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UnityPoint Health Patient Access Associate in Dubuque, Iowa

We are looking for a PRN staff to join our Patient Access department. As a PRN position you are not guaranteed any hours, however you will fill in when needed. As a PRN employee you are required to work (1) 8 or 12 hour shift per month, (2) weekends per year and (1) holiday per year. You can pick up as many hours as you would like. The Patient Access department is open 24/7 so there will be available shifts on 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.

The Patient Access department provides quality services in registration, scheduling, and other support processes to patients, providers, and payers throughout the Patient's healthcare experience. Staff is responsible for timely, accurate and courteous registration of each patient prior to the delivery of care. the Patient Access department provides services to supply the foundation for medical records, billing and collections.

  • Obtains demographic and financial information during the registration process to ensure the correct patient has been registered.

  • Ensures pre-certification requirements have been met and signatures obtained on all paperwork.

  • Correctly identifies and maintains competency using insurance matrix for all contracted insurance plans to ensure maximum financial reimbursement for the hospital. Verifies insurance eligibility accessing online resources. Reads return responses to ensure that there's active coverage on the account for the date of service.

  • Collects the self-pay portion of a patient's out-of-pocket expenses at the time of registration, provides receipt of payment to the patient or other responsible party.

  • Multi-tasks and stays on track in a very busy work environment with multiple distractions.

  • Responsible for know and following HIPAA regulations and adheres to hospital confidentiality policies and procedures.

High School diploma/GED required. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and communicate in a professional, friendly, and helpful manner.

Requisition ID: 2020-77603

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: PRN, as needed. The Patient Access department is open 24/7.

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