Admissions Specialist - PRN

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Location:
Plano, TX US
Job ID:
98630
Department:
Patient Access Services
Area of Interest:
Clerical/Admin.
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Plano

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Plano is currently seeking to hire an Admissions Specialist in their Patient Access Services Department to work on an As Needed/PRN basis.

Hours/Schedule:
Variable schedule during day shifts between 5:00am to 6:00pm on an As Needed/PRN basis..
Must be available to attend 2-3 weeks of training period initially, Monday to Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm  

Required minimum education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience:
1 year of customer service experience required
Other hospital and physician office experience preferred
2-3 years of hospital admissions experience is preferred
Medical Insurance Verification experience preferred
Scheduling experience highly preferred

License/Certification:
CHAA (Certified Healthcare Admissions Associates) preferred

Skills:
Ability to type, spell, write, or print legibly with general knowledge of personal computers is required
Strong interpersonal communication, documentation, and customer service skills is required
Knowledge of Medical Terminology highly preferred
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Job duties:
*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.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties.  The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business.  Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center.   We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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