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SCL Health Patient Access Assoc I Central Scheduler in Grand Junction, Colorado

You You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a PatientAccess Associate I / Central Scheduler You know how to move fast You know how to stay organized You know how to have fun You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team isinvincible UsA faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses onperson-centered care Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the mostbeautiful places on earth Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, ourcommunities and each other Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mindand social well-being To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobaccocessation, classes, counseling and paid time off We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning We Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones) We ll hello and high five We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality inhealing We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn Your day As a Patient Access Associate I / Central Scheduler, you need to know howto: Schedule and pre-register patients for appointments, outpatientvisits, procedures, and other appointments captured by the department Confirm patient information including demographic and insurance information Utilize 5 identifiers to ensure correct patient is selected Create an estimate if requested prior to securing the patient on the schedule MSP questions answered and verified at each Registration if applicable Educate patients on procedure preparations, appropriate dressrequirements, special instructions as guided by the Scheduled ProcedureProtoco Read and schedule patients based on the physician order and instruction Attach the order to the appointment accordingly Prioritize work for optimal reimbursement and to avoid financial risk to bothpatient and hospital Refer self-pay patients to financial counseling to secure the account Inform patients and providers of out of network payer status if applicable Act as a liaison between the physician partner and the care site Coordinate patient encounter utilizing multiple system applications:various scheduling applications, clinical operating systems, eligibilityverification systems, medical necessity applications, scanning repository Your experience We hire people, not resumes But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: High SchoolDiploma or equivalent, required Bilingual proficiency in Spanish andEnglish, preferred Previous hospital/medical office, medical insuranceand/or customer service experience, including at least one (1) year ofprevious experience specific to patient scheduling, preferred Your next move Now that you know more about being a Patient Access Associate I / CentralScheduler on our team we hope you ll join usYou'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, andwhy you were called to it in the first placeOur facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race,color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to,or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, oron the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activitiesEmployer's Job# 20005447Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.