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Director of Patient Access - Plano & Allen Job

Date: Nov 16, 2014

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: Texas Health

Director of Patient Access - Plano & Allen

Location: Texas Health Plano
Job ID: 62052
Department: Patient Access Services
Area of Interest: Non-Clinical Management
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Relocation Provided:
Travel Required: No
Specialty: NN
Job Function: PRF

Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Director of Patient Access who will oversee and guide this strategic function at two of our hospitals, Texas Health Allen and Texas Health Plano. These facilities together total approximately 450 beds. This leader will be responsible for liaising with leadership at both hospitals as well as the system to ensure that all strategic goals, KPI’s, and service expectations are met and exceeded.


• A high school diploma or equivalent is required
• A college degree is HEAVILY preferred

• At least 3 years of experience in a business office management position in the healthcare field or a related organization is required.
• At least 5 years of experience at the Director level in a large hospital or multi-hospital facility is strongly preferred

• Admitting Manager Accreditation is preferred (CHAM or CHAA)

This individual will be responsible for this area at both the Texas Health Allen and Texas Health Plano campuses. Both locations are located in the north zone of Texas Health Resources.

*Position has primary responsibility for Patient Access Services, including patient registration, preadmission, precertification and verification of accounts, patient financial counseling, emergency service registration, scheduling and other related patient access services.

*Responsible for the design and implementation of system and entity policies related to data collections, patient and family education, Corporate Compliance program, patients’ rights and responsibilities, legal consents, release of information, medical staff bylaws and JCAHO, state and federal regulations.

*Recruit, hire, dismiss, discipline and perform evaluations according to hospital policies/procedures. Conduct and/or participate in departmental or multidisciplinary meetings, may include recording meeting minutes. Assists in resolution of patient, employee and other customer concerns or occurrences, refer to higher authority if appropriate.

*Online patient access education completions rates and implement training needs as identified by the PAS Council. Implementation of policies and procedures and standardized processes to meet agreed upon performance standards set for Patient Access. Utilization of front end tools/processes KFA status and action plans address deficiencies Submission of monthly statistics/reporting by the 10th of each month. Resolution of specific issues as identified by Entity CFO or CFO/SVP THR Finance.

*Responsible for participating in facility task forces, committees and other meetings to establish goal and best practices for the facility. Responsible for providing feedback and direct participation.


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 and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,200 physicians on its medical staff in more than 67 specialties. The hospital is a 2008 TAPE recipient, a Level III trauma center, a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, hip and knee Center of Excellence and certified Primary Stroke Center. The hospital has also been named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women’s care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
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