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Emerus Patient Access Specialist in Las Vegas, Nevada

Emerus and joint venture partner Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, are excited to introduce community based, patient-centered acute episodic care throughout the greater Las Vegas, Nevada region. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. With this partnership we are able to expand services to communities in convenient locations with compassionate, efficiency and excellence while maintaining our high stands for quality, safety and service.

The purpose of this position is to serve as a liaison between patient/family, payers, Patient Financial Services, and other health care team members. You'll be asked to facilitate patient tracking and billing by obtaining/verifying accurate and complete demographic information, financially securing, and collecting out-of-pocket responsibility from guarantors to maximize hospital reimbursement.

  • Maintain compliance with EMTALA, DNV, HIPAA and all other hospital and government regulations applicable to the Admissions settings

  • Provide excellent customer service at all times by effectively meeting customer needs, understanding who the customers are, and building quality relationships

  • Answer telephone in a professional and courteous manner, record messages and communicate to appropriate medical staff

  • Provide and obtain signatures on required forms and consents

  • Obtain, verify, and enter complete and accurate demographic information on all accounts to facilitate smooth processing through the revenue cycle

  • Verify insurance benefits for all plans associated with patient, confirming the correct payor and plan is entered into the patient accounting system

  • Obtain insurance authorizations as required by individual insurance plans, documenting authorization numbers in the appropriate fields for accurate billing

  • Maximize the efficiency and accuracy of the collection process by pursuing collections at the time of service in a customer service oriented fashion

  • Scan all registration and clinical documentation into the system and maintain all medical records

  • Obtain patient satisfaction surveys from all patients upon discharge

  • Coordinate the transfer of patients to other hospitals when necessary

  • Respond to medical record requests from patients, physicians and hospitals

  • Maintain cash drawer according to policies

  • Maintain log of all patients, payments received, transfers and hospital admissions

  • Maintain visitor log

  • Maintain a clean working environment for the facility. This includes the front desk, restroom, waiting room, break area and patient rooms when assistance is needed by medical staff

  • Receive deliveries including mail from various carriers and forward to appropriate departments

  • Notify appropriate contact of any malfunctioning equipment or maintenance needs

  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required

  • Assist medical staff as needed

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma or GED, required

  • 1 year patient registration and insurance verification experience in a health care setting, strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of various insurance plans (HMO, PPO, POS, Medicare, Medicaid) and payors, strongly preferred

  • Basic understanding of medical terminology

  • Excellent customer service

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

ID: 2022-15787

Shift Type: Swing Shift

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Company Name (Integration): Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Neighborhood Hospital - Sahara

Street: 4980 W. Sahara Ave.