the hospital maintains compliance with Federal regulations, JCAHO, and Department of Health and Hospital compliance standards. Patient Access communicates directly with patients and families, physicians, nurses, insurance companies and third party payers.  This position requires professional appearance, and behavior, good communication and effective organizational skills.  Patient Access representatives require dependability, flexibility, and teamwork

Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.

CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.

  • Medical Health Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Job Requirements

    II.           QUALIFICATIONS:A.    EDUCATION:1.     High school diploma or equivalent required.2.     Successful completion of the core educational curriculum “Excellence at the Front End” required within one year of employment.  B.    EXPERIENCE:1.     Two years experience in Patient Access, hospital registration, medical office, billing/collection functions, or a comparable customer service related position preferred. C.    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:1.     Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) through National Association of Healthcare Management (NAHAM) required. D.    EQUIPMENT/SKILLS:1.     Excellent communication and organizational skills.2.     Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.3.     Must be able to follow detailed instructions and perform repetitious tasks.4.     45 wpm typing preferred.5.     Computer/basic keyboard skills, telephone skills, and general knowledge of office machines   including printers, fax, copier, scanner, and credit card machines required. 6.     Proficient in office automation applications such as Microsoft Office preferred.  7.     Interpret and analyze data. 8.     Ability to read, comprehend and retain information.9.     Perform mathematical calculations proficiently.10.  Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.11.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.   E.     WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1.     See Physical Requirements 

    Requisition Number: 00110051

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Customer Service, Health Care, Admin - Clerical
    Education High School
    Experience At least 1 year(s)
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 00110051
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    Admitting Clerk PASC Alamo Heights


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