Patient Access Representative III - 122016
#122016 Patient Access Representative IIIFiling Deadline: Tue 5/30/2023
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This position will remain open until filled.
UC San Diego Health's Revenue Cycle department supports the organization's mission to deliver outstanding patient care and to create a healthier world - one life at a time. We are a diverse, patient-focused, high-performing team with a commitment to quality, collaboration, and continuous improvement that enables us to deliver the maximum standard of care to our patients. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment and we embrace individuals who demonstrate a deep passion for problem-solving and customer service.
Under the supervision of the Patient Access Manager, the Patient Access Rep. is responsible for registration duties in the clinical services area. Typical duties include greeting and directing patients/visitors/staff, registration completion, authorization, and billing verification, collect payment fees, operate CRT to gain or input patient information.
Works closely with medical staff, nursing, ancillary departments, insurance payors and other external sources to assist families in obtaining healthcare and financial services. Responsible for the patient admission, registration and verification of insurance.
Duties include establish medical record, obtain demographics, insurance payor notification, obtain authorization, account analysis, obtain primary care and referring physician information. Cash collection. Process patient identification/armband at the time of admission. Escort patient to room. Obtain all necessary admission forms per TJC requirements. Duties may be performed in person or by phone. Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum three (3) years previous admissions/registration experience in a large, complex healthcare setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of insurance verification, registration, and medical terminology.
Ability to interact effectively with the public, including patients, visitors, clinical and support staff.
Possesses superb customer service skills.
- Bilingual English/Spanish.
- Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, Word).
- Knowledge of third party payors.
- UC San Diego - Extended Studies Intensive Revenue Cycle Course Certificate.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $53,077 - $65,960 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $25.42 - $31.59
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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