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Patient Service Representative - Pediatric Medical (Full Time)

Company: Thundermist Health Center
Location: Narragansett
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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Patient Service Representative - Pediatric Medical (Full Time)

Narragansett, RI, USA

Req #1366

Monday, November 21, 2022

Thundermist's Mission - To improve the health of our patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles.

Please note, effective September 1,2021, all Thundermist employees are required to have an initial dose of vaccine to prevent Covid-19. Effective October 1, 2021, all employees of RI licensed health care facilities must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Employees may be deemed exempt from this requirement based on documentation from their health care provider.

General Responsibilities:Takes complete and accurate messages, schedules appointments, takes charge of all aspect of registering patients, answers all incoming calls, collects charges for the office visit.
Required Qualifications:1. Accurate data entry skills2. Excellent communication skills3. Collection background4. Minimum High School diploma or Associates Degree5. Minimum 1-year ambulatory care medical office experience6. Medical terminology, diagnosis coding and billing procedure knowledge helpfulPhysical Effort/Environment:General office environment. Must be able to operate PC, answer multiple incomingtelephone lines, take accurate written messages, verify all insurance coverages and file.Moderate physical activity, walking, standing, sitting, bending, and stretching.
Work Schedule Demands:40 hours per week. Must be able to work evenings as scheduled. Occasional overtime may be required in the event of vacation time or staffing shortage.
Communication Skills:Must have exemplary customer service skills, including professional telephone mannerin conjunction with excellent oral communication ability for all levels of client interaction.
Confidentiality of Information:Has access to all patient medical and or computer data including financial information. Maintains total confidentiality.
Significant Job Functions:Clinical:1. Correctly identifies appropriateness of appointment scheduling. Directs emergent needs to nurse manager for further triage.2. Reviews clinician completed encounter sheet for appropriate completeness of form.3. Prepares patient record for office visit, mounting labs, entering appropriated forms as needed.
Administrative:1. Responsible for complete and accurate data entry of all information which includes patient registration, encounter billing information and changes in insurance information.2. Responsible to ensure all charts and forms for the office visit is ready for the provider: i.e. encounter form, chart forms and appointment list.3. Responsible for assisting in answering all incoming calls, taking accurate messages.4. Assist in scheduling of appointments and directing appropriate calls to the triage nurse.5. Exits patient. Collects payments, obtains referrals to specialist and schedules upcoming appointments when necessary.6. Provides reports of daily productivity, collection standing, and problem areas of the front desk to the Operations Director on a daily basis.

Thundermist is dedicated to the goal of building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce committed to caring for patients in a manner that is respectful of cultural difference. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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