CLINIC PATIENT SERVICE SPECIALIST II (DAYS, FULL TIME)

    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA 98101
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we're also one of the safest places to get care - among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a Day Shift, Full Time, CLINIC PATIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST II. Demonstrates service excellence standards in independently performing the following support services: reception and check-in patients; obtain and verify registration and insurance information; collect payments at time of service; schedules appointments; coordinates care with other services; answers phones and provides initial triage; perform other necessary activities to maintain clinic operations.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
    Responds to patients' needs and concerns as appropriate. Investigates complaints and works with office Lead, Supervisor or Manager to find solutions
    Accepts patient payments (co-pays, deposits, etc.)
    Coordinates and assists in scheduling ancillary appointments and consults
    Using clinic guidelines, gathers information on the telephone re: the nature of the patient concern. Triages calls to appropriate staff; obtains necessary information for the return call; initiates emergency procedure when necessary, uses appropriate documentation tools
    Reviews daily schedules to identify required medical records requests
    Orders, coordinates, and distributes medical records as needed
    Processes all copying request and follows UW guidelines in sending appropriate requests to HIM
    Scans all in house test results, ultrasounds, ECGs, etc...attaches to appropriate order
    Obtains necessary insurance plan information
    Maintains ongoing documentation and tracks authorized referrals
    Reviews the Epic Referral Queue daily for incoming orders and new patient referrals
    Maintains the physical environment for safety of staff and patients and for aesthetic presentation of the area (for example, organizing the waiting room furniture and magazine area.)
    Reviews and works daily Televox reports
    May be required to drive an automobile (or other vehicle) as a function of job in-between clinic sites. If so required, completes all driver clearance procedures and paperwork. Drives carefully and in accordance with the law and driving standards. Maintains a valid Washington Driver's License and a clean driving record.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    High school graduate or GED
    Data entry skills required
    Microsoft application skills: Word, Excel and Outlook
    Minimum of one year administrative or clerical support required
    One year customer service experience required
    If driving is included as a function of the job, maintains a valid Washington Driver's License and clean record

    DESIRED:
    Working knowledge of medical terminology
    Experience in a health care setting
    Keyboard skills: 35+ wpm
    Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and accuracy
    Knowledge of medical terminology
    Knowledge of physician practice management systems
    Familiarity with electronic medical records
    Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
    Customer service in a clinical setting
    Able to work in a high volume, fast paced work environment and perform and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

    This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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    Posting ID: 555356294Posted: 2020-07-09