Geisinger Health System PATIENT ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE (HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY) in POTTSVILLE, Pennsylvania

There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger, one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 13 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

Location: Schuylkill Med Ctr-Norwegian

Work Schedule: Days

Work Type: PART TIME

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for front line office support to the department. Coordinates and performs

front line office activities in an effective and efficient manner for the department.

Works under the direction of the Senior Access Rep and is directly accountable to the Site Supervisor/Operations Manager.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*1. Responsible for performing daily office functions.

*2. Responsible for scheduling and advanced scheduling appointments and resolving schedule conflicts

*3. Responsible for advanced registration, gathering and verifying insurance, information, and completion of insurance forms.

*4. Responsible for communicating with patients, and across departments, specialties and sites.

*5. Applies name-bands to all patients checking in at front desk.

*6. Responsible for cash collection and close-out/end of the day business duties.

*7. Responsible for medical record management and maintenance.

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

*Denotes essential job functions.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills (intermediate typing, keyboarding, and computer skills).

Demonstrates advanced knowledge of medical terminology, insurance referral and pre-certification processes, coding, EPIC applications, IDX, SMS, and IMPAC.

Demonstrates office skills; proficient at electronic scanning.

Demonstrates ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task, and provide problem resolution.

Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED and minimum six months KAP experience required.

Successful completion of Key Access Personnel (KAP) training during orientation period.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an office environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.