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Patient Access Representative

Kansas City MO
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 8/26/2020

Patient Access Rep II (7:00PM-7:30AM) Tracking Code 17054-124 Job Description If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as Kansas Citys Essential Hospital, TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses: TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Childrens Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, were a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and womens services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building, TMCs beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and womens care clinics. TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lees Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center. TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro areas largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building , located in Kansas Citys vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations. Serves as a front-line representative for Truman Medical Center by interviewing patients and/or other sources to obtain demographic and financial data, accessing patients to clinical and financial systems of the hospital. Communicates health benefit regulations and patient financial obligation to responsible parties. Responsibilities include: verifies financial and insurance information, obtains appropriate pre-certification and authorization for referrals, collects, co-pays; completes all admission/registration paperwork; makes bed assignments, transfers and discharges patients; reconciles bed census; makes referrals to appropriate financial resources. Assists with training new and existing staff. Can be relied upon to lead and train staff to do special projects. Help organize and maintain standards during system downtime. To see what it's like to work at TMC, check out our video below. Come Join Us! ! Required Skills Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent Two years experience in patient contact, insurance or hospital finance Communication skills required to interview patients and families, to gather and exchange information with other hospital staff members, physicians, third party payers and resource persons. Concise written communication skills and keyboarding skills Preferred Knowledge of basic medical terminology Training experience or knowledge of training processes Job Location Health Sciences District - Kansas City, Missouri, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular