Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 9/8/2022

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Full Time 40 Hours Per Week

Shift: Days Monday through Friday

This position is covered by the SEIU Collective Bargaining Agreement

Job Responsibilities:

Receives and processes multiple and successive incoming phone calls according to hospital policy. Is able to differentiate between routine and emergent calls, taking appropriate action. Properly transfers Calls and can perform all tasks as per telephone competency and Automated Call Distribution system. Completely documents all patient information.

Demonstrate skill and knowledge regarding all aspects of ACD system.

Maintains updated physician listing, including address, telephone, physician office contact names and fax numbers.

Obtains and maintains dated physician referral, order and ABN file/ reviews with Financial Counselor and forwards all to pre registration on or prior to patients date of service.

Maintains collaborative relationship with Financial Counselor suggesting procedure and policy enhancements to provide better service to our patients and enhanced reimbursement.

Assists Scheduling Leader regularly review schedules (all areas) for any discrepancies related to spelling, diagnosis and proper sequencing in clinical order.

Maintains awareness of all ancillary departmental requirements and procedures. Keeps Scheduling Leader and Manager aware of any changes in protocol.

Keeps Financial Counselor aware of any changes in a timely manner assuring payment of services.

Assists Leader in the training of staff, the communication of any changes in protocol and assists with the documentation/updating of resources as necessary.

Treats every caller with respect and courtesy. Provides support and reassurance to patients. Answers patients' questions as appropriate, demonstrating compassion and caring, with respect to the patients' dignity and privacy. Seeks assistance from Scheduling Leader and Manager as necessary.

Always maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner.

Accurately schedules in MediTech CWS module all Ultrasound, CT, Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology, Stress, Echo, Pulmonary, EEG, EKG, Blood Bank, Cardiac Rehab, Nutrition & Medical Clinics, Physical Therapy and Breast Care Center exams, treatments and visits, documenting all required information, including Iactrics, Medical Necessity screening, when applicable, in a timely accurate manner.

Communicates effectively all appointment changes (i.e. cancellations, etc) to affected modalities and/or patients.

Communicates all changes to Leader as necessary.

Demonstrates ability to manage projects as assigned by Scheduling Manager, both short and long range.

Routinely reports equipment malfunctions/repairs as soon as possible to Scheduling Leader.

Job Qualifications:

High School Diploma required. Associates Degree in a business or medical field strongly desired. One to two years experience in a health care environment. Knowledge and /or insurance background preferred. Typing speed 50-60 WPM, knowledge of medical terminology and excellent written, verbal, communication skills and customer service skills required. Excellent telephone skills required.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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