Patient Access Rep - Bilingual Preferred - Quentin Mease Health Center
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 168306
Patient Access Representative is primarily responsible for completing an efficient and organized registration, admission and insurance verification of all inpatients and outpatients. Excellent customer service and ensure that accurate information is collected. Informs patients and assures they are aware of their rights as determined by HIPAA regulations and Harris Health System policy. Ensures all accounts contain comprehensive and accurate data to provide for timely billing and optimal reimbursement.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED.
Work Experience: 1 year in customer service oriented environment.
Communication Skills: a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) b) Writing/Composing Reports
Proficiencies: a) PC b) MS Word
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: a) Mathematics b) Other Knowledge Skills or Abilities: People Interaction
Work Schedule: a) Weekends b) Flexible c) Eligible for Telecommute d) Overtime e) Travel
Other Special Requirements
Other Requirements: Able to work with little supervision, handle stressful situations and have excellent people skills. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of language of caring principles. Able to handle detail work accurately and rapidly. Must be able to effectively multi-task.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.