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Patient Access Representative - Central Scheduling


CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana


Revenue Cycle


CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital


4200 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA  70605



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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 preferred or equivalent required. 
  • Successful completion of the core educational curriculum "Excellence at the Front End" required within one year of employment
  • One year experience in hospital registration or a comparable position preferred
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