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Patient Services Representative, Full-Time (Cranberry Township)

Company: UPMC
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionUPMC Centers for Rehab Services is currently hiring a full-time Patient Services Representative to support a clinic located in Cranberry Township, PA. The candidate will worl 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. If you have medical secretarial/billing experience and this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!Purpose:A Patient Services Representative is responsible for welcoming patients upon arrival, promoting the usage of new and emerging consumer-friendly technologies, educating patients on their copayments and financial obligations and collecting payments when applicable, scheduling subsequent appointments within the continuum of care, connecting patients to financial advocacy resources when appropriate, updating patient's demographics and insurance coverage information, and promoting an overall culture of service excellence. Patient Services Representative display strong customer service skills that ensure that patients and family members have the desired UPMC Experience at UPMC physician practices, hospitals, and outpatient surgery departments.Responsibilities:Help patients navigate the healthcare system by providing clear and understandable instructions. Provides follow-up to unresolved patient questions or needs to ensure the appropriate continuity of care.Assist with administrative duties in the office including but not limited to scanning of medical records and faxingGuide patient through use of self-arrival technology or check-in patient at desk depending on patient preferenceSchedule or connect patient to resources to schedule for ancillary services at checkoutUnderstands the principles of service recovery and is both empowered and responsible for taking appropriate action to recover from service that does not meet the expectation of the UPMC Experience.Assist patients in education of financial responsibility and connect them to advocacy resources as neededObtain signature of patient or family member for consent to treatment and financial responsibility following the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules and regulationsConfirm/verify insurance benefits with the appropriate carrier via online verification systems or telephone inquiriesPromote MyUPMC patient portal and assist patients in registration when applicableCollect copayments and any other applicable patient payments at the point of serviceProvide a warm greeting for all patientsRegister patients in Biometrics (fingerprint recognition) program and explain benefitsConfirm and/or update patient registration information at checkoutAppropriately distribute / triage phone calls to other areas and / or clinical providersSchedule follow-up appointments within the practice at checkoutQualificationsCompletion of high school graduate or equivalent is requiredExperience with personal computer based applications, other various office equipment and proficient typing skills are preferredTwo years of experience in a medical / billing / fiscal or customer service function is preferredKnowledge of medical terminology is preferredPrior experience with Medipac, Epic, or other health records systems is preferredLicensure, Certifications, and Clearances:Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewalAct 33 with renewalAct 34 with renewalAct 73 FBI Clearance with renewalUPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/VeteranREQNUMBER: 690553136

Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Patient Services Representative, Full-Time (Cranberry Township), Other , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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