Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Day

Job ID

5000415174806

Req. No

70031153

Job Title

Patient Access Rep - Central Scheduling

Region

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Customer Service

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital-10100

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA  70601
US

Type

Full Time

Apply Now Patient Access Rep - Central Scheduling Job in Lake Charles

Patient Access / Pre-Access Representatives facilitate a welcome and easy access to the
facility and are responsible for establishing an encounter for any patient who meets the
guidelines for hospital service. Patient Access / Pre-Access staff ensures that all data entry
is accurate including demographic and financial information for each account. Patient
Access / Pre-Access has numerous procedural requirements including data elements,
insurance verification, authorization for services, collections for all patient portions including
prior balances and balancing of cash at shift end. Patient Access / Pre-Access staff is
responsible for the successful financial outcome of all patient services. Patient Access / Pre-
Access communicates directly with patients and families, physicians, nurses, insurance
companies and third party payers. This position requires professional appearance, behavior,
and good communication skills. Patient Access / Pre-Access representatives require
dependability, flexibility, and teamwork.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • One year experience in hospital registration or a comparable position preferred.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and perform repetitious tasks
  • 45 wpm typing required
  • Computer/basic keyboard skills, telephone skills, and general knowledge of office machines including printers, fax, copier, scanner, and credit card machines required
  • Proficient in office automation applications such as Microsoft Office preferred
  • Interpret and analyze data
  • Ability to read, comprehend and retain information
  • Perform mathematical calculations proficiently
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred
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