Patient Access Spec -Admitting

LifePoint Hospitals Henderson, NC
The Patient Access Specialist isresponsible for interviewing and entering all required data, maintainingquality and quantity standards for each patient. This will include:

* Conducting patient interviews

* Completing appropriate forms

* Giving explanations of payment information and any other related hospital policies or regulations

* Working with patients to assure the hospital receives maximum payment for all services rendered

* Competently complete government forms including but not limited to:

* Medicare Secondary Payer

* Advance Beneficiary Notice

* Important Message from Medicare forms

The successful candidate will be ableto multitask and functions well in high stress environments. Meeting goals anddeadlines must be a priority, while never sacrificing quality and alwaysstaying organized. Our hospital operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365days a year and this position must be flexible to work nights, weekends andholidays based on the needs of the hospital.

* High School graduate or equivalent required

* Associates degree in Medical Office, Business Administration or Accounting is strongly preferred

* Must be proficient in MS Office

* Must possess strong communication skills, both oral and written

* Must be a problem solver, be able to calculate and collect payments

* Able to read, interpret and follow policy and procedures, payor rules and regulations and apply at patient encounter

* Must be able to communicate professionally with patients and family members faced with a variety of medical situations, from emergent to non-emergent