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The Patient Service Center Representative II is responsible for creating a positive patient experience by accurately and efficiently handling the day to day operations relating to both Financial Clearance and Scheduling of a patient. This includes adherence to department policies and procedures related to verification of eligibility/benefits, pre-authorization requirements, available payment options, financial counseling and other identified financial clearance related duties in addition to full scheduling duties. Upon occasion, the PSC REP II may be only assigned to complex pre-registration. The PSC REP II is expected to develop a thorough understanding of assigned function(s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Completes both scheduling functions and registration functions with the patient for an upcoming visit during one call:
Scheduling: Responsible for timely scheduling, provide callers with important information related to their appointment (i.e. Prep information for test, directions, order management etc.)
Financial Clearance: up to and including verifying patient demographic, insurance information and securing payment of patients financial liability/performing collection efforts
If assigned to Order Management: verifies order is complete and matches scheduled procedure. Includes indexing and exporting physicians orders to correct account number.
If assigned to complex Pre-Reg:
Collect and verify required patient demographic and financial data elements, including determining a patientâ��s financial responsibility and securing pre-payment for future services/performing collection efforts
Create a complete pre-registration account for an upcoming inpatient/surgical admission
Completes all pre-certification requirements by obtaining authorization from insurer and/or healthcare facility
Other duties as assigned based on departmental needs
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.
Ability to work in a production driven call-center environment
Familiarity with working with dual computer monitors (may be required to use dual monitors)
Must have basic typing ability
Must have working knowledge of Windows based computer environment
Ability to multitask in multiple systems (financial clearance and scheduling) simultaneously
Extensive multitasking ability
Strong written and verbal communication skills
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
Required: High school diploma or GED
Preferred: Two plus years of college (two years in a professional, customer service-driven environment may substitute for two years of college), completion of related medical certification program
Preferred: 2-3 years of customer service experience
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 work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Ability to travel
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.
Office Work Environment
Hospital Work Environment
Approximately 0% travel may be required
Job: Patient Access
Primary Location: Harlingen, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.