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Patient Access Rep

Company: Lifespan Corporation
Location: Pawtucket
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:

The Patient Access Rep works as a member of a team assigned to perform front desk

functions client registration and the collection of information necessary to ensure reimbursement for services.

Responsibilities:

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Acts as a receptionist greeting all clients and visitors.

Makes appointments and reminder calls for multiple providers.

Maintains the front desk schedules and performs daily preparation activities.

Collects necessary information e.g. income verification voter registration currentcare registration demo updates.

Registers new clients; gathering necessary paperwork and electronically opening case at admission.

Verifies benefits with insurance carriers and enters the information into CMHC.

Obtains and monitors authorizations and reimbursement processes.

Maintains specific client data electronically e.g. current care #

Records co-pay information and electronically enters cash receipt.

Participates in the development of procedures to enhance current practices

Processes reports for specific data.

Performs light secretarial duties

Performs other duties as assigned

Other information:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. At least one-year experience in working with Third Party Payers and/or one-year support experience in a human service office environment. Must be comfortable working in a computer environment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires minimum physical exertion.

There may be some light lifting involved in the day-to-day performance of the job.

JOB KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ABILITY:

* Must have good communication skills both verbal and written; including speech grammar spelling and legibility are at sufficient level to ensure effective and appropriate communication
* Moderate mathematical skills in order to calculate figures and amounts; Ability to add subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers common fractions and decimals either manually or by use of a calculator
* Demonstrated skill in use of spreadsheet and word processing software
* Ability to successfully complete all required training and certifications
* Maintain effective communication and professional relationships with all external contacts.
* Demonstrate ability to present ideas and information in a timely concise effective and interpersonal and appropriate manner through both written and oral forms

ETHICS

* Uses and accesses information in clients health information record or about a client only as necessary to actual duties and then only in accordance with access levels assigned to this position by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from time-to-time and in accordance with Gateway Healthcare Inc. policies rules and procedures as adopted by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from time-to-time.
* Comply with agency ethics and codes of conduct in all contacts with clients co-workers and the community
* Adheres to the Ethics and Code of Conduct Policies educating staff in relation to the same.
* Demonstrate ability to be trusting trustworthy and respectful of self and others by ensuring confidentiality and appreciation for others time resources and respect for the dignity of each person.

INTERPERSONAL FACTORS:

Must be able to appreciate the sensitive/private nature and legal status of information about individual clients obtained maintained or used by Gateway Healthcare Inc. and to not access use disclose or request such information about a client unless necessary to the performance of his/her job.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the main duties and responsibilities of this job. Other duties with different demands may also be assigned by the employee's supervisor. Gateway complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and analogous state statutes. Therefore to the extent required by law Gateway will make reasonable accommodations to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions duties and responsibilities of their positions. Employees and applicants should discuss requests for reasonable accommodations with Human Resources at any time.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Gateway Healthcare Inc. USA:RI:Pawtucket

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: Shift 1

Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan Corporation, Pawtucket , Patient Access Rep, Other , Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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