Patient Access Representative -Per Diem
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Date Acquired : 5/28/2019 8:20:02 PM
Date Updated : 11/14/2019 7:04:27 PM
The PAR serves as the face to face point of contact for the patient at a client location. Obtains all necessary information to register and financially clear patients. Greets patients/family members and obtains and/or verifies relevant information in the process of registering financially clearing patients for service delivery. Enhances the patient experience throughout all patient interactions by serving as the customer service point of contact at the point of service by demonstrating knowledge of Sutter's Health system and service offerings.
Responsible for supporting the success of a high-performing shared services organization by helping to champion and drive the long-term MFSS vision. Helps foster an environment in which continuous improvement in business processes and services is welcomed and recognized. Participates in programs and in using tools in support of building a high performance culture via the standard MFSS responsibilities (e.g. performance measurement, people development, customer relationship management, etc.).
A High School diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) and/or Account Technician (CPAT) is desired.
Experience within a hospital or clinic environment, an insurance company, managed care organization or other financial service setting, performing financial counseling, financial clearance and/or customer service activities as typically acquired in two years
Completion of regulatory/mandatory certifications and skills validation competencies preferred
General knowledge of patient access financial counseling functions in acute and non-acute settings preferred
Working knowledge of medical terminology desired
Working knowledge and understanding of insurance terminology desired
Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage frequent in-person patient contacts while effective maintaining and documenting data in the patient registration systems
Demonstrated ability to work in multiple computer systems, such as patient registration/accounting systems, document imaging, scanning, payment posting, proprietary payer websites and data quality monitoring, both accurately and efficiently
Strong data entry skills required
Excellent verbal and written communication and active listening skills
Interpersonal skills necessary in dealing with internal and external customers
Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Sutter Health
Accuracy and attentiveness to detail required
Must be able to set and organize own work priorities, and adapt to change
Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles
Ability to meet or exceed targeted customer service, productivity and quality standards
Fluency in both English and a minimum of one other language is preferred for this role to allow Sutter Health to better serve the community and patient population
Computer proficiency skills required
Requires the ability to work with and maintain confidential information
**Organization:** Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Employee Referral Bonus:** No
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Variable
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days
**Weekend Requirements:** Every Other Weekend
**Schedule:** Per Diem
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** per diem
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.