Obtain insurance information, referral forms and counsels patients on financial assistance when seen in Department for services.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for training and orientating other Patient Billing/Services Representatives (PSR).
Obtains insurance information from patients and counsels alternative ways for financial assistance.
Responsible for completing daily alerts, tasks, and email requests for the Department of Medicine’s Medicine Multispecialty Center.
Obtaining and documenting in IDX necessary referrals for patient appointments.
Serves as a liaison between consumers and WUSM; assists consumers in a timely, efficient and courteous manner regarding appointment information, systems, procedures, and resources.
Takes any and all necessary steps to facilitate customer satisfaction.
Explains the relationship between internal and external customers and routes calls to the appropriate responder. Provides information on resources as appropriate.
Supports referring physician services function by addressing general calls regarding selection of primary care physicians, general questions regarding the managed care system and referring appropriate calls to the Patient Information and Referral Services Coordinator.
Schedules, reschedules, cancels, and confirms patient appointments and patient procedures.
Uses e-commerce real time eligibility to check for eligibility or check eligibility manually as needed.
Ensures appointments are scheduled appropriately in accordance with procedures to include referral and registration processes. Enters referral, pre-cert and pre-visit testing information in appropriate visit data fields.
Responsible for patient registration and updates of information.
Registers new patients in the IDX registration system as needed using mini-registration. Obtains complete and accurate demographic and insurance information.
Provides packet of information to patients regarding associated services which may accompany the appointment.
Assists with documenting and maintaining scheduling protocols.
Assists with obtaining referrals/pre-certs as needed.
1 year related experience in medical office setting
Allscripts and IDX/Washington University scheduling experience recommended.Working knowledge of general office equipment and computers.
Should have organization and communication skills that require discretion with confidential information.
This person should be able to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks, have knowledge of medical terminology, and is capable of working in a fast paced environment.
Should possess excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine - Scheduling Hub. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.� If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.�� To attach these documents, go to:� My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type � Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
The minimum to midpoint of the salary range is $15.24 - $18.68 per hour.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
High school diploma with 3 years of experience in billing systems and third-party claims and/or experience in a medical office setting or related customer service/office experience.
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