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Patient Access Representative

Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Bayonne
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.

CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

Responsibilities

The Patient Access Representative is responsible for performing all of the following inpatient and out patient including same day, diagnostic out-patient and emergency department.

All pre-registration and registration functions for all area of the hospital:

Obtaining accurate patient demographics, insurance benefits, financial liability and pre-certification information from patients, physician office and/or insurance companies for services to be rendered and/or in the process of being rendered at the facility either via telephone and/or face to face.

This position may be the initial contact with the patient and initiates the clinical and billing record. It requires the "PAR" to enter appropriate information into a computer system and may include the assignment of bed (bed control) and abstracting. The "PAR" communicates effectively to service delivery areas to maximize patient flow and customer service and provides excellent patient focused customer service. The "PAR" is also responsible for maintaining a complete customer service friendly environment. This individual will be responsible for assuring the comfort and patient satisfaction of the admitting waiting area. Data processing and some clerical function, typing, spreadsheet stats, answering telephones and assuring patients are escorted to the next available registrar in a timely and courteous manner may apply.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: Previous billing and/or admitting preferred.
  • Licensure/Qualifications: Knowledge of medical terminology and various insurances, data entry, computer literate and typing skills. Bi-lingual preferred.

Keywords: Carepoint Health, Bayonne , Patient Access Representative, Other , Bayonne, New Jersey

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