Patient Access Specialist - Admissions (SOCH)
Sisters Of Charity Hospital - Acute - Buffalo, NY

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Patient Access Specialist (Sisters of Charity Hospital ): The Patient Access Specialist is the front line Hospital System liaison with customers, i.e.; patients, physicians, other hospital departments and offsite facilities and registers patients for all in and out patient services. The Patient Access Specialist is responsible to provide access for patients to the Hospital System while ensuring the Hospital or offsite Facilities fulfill its registration, business and administrative requirements related to each patient encounter.

REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Patient Access Services Sr. CHS Supervisor –Pt Access

Director of Patient Access (CHS)

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

· High School Graduate/or Equivalent

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

· Minimum 1 year hospital registration or medical office experience required

· Previous experience or knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITY:

· Must possess general office skills, including but not limited to computer/keyboarding, fax machines and typing at least 30 wpm and/or demonstrated computer proficiency

· Knowledge of Microsoft office, Word Perfect, Excel preferred

· Must Posses excellent/effective communication/interpersonal skills

· Organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through a must

· Has the ability to maintain composure when interacting with a wide variety of customers and situations

· Highly motivated and willing to contribute skills and ideas for the overall improvement of the department

· Must be flexible and effective in a fast paced/changing healthcare environment

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (LIGHT)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Frequent

Standing – Frequent

Push Cart - Occasional

Pull Cart - Occasional

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL: Functions as a liaison among various hospital departments

EXTERNAL: Functions as a liaison among the community and hospital

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