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Patient Access Representative - OB GYN

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Job ID: 36902
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.50
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Patient Access Representative - OB GYN for a Part Time, 0.50 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $20.80, more depending on experience. This clinic is located across one of Bellingham's newest parks! Caregivers can enjoy a nice lunchtime walk along the beautiful trails. Cordata Café is just a quick walk over in the Cordata Main building!

Come join our team in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

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Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives!  

Experience small-city flavor and join our dedicated team! Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada, this idyllic city has been rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham! 

Assists in coordinating the activities between scheduling, insurance verification and pre-certification. Acts as a clinical liaison with physician practices interacting with pre-visit services.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION

  • Pre-registers/registers patients with accurate patient demographic, financial data. May register patients using varying methods depending upon location, which may include mobile cart.
  • Collects patient balances, co-payment, co-insurance, or other payment types.
  • Verifies coverage and ensures all insurance requirements are met, as well as obtaining all prior authorization and/or referrals as appropriate prior to patient arrival.
  • Responds to customer’s inquiries.
  • Assists with departmental coverage as needed.
  • Manages daily appointment schedules which may include reminder calls and calling all referrals.
  • May transport patients utilizing escort or wheeled transport equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • One year of medical office or related customer service experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and CPT/ICD-10 coding preferred.
  • Knowledge of insurance process and regulations preferred.
  • Strong background in customer service may be considered in lieu of medical office or related experience.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.
  • Must be able to manage conflict effectively and professionally.
  • Excellent time management skills, with an emphasis on meeting time sensitive deadlines.
  • Good customer service skills and good interpersonal skills.

PHMG PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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