Per Diem Admitting Worker - Lab - Support Services - Day - 4099
University of California Irvine Medical Center 6 reviews - Orange, CA
Full-time, Part-time

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Job Description & Salary Range

All candidates for entry level Admit Worker positions are required to successfully complete a two part customer service assessment provided by PreVisor.
This posting is a recurring recruitment and there may or may not be open positions at the time a candidate completes an application. Candidates will be continuously screened for consideration and as full-time, part-time and/or per diem positions become available candidates who meet the screening criteria will be forwarded to the hiring committee.

UC Title: Per Diem Admitting Worker
Position Number: 10005030
Reports to: Clinical Lab Scientist, Sr-Spv
Working Title: Per Diem Admitting Worker
Cost Center: Lab - Support Services (7065)
Bargaining Unit: EX
FLSA: Nonexempt
Job Code: 9034
Date Created: 05/21/2012
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 10.00

Position Summary:
Incumbent serves as first point of contact for patients in the blood collection centers. Performs general clerical and reception duties. Enters patient data to the registration system and verifies insurance and/or third party coverage. Schedules, confirms, and cancels patient appointments. The essential functions listed below are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, not does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

Salary Range:
Rate Minimum $19.64 Midpoint $19.64 Maximum $19.64

Essential Job Functions:
The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

% Effort
Accepts and processes cash payments according to established guidelines

Accurately prepares reports (volume and tracking) as needed or requested

Accurately verifies medical coverage and determines patient eligibility in relation to established program, insurance, or contract standards

Acts as Data Steward by following appropriate procedures regarding requests, access and disclosure of PHI in accordance with HIPPA regulations, and takes necessary precautions to prevent unauthorized access

Appropriately schedules, reschedules, cancels or confirms patient appointments in a timely manner to maximize scheduling for patient volume and in accordance with established authorizations

Obtains demographic information from patients and enters into appropriate computer system

Performs basic reception functions to ensure smooth office operations, including answering incoming calls, maintaining an accurage filing system, copying forms and documents, etc.

Registers patients as appropriate based on type of admission, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the information

Responds effectively to questions and concerns expressed by patients and other staff and resolves identified problems (registration, eligibility, billing or financial) in a timely manner

Reviews cases to determine proper handling and follow-up

Reviews patient's financial status to determine necessary payments and makes appropriate financial or payment arrangements. Counsels patients regarding insurance and eligibility

Total Effort:

Required Qualifications:
Ability to effectively read, write and speak English
Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience using office equipment such as a printer, copier, fax, scanner
Ability to make simple calculations and perform simple math
Demonstrated experience using multi-line telephone system
Demonstrated experience using a computer, including data entry and retrieval
Must take and successfully pass a standardized assessment

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience working in registration, scheduling and/or authorization process
Demonstrated knowledge of insurance programs and/or government programs
Demonstrated experience working with TDS, Signature, IDX
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese (certain clinics may require this qualification)
Demonstrated experience working in a hospital or medical office setting

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Sitting 60% of time
Standing 20% of time
Walking 20% of time

Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Bending O
Kneeling O
Turning O
Twisting O
Balancing N
Climbing N
Crawling N
Crouching N

Carrying up to 20 Pounds
Lifting up to 20 Pounds
Pulling up to 20 Pounds
Pushing up to 20 Pounds

Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Fingering F
Reaching F
Handling O

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