Provides clerical, administrative, registration, reception and patient account collection support for CHRISTUS St. Vincent Radiology and Cardiology Services. Follows the CHRISTUS guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Medical Center. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. He/she shall support CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Medical Center's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
EDUCATION: High school graduate or GED mandatory, some college preferred. Medical Terminology required.
SKILLS: Demonstrated knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications and medical terminology. Knowledge of Cerner scheduling and Affinity as well as any other IS products that may be utilized for front desk or daily operations of the department. Experience in scanning documents. Strong data entry, organizational and interpersonal skills. High integrity, team player with patient service focus and flexibility. Ability to multi-task effectively. Ability to read and write in English, bilingual in Spanish helpful. Demonstrated understanding of Medical Terminology. Demonstrated ability in verifying insurance with Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payors. Demonstrated ability in obtaining pre-authorizations and/or referrals from insurance carriers
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in related healthcare field.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Appropriate Department Manager and Director of Radiology and Cath Lab. May receive direction from Director of Patient Access for training and compliance with registration processes.
-Bloodborne pathogen: A
General office environment, frequent contact with patients, VDT exposure
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Long periods of sitting, viewing computer monitor, and keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles. May be required to lift, push, pull, and/or carry up to 20 lbs.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.