Admissions Specialist PRN

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Location:
Denton, TX US
Job ID:
100875
Area of Interest:
Clerical/Admin.
Job Type:
PRN
Facility:
Texas Health Denton


Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is seeking to hire an Admissions Specialist for their Admissions Department to work on an As Needed/PRN basis.

Hours/Schedule:
The schedule would include variable shifts on an As Needed basis and must be available to work all shifts: 1st (630a-7p), 2nd (10a-1030p), 3rd (630p-7a), 7 days a week, including holidays.
• Must be able to attend orientation and at least 1 week of training during normal business hours.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.

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 preferred

License/Certification:
CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 60 Days of hire required

Skills and Abilities:
Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
Requires good written, oral, and telephone communication skills.
Requires knowledge of general office equipment, PC’s and associated software packages.
Ability to type 35 WPM corrected for errors preferred.
General knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Job Responsibilities:
*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 Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties.  Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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