Patient Access Representative - As Needed - Ahoskie, NC

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929698

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient/client.
  • Participates in life-support activities as required, responds to all Codes emergencies throughout the hospital.
  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper handwashing between each patient.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, and coworkers over the phone including “AIDET”.
  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, infection control and quality control standards.
  • Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing and reporting.
  • Participates in In-service Education, Patient Rounds/Conferences, PAS online training annually, complete and pass (grade of 75 or above) a Medical Terminology course.
  • Performs patient registration, pre-certification, pre-registrations and all functions ImageNow scanning.
  • Ensure POS collections goals are meet monthly by providing insurance benefits counseling per electronic coverage eligibility history to the patient.
    • Work data quality work queues within 3 working days.
    • Switchboard Responsibilities.Transfer calls to various departments when performing as the SW operator in the PBX. Announcing all Codes/emergencies as per policy.
    • Follows Federal, State and local Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA regulations.
    • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
    • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper hand washing techniques according to infection control policy.
    • Handles all telephone inquiries or routes them to the appropriate location.
    • Ability to us tactful conversation when dealing with an upset customer.
    • Possesses a pleasant working disposition with both internal and external customers.

    Cashiers Responsibilities:

    • Perform daily cash audit.
    • Perform daily task at the cashier desk.
    • As directed by the supervisor complete other duties as assigned including preceptorship.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires a high school diploma and computer experience.
  • Associate Degree or 2 years of related experience in a healthcare setting required.
  • One year of specifically applicable experience in a hospital, physician’s office, public health agency, insurance company, co-op or internship may be substituted for one year of the required post high school education with a maximum substitution of two years.
  • Switchboard and cashier experience preferred.

Other Information

  • This is a prn (on an as needed basis)  position. Must be able to work all shifts, including days, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Resume recommended.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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