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Administrative Associate

Job ID: 137561
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.

Responsibilities:

  1. Interact with patients, visitors, and staff while complying with all UNC Health policies, HIPAA regulatory guidelines and departmental policies. Assist and respond to customer inquiries and needs in person, by phone, and/or electronic communication.
  2. Schedule and reschedule appointments, check in/check out all appointments, assist patient with use of kiosk if applicable, collect copayments, pre payments, and prior balances owed. Balance cash drawer, reconcile discrepancies, and secure cash payments and checks. Ensure compliance with revenue cycle and financial audit requirements.
  3. Verify demographic and insurance information and run insurance eligibility either before appointment or when patient is present. Scan insurance cards, photo ids, and forms. Prepare, educate, and collect patient signatures on required forms (MSPQ, Site of Service, GCT, NPP, etc.) Protect, store, and dispose of PHI as necessary. May contact insurance companies directly to verify/determine eligibility.
  4. May perform complex scheduling of patient appointments, often including a series of coordinated or linked appointments and/or ensuring particular time parameters are met. Scheduling from referral and orders as appropriate
  5. Handle incoming calls and directing appropriately. Respond to staff messages, Epic secure chat, and emails. Attend staff and clinic meetings and manage multiple workqueues.
  6. May train others using written or verbal communication, Coordinating and completing special projects independently or in cooperation with other groups as assigned, schedule interpreter services or patient transport needs, and other administrative duties as assigned.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of clerical or administrative experience.
● If Bachelor's degree, no years of experience is required
● If Associate's degree, no years of experience is required
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Customer Focus: makes the customer and their needs their top priority and goes the extra mile to satisfy their customers. Demonstrates the ability to resolve customer problems. Technical expertise: understands the technical aspects of one’s job. Effectively uses Microsoft office products in order to produce reports and documents. Demonstrates the ability to learn and master the scheduling system Coachability: Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement Accountability: Manages performance to meet expected results. Works to meet the internal/external customer requirements. Fiscal responsibility: Understands the insurance process and seeks to make the best decision/referral in the interest of the customer. Conflict Resolution: Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Finds agreement on issues and follows through on implementation


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: FP Eastowne MOB Ops

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Salary Range: $17.50 - $24.63 per hour (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System with UNC Health benefits. If, however, you are presently an employee of another North Carolina agency and currently participate in TSERS or the ORP, you will be eligible to continue participating in those plans at UNC Health.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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