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Patient Services Center Rep II / St Petersburg FL / Full Time

TH Medical - Saint Petersburg, FL

Patient Services Center Rep II / St Petersburg FL / Full Time

in

Saint Petersburg

Florida

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

JOB SUMMARY

The Patient Services Center Representative II is responsible for creating a positive patient experience by accurately and efficiently handling the day to day operations relating to financial clearance activities. This includes adherence to the department’s policies and procedures related to the verification of eligibility/benefits, pre-authorization requirements, available payment options, financial counseling and other identified financial clearance related duties. The Representative will work under the guidance of the Financial Clearance Supervisor and will be responsible for timely escalating financial clearance issues to the Supervisor or above leadership.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following. Others may be assigned.

Verify medical benefits and eligibility with payors and calculate patient liability collection amounts

Completes the whole patient financial clearance process; including educating patients on liability and collection of patient liabilities due

Completes all acount documentation and enters the correct activity code when required

Secures insurance authorizations for services and updates account accordingly

Performs payment reconciliation & secured payment entry in adherence to financial & cash control policies and procedures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum typing skills of 35 wpm

Ability to work in multiple systems, support multiple facilities, and if appplicable support other financial clearance teams

Demonstrated working knowledge of PC/CRT/printer

Knowledge of function and relationships within a hospital environment preferred

Customer service skills and experience

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Ability to receive and express detailed information through oral and written communications

Course in Medical Terminology required

Understanding of Third Party Payor requirements required

Understanding of Compliance standards required

Must be able to perform essential job duties with at least two Patient Service Center teams

Uses proper negotiation techniques to professionally collect money owed by our Patients/Guarantors.

Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with both internal and external Clients that lead to more effective communication and a higher level of productivity and accuracy.

Must be able to appropriately interpret physician orders, medical terminology and insurance cards while maintaining Conifer Standards of Care.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.

2 years of experience in a customer service skills with basic typing ability and working knowledge of a Windows based computer environment

2 years of experience in a call center environment or similar customer service experience preferred

High school diploma or GED required

Some college coursework is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone

Ability to travel

Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office Work Environment

TRAVEL

Approximately 5% travel may be required

Job:

Conifer Health Solutions

Organization:

Title:

Patient Services Center Rep II / St Petersburg FL / Full Time

Location:

FL-Saint Petersburg

Requisition ID:

1705046477

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Location: Saint Petersburg, FL

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