Patient Access Specialist 1

Community Health Network Anderson, IN
LocationThis position is located in Anderson.

DutiesUnder the direction of the Patient Access manager, the primary focus of this role is to handle all patient and family interactions with the highest level of professionalism and personal attention while achieving maximum customer satisfaction. The incumbent will assist in the coordination of all aspects of customer service for all Patient Access areas in a manner that ensures a customer focused, quality conscious work climate. The primary functions of this position include: Focusing on interpersonal skills, data collection and ability to assess situations and to assist the team in developing solutions to achieve excellence in customer service while ensuring the financial viability of the hospital; Collecting and verifying patient and insurance demographics, securing pre certifications and/or pre notifications for patient services, collection of co-pay and deposits prior to services and providing financial assistance to patients; responsibility for recognizing the patients' ability to pay or need of assistance as well as assisting patients in their efforts to obtain services within the Network in a timely manner.

ExperiencePrevious healthcare experience preferred. Must have well-developed problem-solving and communication skills.

EducationHigh school diploma or GED required.

SkillsAbility to work well under pressure in fast paced environment, ability to work with all types of patients, excellent verbal and written communication including professional one-on-one interactions and phone skills, ability to multi-task, have attention to detail, strong organization skills, and a team player, excellent critical thinking skill

TestingTyping 35 wpm, data entry, customer service, spelling/grammar