Cleburne, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Cleburne
Texas Health Harris Methodist Cleburne is currently seeking to hire a full time Admissions Specialist in their Emergency Room/Main Admissions Departments.
Full Time; 1st shift; 32 hours/week.
Sunday, 6:00am - 6:30pm in ER Admissions
Monday, 6:30am - 5:00pm in Main Admissions
Friday, 5:00am - 3:30pm in Main Admissions
Some holidays required
For the schedule located inside the Emergency Room: It is a fast paced environment that requires quick thinking when dealing with emergency situations. In this role, the Admissions Specialist will be exposed to various clinical emergencies as patients arrive to the ER. The majority of the shift will be spent on your feet as you register patients.
Required minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Required minimum experience:
1 year of related experience required
Other hospital and physician office experience is helpful
2-3 years of hospital admissions experience is preferred.
Medical Insurance Verification experience highly preferred
Scheduling experience preferred
CHAA certification preferred.
Required skills (if applicable):
Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
Ability to type, spell, write or print legibly with general knowledge of personal computers required. Strong interpersonal communication, documentation and customer service skills required.
Job Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
*Accurately gathers complete financial and demographic information to ensure medical records/billing process flows efficiently.
*Obtains and/or updates verification of benefits and/or pre-certification for applicable tests and/or procedures.
*Prepares, presents, and thoroughly explains applicable legal, ethical, and compliance documents; ensures proper consents are signed by the appropriate parties. Maintains documentation of the same.
*Maximizes reimbursement for services rendered by appropriately identifying insurance carrier, benefits, etc. Prevents denials by ensuring timely notification of admission to insurance carriers.
*Assists patients in understanding financial obligations; collects co-payments, self-pay deposits, and patient balances to reduce Accounts Receivable.
*Stays abreast of and complies with applicable regulations, entity and/or system policies and procedures. Maintains customer service and/or productivity guidelines set forth by applicable leadership.
*Completes other duties as assigned.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. Located about 35 miles south of Fort Worth, hospital services include surgery, women’s care, gastroenterology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. The center has have over 80 physicians on its medical staff and has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer for Quality Care in a nationwide performance improvement project, an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and designated a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Recognitions like these make our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.