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Patient Service Representative - Radiology

Company: Scripps Health
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.

You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Join a winning team at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas as a Patient Service Representative supporting our Radiology - Diagnostics department. Primary responsibilties of this role include checking in patients, releasing images to patients and MDs, and reviewing the physicians' schedules in preparation for upcoming appointments. You'll be on the front line for creating a positive Scripps Health experience for our patients while being responsible for the following:

  • Interacting with patients, payers and providers to gather information necessary for accurate registration including assigning of Medical Record Number, scheduling, referral/authorizations, payment collection, document collection and arrival/check-in functions.
  • Responding to customer billing and payment inquires.
  • Escalating billing inquiries as needed.
  • Scheduling patient appointments. Successful scheduling includes exhibiting proficiency in appointment scheduling procedures, accurate documentation and routing of messages, scheduling and confirming appointments according to guidelines, entering insurance, performing Key User duties.
  • Initiating and validating referrals/authorizations.
  • Having a proactive approach to customer service by listening to the patient, taking ownership of solutions and being able to accurately identify the need to involve leadership in order to resolve concerns.

This is a Casual (per diem, non-benefitted) position with eight hour shifts working a varied schedule between the hours of 6:30AM - 7PM, located at our Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of computer applications, excellent mathematical skills and ability to handle monies.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; innovative with ability to identify and solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of experience in a customer service or healthcare/medical office environment preferred.
  • Able to adapt, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, commercial and government health insurance and billing guidelines, ACA requirements, understanding of DRG's, Medical ICD9/ICD10 codes and CPT/HCPC Codes and Modifiers.

Keywords: Scripps Health, Encinitas , Patient Service Representative - Radiology, Other , Encinitas, California

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