Patient Access Services Specialist - (East/NE Primary Care Locations) in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description



Organization: HHC



Division:Eskenazi Health  



Sub-Division: Midtown  



Req ID:  2528 



Schedule: Full Time 



Shift: Days 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.



JOB SUMMARY:  The Patient Access Services Specialist is dedicated to providing best first impressions for our patients, customers and physicians. The Patient Access Services Specialist is responsible for the registration, referral coordination, and scheduling of visits for the department. This position manages complex appointment scheduling linking clinical visits, consults and ancillary services. Additionally, this position ensures that patients have all the necessary information regarding their coverage and benefits related to their visit, informs patients of their financial obligations, and directs uninsured/underinsured patients to financial counselors. The Patient Access Services Specialist duties also include communications with multiple departments. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma or equivalent required plus post-secondary education courses or certification in business, computers, (Word, Excel, etc.) and Office Management. Associate’s degree is preferred. Minimum one year of experience in call center, patient registration, scheduling, office, banking, customer service or related medical field using computers required. Bachelor’s degree will be accepted in lieu of one year of work experience.

  • Must complete outpatient registration program and pass with a score of 90% or higher
  • Must pass annual competency exams as required
  • Must maintain 95% accuracy on registration quality audits 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.