Patient Services Spec 1

Baylor Scott & White Health


Date: 1 week ago
City: Fort Worth, TX
Contract type: Full time
Baylor Scott & White Health

JOB SUMMARY

The Patient Services Specialist 1, with direct oversight, provides administrative support in a physician office, clinic or other operational area that assists patients, to ensure high quality, patient-centered care. Duties include patient relations, check-in and check-out, scheduling, insurance verification and answering phones.







ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE



Assists with patient duties to include patient relations, check-in or check-out, scheduling, insurance verification, and answering phones. Arranges follow-up visits and referral appointments

Assists with patient registration duties by collecting and verifying insurance information. Verifies patient demographics and enters changes into computer system. Directs patient to appropriate waiting areas

Accepts payments for physician/clinic services according to established guidelines. Posts payments and enters charges into computer utilizing appropriate codes. Generates daily payment reports and verifies cash drawer against report. Provides accurate patient, medical, financial or procedural information to patients or approved outside entities. May be required to discuss financial arrangements with patients

Receives and directs phone calls. Assists patients and other visitors. Responds to routine inquiries concerning practice services, hours of operation, etc. Ensures any patient complaints are handled appropriately

Assists with medical records duties as requested




KEY SUCCESS FACTORS



Good listening, interpersonal and communication (oral and written), and professional, pleasant and respectful telephone etiquette. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences. Empathetic listener, sensitive, upbeat, optimistic, articulate, gracious and tactful

Ability to promptly assess requests by using electronic and paper resource materials and correctly respond to patient inquiries

Ability to calm upset patients in a composed and professional demeanor

Excellent data entry, numeric, typing and computer navigational skills, with attention to details

Comfortable working in a fast paced, constantly changing and stressful environment




BENEFITS



Our competitive benefits package includes the following



  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level



QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

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