Patient Access Representative
Steamboat Springs - Colorado (CO),
Estimated salary $15 an hour
Facility: Yampa Valley Medical Center- Steamboat Springs, CO
Department: Physician Clinic
Full-Time (32 hours/week)
This position will float to other areas when there is not a visiting physician group.
Performs receptionist, registration, and clerical duties associated with registering patient for outpatient services.
- Meets with patient and/or patient's caregiver to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of visit, instructions, and addresses concerns and questions.
- Communicates with referring provider's office, clinical department(s), and/or other appropriate personnel to exchange necessary information and determine schedule.
- Verifies insurance benefits and obtains pre-certification/authorization as necessary.
- Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to financial counselors for follow up. Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED.
Required Licensure/Certification: None Required.
Minimum Experience: None Required.
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