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Patient Access Intake Specialist - Emergency Department

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Job ID: 27935
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Night Job

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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.

Summary:
This role is responsible in ensuring that patient access processing is performed in accordance with procedure and documented in a timely and accurate manner in ADT and other clinical information systems. Meets departmental/organizational outcome targets for process accuracy and timeliness.

***This position qualifies for a $4,000 commitment incentive, paid over a three (3) year commitment. Payment of $1,000 will be made within the first thirty (30) days of employment. The remaining will be paid after each six (6) month period of work completed. Learn more here: https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/revenue-cycle-commitment-incentive-program*** 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures and verifies key ADT information (insurance verification, patient and guarantor demographics, etc.) is current and accurate to ensure patient safety, charging, coding, insurance processing, and billing accuracy.
  • Schedules all new and follow-up patient appointments as required. Attempt to reschedule cancellations whenever possible. Communicates cancellations to provider as necessary.
  • Completes and documents all governmental, regulatory, financial, and contractual forms in accordance to procedure. Ensures document is scanned/saved to correct location and is legible.
  • Utilizes price estimation tool, when applicable, as part of the registration process to provide the most accurate estimate to patients
  • Meets departmental target for up front collections to include deposits, estimated amounts due, co-pays, and/or prior balances.
  • Actively participates in departmental QA by utilizing system work queues, making a personal effort to reduce individual errors, and making corrections. Utilizes system work queues as a daily part of the registration process to minimize errors.

Other Information

Education Requirements:
● High School Diploma or GED
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Require two (2) years of customer service and/or clerical experience


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Patient Access UNCH ED 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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