Patient Access Services Representative
OSF Healthcare - Bloomington, IL

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Part-time Position

3 days/wk, works every 5th wknd, varying shifts 5am-8pm

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for completing the financial clearance process within Patient Access Services (PAS) and creating the first impression of OSF’s services to patients and families and other external customers.

Must be able to articulate information in a manner that patients, guarantors and family members know what to expect and have

an understanding of their financial responsibilities.

The Patient Access Representative I may be responsible for:
Pre-registration/Registration

Scheduling and Transcribing

Financial Clearance:
Insurance and benefits verification

Certification

Referral management

Patient liability collections

Medical necessity check

Interviewing patients and guarantors to obtain information to screen for financial counseling, verifying eligibility and corresponding benefit levels, coordinating referrals and obtaining treatment authorizations.

Pre-Service and Point of Service Collection

This position impacts the clinical and financial risk to the organization when collecting and documenting information on behalf of the patient.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Completion of high school or its equivalent.

Minimum of one to two years in an office clerical setting or customer service environment is preferred.

Experience with office applications and Internet

.

Basic knowledge medical terminology is preferred.

Basic knowledge of Revenue Cycle principles.

Requires basic knowledge of standard office applications and website navigation.

Requires strong attention to detail and ability to obtain and record information accurately.

Requires communication skills to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing with peers, supervisors, payers, physicians, patients, other departments, etc.

Ability to understand, interpret, evaluate and resolve basic patient service issues.

Basic problem solving skills to address payer and patient issues appropriately and know when to ask for assistance.

Requires conflict management skills, and time management skills.

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY

It is the obligation of each employee of OSF Healthcare System to abide by and promote the Philosophy, Values, Mission and Vision of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis.

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