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Patient Access Rep I:

Company: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Award-winning: Sentara Healthcare is a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical transport, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy!When you join Sentara in a professional or management role, you become part of a progressive team of business leaders and operational experts. Our organization and our people are highly respected for the knowledge and innovation that we demonstrate each day. Working with us is an opportunity to have a positive influence on our growth and the communities we serve.OverviewAs a Patient Access Rep or Admitting Representative with Sentara, you will work in the Emergency Department, Patient Registration, or a doctors office. This positions primary duties include positively identifying the patient, collecting demographic and insurance information, and admitting the patients. This role allows you to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff. If you desire, there are promotional opportunities into a Patient Access Rep II/III, Team Leader, and Team Coordinator. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the best care for our patients. to hear Jasmine tell us about a day in the life of a Patient Access Representative with Sentara Healthcare.Benefits : Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks and more.Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!Keywords: patient admin, medical assistant, patient intakeResponsibilitiesThe Patient Access Rep is responsible for all aspects of the patient registration process, including: verifying the patient identity and selecting the correct patient record, reviewing schedules and physician orders to register the patient for the appropriate service, scanning important documents such as insurance cards, IDs, Living Wills, and POAs and verifying and entering the patients demographic and insurance information in the electronic health record. During the registration process, the Patient Access Rep will explain and complete complex regulatory and compliance documents and adhere to all applicable privacy and compliance standards. They also explain and collect co-payments, deposits, and outstanding balances and perform the transactions securely. In most areas, the Patient Access Rep is the first point of contact for patients and provide the first impression of Sentara. They greet patients and families, answer questions, and ensure the patients arrive to the appropriate service area at the right time. The Patient Access Rep may also perform scheduling, pre-admission, and discharge duties and provide supervision and patient information updates to families in waiting rooms.QualificationsEducation LevelHigh School Grad or EquivalentExperienceRequired: Customer Service 2 years, Data Entry 2 yearsPreferred: None, unless noted in the Other section belowLicenseNone, unless noted in the Other section belowSkillsRequired:Preferred: None, unless noted in the Other section belowOtherTwo years of customer service and/or data entry experience required. Six months of previous healthcare experience a plus. Associates or Bachelors degree can be considered in lieu of two years of experience.Knowledge of third party payers, ICD-9/ CPT coding and medical terminology preferred. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to successfully gather and exchange information in both oral and written communications with proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. Demonstrated proficiency in computer keyboarding skills required. Extensive training provided for entry-level candidates and opportunities for advancement provided.Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment.|

Keywords: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Newport News , Patient Access Rep I:, Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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