Parkview North Hospital OP Therapy Access Rep in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Primarily responsible for providing excellent customer service, patient registration, obtaining and verifying insurance benefit information and pre-certification, scheduling the patient and other general office tasks in a fast-paced, multiple provider office. Responsible for answering multiple phone lines to schedule and coordinate therapy visits and ancillary testing as ordered by physicians, advance practice providers and clinical staff for multiple departments and providers. Conducts professional patient interviews obtaining demographic and financial information. Completes the processes of registration and scheduling in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner following the defined scheduling protocols. Requests and identifies all necessary orders so that they are available to the therapy staff for the stated diagnosis. Also, assures that the patient is scheduled appropriately for that diagnosis. Communicates with physician offices, patients and ancillary departments regarding scheduling procedures, appointments and coordination of tests. Responsible for insurance verification of therapy benefits and following the pre-certification guidelines to obtain and complete authorization. Is responsible for the delivery of quality performance and service excellence; and adheres to the Parkview Health Standards of Behavior.
Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent with GED. Medical terminology preferred.
Prefer two years of medical office, call center, customer service, or clerical setting experience.
Must be able to demonstrate general computer skills with basic knowledge and use of internet. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have good computer key boarding skills, ability to operate multi-line phone and standard office machines, including experience using Microsoft Office applications. Must demonstrate professional telephone etiquette, exceptional organizational and problem solving skills. Ability to deal with multiple tasks at the same time while maintaining attention to detail. Must be creative and forward thinking when faced with challenges. Professional appearance and adherence to the clinic/facility dress code is expected.