Patient Account Specialist II
St. Joseph Hospital Orange - Orange, CA

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Patient Account Specialist II - ( 14007879 )
Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice. These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting. As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community. The most important result: employee engagement We are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces. Clinical Excellence When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one 'America's Best Hospitals' for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care. A haven that feels like home. St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings. Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Department Manager, the Patient Account Specialist II is responsible for managing patient account from pre-registration process through the registration process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the accurate collection of patient demographic and insurance information, data entry into the Meditech/Mediserve systems. Verifies all insurance information and obtains the appropriate authorizations. Completion of patient charts as directed; management of insurance verification and precertification processes to include all insurances as required. Financial counseling activities and cash collection; perform daily audits to ensure quality data collection for generation of initial bill. . Provides Financial Assistance program information, referral to revenue Audit as needed and schedule patient for initial evaluation. Other duties include training other clerical staff in supporting registration and cash collection functions, back up of all areas and maintaining a working knowledge of all department clerical functions.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent, college attendance preferred.

Experience: Three years experience as a PAS.

Preferred Requirements:

Education: College or Vocational education

Experience: Experience in providing values-based customer services

Bilingual: English / Spanish

Organization : Radiation Therapy
Work Locations : St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
1100 W. Stewart Dr.
ORANGE 92868

Employee Status : Regular
Schedule : Full-time
Work Schedule : 8 Hour
Shift : Day

Travel : No
Job : Administration