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Access Specialist I- Part time 5p-5am night shift at main campus

Company: Dayton Children's Hospital
Location: Dayton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Facility:Dayton Children's - Main CampusDepartment:Patient Access - Emergency DepartmentSchedule:Part timeHours:24Job Details:Patient Access Representatives provide customer-service coverage and assume the responsibility for successful financial outcomes of all patient services. Under the general supervision of the Patient Access Manager, this position performs imperative duties, which may include, but not limited to appointment scheduling, registration, transcribing orders, insurance verification, telephone coverage, data entry, filing protected health information (PHI), patient referrals, and payment collection, while maintaining patient relations, customer satisfaction, and Dayton Children's Hospital financial solvency.

Department Specific Job Details:

1. Primary Duties and Responsibilities - 50%

+ Promptly fields and/or directs incoming calls and responds to patient and/or staff inquiries when necessary

+ Gathers and verifies all appropriate, confidential health and financial information from patient/guarantor/subscriber while using various computer software to assure payment for all authorized services. Obtains legal consent for treatment at the time of registration

+ Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits within a timeframe determined by Dayton Children's Hospital

+ Verifies medical necessity in accordance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) standards and communicates relevant coverage/eligibility information to the patient

+ Identifies patients who will need Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notices (ABNs) of non-coverage and maintains accurate records of authorizations within the [EHR]

+ Collects out-of-pocket liabilities from patients upfront and applies, adjusts, and reconciles daily cash reports according to all organizational, state, and federal laws and regulations

+ Refers patient accounts to financial advocates when further explanation/education is needed regarding denied authorizations, out-of-pocket liabilities, coverage options, payment plans, etc.

+ Exhibits professionalism in appearance, hygiene, speech and conduct in accordance with organizational standards

2. Quality Improvement and Compliance - 25%

+ Demonstrate awareness of department goals

+ Offer ideas and suggestions to make processes more efficient

+ Participate in the development of department goals and quality improvement indicators.

+ Keep the supervisor informed of any problems or concerns

3. Additional Responsibilities - 10%

+ Demonstrates proficient customer-service skills by greeting and treating all patients and staff with respect, discretion and dignity using AIDET standards

+ Complies with all organizational, state, and federal laws and regulations related to patient privacy and confidentiality, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

+ Demonstrates understanding of insurance protocols for referrals, co-payments, deductibles, allowances, etc., and analyzes information received to determine patients' out-of-pocket liabilities

4. Education - 10%

+ Participates in continuing education as needed to maintain current knowledge of role, revenue cycle and industry standards

+ Stays informed of state and federal regulations in relation to hospital reimbursement, and maintains communication with personnel in HIM departments and the business office to ensure accurate reimbursement

+ Stays current with all policies and mandatory education. Collaborates with patient access quality compliance coordinators, when in need of quality improvement measures, to improve overall revenue cycle accuracy

5. Performs other duties as assigned - 5%

Education Requirements:

High School

Certification/License Requirements:

At Dayton Children's we believe that each moment counts with our patients, families and with each other.

We are moving at a fast pace and are looking for the right talent for our team at Dayton Children's. We want people who embody our values and want to become a part of the Dayton Children's difference. If this is you, apply today!

Our values:

+ Safety--We make safety our first priority.

+ Compassion--We deliver compassionate, family-centered care to all we serve.

+ Ownership--We are the pediatric care experts and act knowing that every patient, visitor and the hospital is our collective responsibility.

+ Collaboration--We work collaboratively to care for children, their families and each other.

+ Innovation--We continuously innovate to make Dayton Children's even better today and into the future.

+ Equity -- We strive for an environment in which all feel welcomed, valued and fairly treated in order to reach their full potential.

Dayton Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, color, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or transgender status.

Covid Notice:

Based on the current CMS requirements imposed on the hospitals all staff, volunteers, students and certain onsite contractors must have either the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved exemption to work at the hospital. CMS rules require that both doses of the vaccine are complete, as well as a 14 day waiting period before the start date. The Employee Health appointment cannot be scheduled until the vaccine is complete, or a Medical or Religious exemption has been approved by the COVID exemption committee.

Keywords: Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton , Access Specialist I- Part time 5p-5am night shift at main campus, Other , Dayton, Ohio

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