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Patient Access Rep

JOB TITLE: Patient Access Rep
LOCATION: Lewistown Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Patient Access
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotating days and hours
WORK TYPE: Full time
JOB SUMMARY:
Performs all necessary duties required for the admitting into/discharge from the hospital. Prepares, compiles, registers and maintains the Emergency Room and Outpatient records utilizing the current Admission and Business Office controls and procedures within established hospital policies.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent customer service skills. Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population with tact and diplomacy. Ability to be sensitive, patient and empathetic. Computer literacy with excellent word processing and data entry skills. Close attention to detail and ability to handle confidential information. Familiarity with medical terminology. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language to effectively communicate with predominantly English-speaking population.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Associate degree preferred but mature high school graduate with concentration in business curriculum may be considered. One (1) year business office/collection experience and/or registration experience helpful. Willing to train candidate displaying aptitude for the role.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to speak, write and understand the English language to effectively communicate with a predominantly English-speaking population.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER-LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL: is a 123-bed acute care community hospital serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon. Established in 1905, the hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a Medical Staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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