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Patient Access Department - Patient Access Representative (Emergency Department )

OrthoNebraska Omaha, NE
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Job Description

OrthoNebraska is focused and dedicated to the complete care and treatment of the orthopaedic patient. As the area’s leading provider of orthopaedics, we committed to provide exceptional patient care with 24 beds, 12 operating rooms and clinic locations across Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. OrthoNebraska offers comprehensive care that includes both surgical and non-surgical intervention and is supported by a range of sub-specialized providers. OrthoNebraska specializes in the diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative needs of persons with musculoskeletal conditions. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and focused on high quality, cost effective care. Our staff is chosen for their experience and passion for outstanding patient care.

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***This position is defined as Casual/PRN, which is used as an ‘As Needed Basis’. The use of Casual/PRN staff will fluctuate depending on the need of the department and does not have a set and/or promised amount of hours per week.

Education:

  • Associate degree or equivalent education/experience/credentials preferred.
  • BLS required within 60 days of hire.

Experience:

  • Customer service and computer experience.  Three years prior experience in a healthcare environment preferred. 
  • Understanding of the revenue cycle including insurance payers, billing, and collections is beneficial.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Rapidly changing environment on an hourly basis requires calm, rational thinking to meet customer demands and deadlines.
  • Exposure to numerous personality types requires sensitivity and conflict resolution skills.
  • Team environment requires total participation by all members in problem solving and decision-making.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and dedication to team involvement and have solid communication skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a high level of customer service.
  • Utilize positive interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers in the daily performance of duties.
  • Receive patients for service.
  • Greet customers promptly with a warm and friendly reception.
  • Accurately and efficiently schedule patients for appointments.
  • Prepare registration paperwork.
  • Verify patient insurance.
  • Complete all required billing information in the health information system.
  • Collect time of service and account balance payments from patients in a professional manner.
  • Direct customers to appropriate setting.
  • Console operator to handle and process incoming calls.
  • Maintain confidentiality and demonstrates respect for patient rights.
  • Regularly attend and actively participate in team meetings.
  • Engage in performance improvement activities.
  • Demonstrate self-motivating skills to complete assigned work, assist others and maintain high productivity.
  • Attend and complete mandatory education programs
  • Maintain flexibility to occasional requests to work overtime, different shifts or holidays.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures, regulatory requirements.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Details

Date Posted January 4, 2018
Date Closes February 3, 2018
Address 2808 S 143rd Plaza
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Emergency Department
Department Admitting
Function Patient Access
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Shift
Rotating
As Needed/Vary hours per week; Hours vary based on business needs, flexibility is a must.
Hours Casual/PRN hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks
Zipcode 68144
Name Taylor Petersen
Address 2808 South 143rd Plaza
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68144
Phone 402-609-2000
FAX 402-609-2020

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Time Management
  • Medical Documentation Management
  • Patient Registration
  • Cerner Powerworks

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