Job Posting: Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have. At Cedars-Sinai, we're driven by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of world-class professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Admitting Representative performs all admissions activities for pre-admit and face-to-face registration of patients presenting to the Main Admissions and/or outpatient areas for treatment. The Admitting Representative facilitates patient access to Cedars Sinai Medical Center and secures all demographic and financial patient registration information. This will include the following: Registration, PreRegistration, insurance verification, Third Party Liability (TPL) screening, Medi-Cal / Medicare eligibility verification, Workers Compensation eligibility, and securing cash deposits (co-pays, deductibles, cash packages). Must be able to explain information and answer questions, demonstrating competency skills including the ability to perform job duties and interact with customers with sensitivity and attention to the patient population(s) served. Note: New Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening and a pre-employment health screening. This is a Temporary position and temporary employment may conclude on or before 12/31/2017, or if needed, extended to an agreed upon date that will be filed with HR.
Minimum 2 years experience in healthcare, insurance or related experience required. Previous work experience in an inpatient or outpatient admissions setting or physician's office, preferred. Knowledge/experience in patient accounting or with an insurance payor preferred.
Medical terminology preferred.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills for interacting with patients, payers, physicians and other CSHS customers.
Intermediate math skills required.
Demonstrated ability to work well as a team player and independently.
Able to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment with conflicting demands on time and attention.
PC literacy: Basic core computer skills and navigation skills. General knowledge of office equipment.
English language proficiency. Bi-lingual preferred / helpful.
Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Aptitude for cash collections. Physical Demands:
Walking, standing, low-level lifting up to 25 lbs.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.