Bedford, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health HEB
Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB in Bedford is currently seeking to hire a full time Admissions Specialist in their Emergency Department.
Full Time, 40 hours/week; 1st shift.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9:30am to 8:00pm
Must be available to attend 2-3 weeks of training period initially, Monday to Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm
This position is 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 preferred
Previous Scheduling experience a plus.
CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 60 Days of hire required
Required skills (if applicable):
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 (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 Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.