Patient Care Representative II

    Providence Health & Services
    Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Providence is calling a Patient Care Representative II (Full Time/Day Shit) to Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA.

    We are seeking a Patient Care Representative II who is responsible for patient management, the flow of patients through the front office in an efficient and professional manner, the accurate coding of services rendered and over the counter cash management, management of patient charts and information, eligibility verification of insurance benefits, electronic appointment scheduling and patient registration, collection and submission of billing charge slips and other special projects as required.

    In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
    • Answer phones promptly and courteously. Screen and direct phone calls appropriately. Provide a timely response to routine inquiries. Takes accurate and complete messages, and forwards them promptly and accurately
    • Schedules patients in a timely and accurate manner
    • Complete the patient check-in process, to include greeting patients, managing the patient sign-in sheet, obtaining accurate and current patient contact and insurance information, ensuring that a current copy of the patient's insurance card is on file, initialing the patient registration form and superbill to confirm the completeness of insurance information, and collecting patient co-payments
    • Complete the patient check-out process, to include maximizing collections by following department policies and procedures, reviewing the patient superbill for completeness, communicating follow-up instructions to the patient, scheduling the patient's next appointment, or completing a patient recall card, and performing charge entry functions
    • Maintain an orderly and pleasing work space in order to ensure the integrity, efficiency, and safety of the practice, patients, and personnel
    • Maintain PAR levels for office supplies and submits orders as needed
    • Maintain equipment supplies and service
    • Coordinate with other departments to troubleshoot offices related issues, e.g. IS, Clinical Engineering.
    • Act as a liaison with the building manager for practice site facilities maintenance
    • Scan and link text/images in Electronic Medical Record, when available
    • Utilize systems according to policy and procedure. Appropriate care and maintenance of system needs to be observed at all times. Strictly adheres to privacy practices and release of information procedures
    • Back office duty (light) and assistance with rooming patients to facilitate flow
    • Act as a liaison with the billing company to assists patient to reconcile billing questions or issues
    • Act as champion or site lead to facilitate roll out of new business systems or processes
    • Be responsible with attendance, punctuality and patient confidentiality
    • Positive public relation image and working relationships
    • Obtain necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence and certifications
    • Complete all mandatory requirements, including annual safety programs, CPR, infection control and annual physical
    • Comply with Medical Foundation, department and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care
    • Attend and participate in division meetings
    • Volunteer or accept assignments for projects
    • Follow mission, vision and team ground rules

    Qualifications :

    Required qualifications for this position include:
    • At least 2 years medical office experience
    • Proficiency in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.
    • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work
    • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize
    • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors
    • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy
    Preferred qualifications for this position include:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Spanish Speaking
    • Expertise in CPT and ICD.9 coding
    About the department you will serve.

    Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John's Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John's Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

    Posting ID: 555163706Posted: 2020-06-08