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Emergency Department Patient Services Representative

  • Job ID: 537444503
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Corporate Revenue Cycle
  • Department: Rev Cyc Patient Access
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.91 to $21.19 / hour

Description

Why Join UPMC?
We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:
  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market.
  • Competitive pay
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC
UPMC Corporate Services is hiring a casual Patient Services Representative to support the Emergency Department located at UPMC Hamot. 
 
For a schedule, we are looking individuals with a flexible schedule and the ability to work a variety of shifts(days, evenings, overnights) and days  Based on your availability your schedule will be created.
 
We are seeking candidates with a strong customer service background and a desire to be empowered to ensure a positive experience during a patient's visit to a UPMC Hospital.
 
Responsibilities:
Your typical day will be working with patients and family members as they come into the Emergency Department. You will be one of the first UPMC team members they interact with to get checked in. As part of that process you will:
  • Be accountable for accurate registration into hospital ADT and/or clinical system during system downtime with monitoring and reconciliation of every patient for accuracy. Central Resource for all ADT registration and problem resolution during evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Confirm insurance eligibility, be accountable for third-party reimbursement and coordination of benefits to support a seamless billing process.
  • Counsel patients regarding insurance coverage and expected financial liability. Collects and records patient payments including co-payments, co-insurance, and deductibles on the day of service.
  • Properly identify patients to start clinical record (utilizing biometrics if applicable)
  • Be the facilitator of financial gatekeeping with clinical partners.
  • Be accountable for maintaining a close working relationship with clinical partners to assure continual open communication with pertinent information obtained such as any alias name changes, information blocks to prevent release of information, and behavioral health insurance payors to assure timely data integrity of accounts.
  • Obtain or update necessary demographic and insurance-related information.
  • Work independently to perform a timely patient interview and registration for services at the bedside.
  • Generate and complete all applicable forms and necessary communications. Obtain applicable signature for consent to treat and financial responsibility, along with signatures on any required forms, while following all HIPAA rules and regulations and maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Anticipate and respond to inquiries from patients, visitors, hospital personnel, government agencies, etc. under all conditions and circumstances.
 

Qualifications

  • Completion of High School graduate or equivalent.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: (to be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date – we will provide instructions on how to obtain):

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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