Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/
The Patient Access Rep. The Patient Access Rep, working independently and without direct supervision, in all areas of PBX and registrations.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Minimum 90 days training of experience as Admissions Specialist-Trainee.
Medical terminology preferred.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficient with the Meditech system, showing ability to enter and retrieve data.
Good keyboard skills.
Ability to work effectively with patients, family members and staff.
Strong detail and follow-up skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to concentrate and focus on assigned tasks in the face of high volume with many interruptions.
Ability to cross train for support of other positions with Registrations/PBX areas.
(May be met with aid of mechanical devices)
Vision is sufficient to read computer terminal, insurance cards and physician orders.
Hearing is sufficient to interact with patients who may be unable to speak at normal voice level.
Mobility (including lifting, bending, stooping, reaching) and dexterity sufficient to assist patients and handle required equipment and supplies.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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