Admissions Specialist I - ER Admitting

Texas Health Resources

Date: 6 days ago
City: Allen, TX
Contract type: Full time
Texas Health Resources

Admissions Specialist I - Admitting ER Department

Fast-paced, high volume Admitting ER department is looking for top skilled Admissions Specialists. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Allen, 1105 Central Expwy North TX 75013

Work hours: 36Hrs – Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7A-730P. Must be available to attend 2-3 weeks of training period initially, Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Emergency Department highlights:

  • 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/medical/other emergencies as patients arrive to the ED.

  • Cross-training opportunities within different areas of Patient Access

  • Team-oriented work environment with expanded resources from other Patient Access areas

Here’s What You Need

  • High School Diploma or equivalent Required.

  • 1 year of related experience Required.

  • Admissions experience Preferred

  • CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate Upon Hire

  • Requires good written, oral, and telephone communication skills.

  • Requires knowledge of general office equipment, PCs and associated software packages.

  • Ability to type 35 WPM corrected for errors preferred.

  • General knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

What You Will Do

  • 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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Admissions Specialist

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we’ve won and more.

  • Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to [email protected]


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