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PAR -- Family Practice

Job ID: 79686
Location: Craig, AK
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Other
FTE: 0.50
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Patient Access Representative - Family Practice for a Part Time, 0.50 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $23.47 – $31.69. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

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.
  • 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.May work with healthcare team to obtain State of Alaska Medicaid authorization for medically necessary travel, including air and/or ground transportation and lodging/meals for patients and their escorts (if applicable), who are referred by PeaceHealth to medical facilities in and outside the State of Alaska.
  • When necessary, effectively communicates details of State of Alaska Medicaid travel with patient and referring provider. Maintains State of Alaska voucher log; accurately tracking usage and stocking adequate supply.

What you bring:

  • Strong background in customer service may be considered in lieu of medical office or related experience.
  • Must be able to manage conflict effectively and professionally. (Required)
  • Excellent time management skills, with an emphasis on meeting time sensitive deadlines. (Required)
  • Good customer service skills and good interpersonal skills. (Required)

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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