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Roper St. Francis Spec Patient Access - Berkeley in Summerville, South Carolina

Thank you for considering a career at Roper St. Francis Healthcare!

10:00am-6:30pm Saturday-Sunday

Job Summary :

The Purpose of the Patient Access Specialist is to provide excellence in customer service, patients are greeted and logged into tracking software. Gathers appropriate information from patients or responsible parties in order to completely register and identify financial liabilities. Collect patient financial liabilities and provide receipts to patients. May perform patient pre-admission, registration, room assignment/transfer, and other related required tasks for patient throughput and patient care. Assist with transporting of patients to their scheduled area. Provide financial guidance to patients/families, RSFH staff, insurance providers, physicians, and/or physician office staff etc. which may include providing explanations of insurance benefits, financial assistance, and self-pay billing. Performs quality self checks using software to prevent billing, identification, or other registration issues that could cause a loss of revenue. May assist in preparing documentation regarding quality, customer service, and other organizational initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications :

Education: Requires High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: At least 6 months customer service work experience required.

Licensure/Certification: N/A

Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A

Knowledge/Skills: Basic computer skills required. PC and Windows experience required. Good organizational skills. Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with customers and staff. Ability to diplomatically and respectfully deal with customers (both in person and via telephone). Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines. May require a working knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information. Requires the use of general office equipment including, but not limited to: computer, calculator, fax machine, printer, copier etc.

Other: Competent and proficient with patient information systems (ADT) and willingness to work at various registration sites as needed is required for positions in the Access dept. Employees in patient access may be required to work weekends and holidays as scheduled by their manager. Employees in Access may be asked to cover outside their normally scheduled hours and location to maintain the around the clock coverage needed to provide for safe patient care. Staff will be scheduled for call duty. Staff should be knowledgeable in all registration functions including outpatient, emergency room, inpatient, and specimen registration types to fulfill on call duties.

Contacts :

Constant contact with patients, visitors, general public, and/or healthcare employees (including staff, co-workers, physicians, insurance providers, and vendors). Must be able to interact professionally and diplomatically with all of the above.

Work Demands/Environment :

Frequent sitting, walking, standing, stooping, bending. May require lifting or moving items up to 25 lbs. May require pushing or pulling over 50 lbs (wheelchair/carts etc.). Frequent use of finger/hand dexterity. Constant talking or hearing. Corrected hearing and vision to normal range. Possible exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Possible exposure to infectious materials, odors, communicable diseases and/or other conditions common to a healthcare environment. Requires work under stressful conditions, deadlines, and/or irregular hours.

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)


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It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). Accordingly, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .