Patient Services Associate - Multiple Locations


Middletown, CT 06457
United States

Job Start Date
9/6/2022
Application Closing Date
12/3/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $20 To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Job Description

The Patient Service Associate will work closely and effectively with a diverse population of patients and medical professionals. They will demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, professionalism in all interactions and have the ability to multi-task while serving as the first point of contact for patients. The Patient Service Associate will greet and schedule patients, answer and manage our busy phone system and consistently promote the agency’s commitment to excellence. They will consistently demonstrate proficient data entry skills, maintain confidentiality in all interactions and demonstrate efforts to maintain and improve job specific competencies. The Patient Service Associate will also perform other duties as assigned.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient experience:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all patients, visitors and callers
  • Oversee the safe, efficient, and comfortable atmosphere of the reception area
  • Greet patients and other visitors to the agency and assist them as appropriate
  • Review schedules daily to ensure accuracy and fill appointment opportunities
  • Schedule and reschedule appointments in accordance with CHC scheduling guidelines
  • Collect, verify, update and document patient demographics, insurance information and forms
  • Reconcile patient visits daily

Insurance:

  • Verify active insurance coverage and status and update information as necessary
  • Collect patient payments, balances and copays
  • Assist patients with payment plans/sliding fee applications, and ensure applications are up-to-date
  • Complete end of day reporting and ensure records balance

Phones:

  • Answer, screen, and direct incoming telephone calls and document as needed in electronic health record (EHR) system, per CHC guidelines
  • Ensure forms are completed and accurate, including assisting patients in completing forms, and scan into EHR per CHC Indexing protocols

HIPAA:

  • Consistently ensure and maintain patient confidentiality

Other:

  • Escalate concerns to site leads/Operations Manager and offer suggestions for improvement
  • Supports manager in monitoring inventory of supplies for the office
  • Meet and exceed assigned individual and departmental goals
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree, medical office or medical assistant degree required
  • Bilingual skills, Spanish speaking, Required
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to multi task
  • Problem Solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Healthcare experience in Medical, Dental, or Behavioral Health preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Word, preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Hours will vary; our schedules range Monday-Friday from 7am-7pm and Saturdays
  • Minimal physical effort. Must be able to operate computer and telephone continuously
  • Regular regional travel as necessary
Applicants must apply at  https://www.chc1.com/work-with-us/
Job Requirements
Associates degree, medical office or medical assistant degree required
Bilingual skills, Spanish speaking, Required