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PATIENT ACCESS SPECIALIST(Registration)

Full-Time

Hours

8 Hour Days

Experience, Knowledge and Skill

High School Diploma; One year of previous experience in healthcare field or customer service required, experience in healthcare admissions, registration, or billing preferred. College degree can be substituted for experience. Must complete medical terminology course within first year, unless previously completed. Prefer Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) .

Specialized or Technical Education Required

Medical Terminology desired; ability to communicate over the telephone; excellent customer service skills. Must be able to interpret complex documents related to insurance benefits. Must be able to read and understand physician's referrals. Requires judgement to accurately establish patient identity, assign insurance information according to payer and facility guidelines, associate orders with scheduled services. 3. Intermediate computer skills required; ability to operate a computer using Word, Excel, and email, fax machines, printers, and copiers.

Manual or Physical Skill Required

Must have considerable hand-eye coordination to operate a computer. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to bend or squat to patient's level. Must be able to lift and carry supplies to department and to equipment (example: reams of paper to copiers/fax machines).

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Education

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Employment History

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Applicants Statement

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  1. I verify that all information on my application, resumes, and exhibits submitted to Hood Memorial Hospital are true, correct, and complete and any false or misleading information furnished by me regarding my application will be sufficient cause for rejection of application or immediate dismissal if employed by Hood Memorial Hospital. 
  2. I verify that my application is not a job offer or a contract for employment.  If hired, I understand that any employment will be “at will” and for an indefinite time period.  I understand that I may resign or be terminated by the facility at any time without notice or requirement for cause. 
  3. I verify that I authorize persons, schools, organizations, my current employer and previous employers (unless otherwise noted) named in the application and accompanying resume to provide any relevant information that may be required to arrive at an employment decision. 
  4. I verify that employment may be subject to completion of preemployment procedures including, but not limited to, employment /personal references, background investigation, criminal records check, driving record verification (if applicable) and licensure /registration/ certification verification (if applicable).
  5. I understand that during my employment, if hired, I will report to my immediate supervisors any drug-related criminal conviction within five days of the conviction. 
  6. I understand that following an offer of employment, I may be required to undergo a health assessment.  This examination may include, but is not limited to, screening for infections, diseases, alcohol, and drugs.  Failure to undergo and/or pass the health assessment will result in disqualification from employment.  Failure to truthfully answer inquiries about previous medical conditions may result in my forfeiture of Worker’s Compensation benefits under R.S.23:1208.1.
  7. If accepted for employment, I hereby agree to abide by the rules, policies, procedures, and Customer Service standards of Hood Memorial Hospital. 
  8. I understand, if hired, I will be on a three-month initial evaluation period (unless otherwise defined) during which time I may be discharged without recourse.
  9. If hired, I understand that my hours of employment and work schedule may be changed at the discretion of Hood Memorial Hospital.

My typed name shall have the same force and affect as my written signature.

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