Patient Access Rep
PeaceHealth - Springfield, OR

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PeaceHealth is looking for an outstanding Patient Access Representative to join our team! The PAR will assist in coordinating the activities between admitting, scheduling, insurance verification and pre-certification. Additionally, the PAR would act as a clinical liaison with physician practices interacting with pre-visit services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Pre-registers patients with accurate patient demographic and financial data.
Verifies coverage and ensures all insurance requirements are met, as well as obtaining all prior authorization and/or referrals as appropriate prior to patient arrival.
Stays current with insurance requirements.
Responds to customer's inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
Assists with departmental coverage as needed.
Manages Daily Appointment Schedules.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications:
EDUCATION :
High School diploma or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
One year of medical office or related experience required.
Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and CPT/ICD9 coding preferred.
Knowledge of insurance process and regulations preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:
Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.
Must be able to manage conflict effectively and professionally.
Excellent time management skills, with an emphasis on meeting time sensitive deadlines.

LOCATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Emergency Department- University District: Performs Order ED Order Entry with the clinical setting of the Emergency Department, Management of incoming ED phone calls, Paging of physicians assists with process of patient admission, works closely with the ED Charge Nurse, Physicians and ED staff in the clinical setting, Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire

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PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...