Consumer Access Specialist AdventHealth New Smyrna
Location Address: New Smyrna - 401 Palmetto St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth
Career growth and advancement potential
Health Insurance Coverage
3:30pm - 12 am
You Will Be Responsible For:
Proactively seeks assistance to improve any responsibilities assigned to their role
Accountable for maintaining a working relationship with clinical partners to ensure open communications between clinical, ancillary, and patient access departments, which enhances the patient experience
Provides timely and continual coverage of assigned work area in order to offer prompt patient service and availability for all clinical partner registration needs. Arranges relief coverage during extended time away from assigned registration area
Meets and exceeds productivity standards determined by department leadership
Meets attendance and punctuality requirements. Maintains schedule flexibility to meet department needs. Exhibits effective time management skills by monitoring time and attendance to limit use of unauthorized overtime
If applicable to facility, provides coverage for PBX (Switchboard) as needed, which includes: full shifts, breaks, and any scheduled/ unscheduled coverage requirements
If applicable to facility, maintains knowledge of PBX (Switchboard), which includes: answering phones, transferring calls or providing alternative direction to the caller, paging overhead codes, and communicating effectively with clinical areas to ensure code coverage. If applicable to facility, knowledge of alarm systems and protocols and expedites code phone response. Maintains knowledge of security protocol
Actively attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue within the team
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Mature judgement in dealing with patients, physicians, and insurance representatives
Working knowledge of Microsoft programs and familiarity with database programs
Ability to operate general office machines such as computer, fax machine, printer, and scanner
Ability to effectively learn and perform multiple tasks, and organize work in a systematic and efficient fashion
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and written
Ability to adapt in ever changing healthcare environment
Ability to follow complex instructions and procedures, with a close attention to detail
Adheres to government guidelines such as CMS, EMTALA, and HIPPAA and AdventHealth corporate policies
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School diploma or GED
One year of customer service experience
One year of relevant healthcare experience Preferred.
Prior collections experience Preferred.
Ensures patients are appropriately registered for all service lines. Performs eligibility verification, obtains pre-cert and/or authorizations, makes financial arrangements, requests and receives payments for services, performs cashiering functions, clears registration errors and edits pre-bill, and other duties as required. Maintains a close working relationship with clinical partners to ensure continual open communication between clinical, ancillary and patient access departments. Actively participates in extending exemplary service to both internal and external customers and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Provides PBX (switchboard) coverage and support as needed.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.