Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000480314206

Req. No

70037911

Job Title

Patient Access Representative - Admitting

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 Representative - Admitting 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 / PreAccess 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.

A. Education/Skills

  • High school diploma preferred or equivalent required. Successful completion of the core educational curriculum "Excellence at the Front End" required within one year of employment

B. Experience

  • One year experience in hospital registration or a comparable position preferred
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