Do you love helping people every single day? Are you passionate about providing outstanding and high-quality service to patients and their family members?
If you thrive in a dynamic environment, excel at multi-tasking and are ready to seek the exciting and important responsibilities of a Patient Access Representative, please consider this great opportunity and apply!
As a Patient Access Representative, you are the face of Cedars-Sinai and can make a difference for our patients. You will be responsible for registering patients presenting to the medical center for treatment. Your priority is to deliver high quality and effective service to our patients and their family members.
What will you be doing in this role?
The Patient Access Rep I performs all admissions activities for pre-admit and face-to-face registration of patients presenting to the Main Admissions and/or outpatient areas for treatment. Facilitates patient access to Cedars Sinai Medical Center and secures all demographic and financial patient registration information. This will include the following: Registration, Preregistration, insurance verification, Third Party Liability (TPL) screening, Medi-Cal / Medicare eligibility verification, Workers Compensation eligibility, and securing cash deposits (co-pays, deductibles, cash packages). Able to explain information and answer questions. Demonstrates competency skills including the ability to perform job duties and interact with customers with sensitivity and attention to the patient population(s) served.
- High School or GED required.
- 2 years college preferred.
- One year of customer service experience preferably in a healthcare setting.
- Two years of experience in healthcare, insurance or related experience preferred.
- Previous work experience in an inpatient or outpatient admissions setting or physician's office, preferred.
- Knowledge and/or experience in patient accounting or with an insurance payor preferred.
- Medical terminology preferred.
- PC literacy: Basic core computer skills and navigation skills. General knowledge of office equipment. Bi-lingual preferred/helpful.
Working Title: Patient Access Rep I - Central Authorization - PT - Day
Department: Central Authorization Unit
Business Entity: Corporate Services
Job Category: Administrative
Job Specialty: Admissions/Registration
Position Type: Part-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$20.40 - $30.61
Our compensation philosophy
We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role
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We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.
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