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Posting Title Patient Access Specialist Department HSC-HSC Health Family Med-Gen-345400 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information
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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary
HSC Health is the academic clinical practice for the Health Science Center. Focused on improving health outcomes to build a healthier community. HSC Health primary and multispecialty care clinics are located on the HSC campus in Fort Worth. Our care teams extend to local hospitals, surgery centers, long-term and continuing care centers, and mobile and in-home care. HSC Health's interprofessional teams work collaboratively to achieve an optimized treatment plan tailored to the individual patient. Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, specialized technicians, and nurses work together while intentionally integrating health care students, residents, and fellows to deliver care to our community.
HSC Health is seeking to hire a Patient Access Specialist to join our team. The Patient Access Specialist will perform clerical duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Scheduling appointments. Billing patients. Compiling and recording medical charts, reports, Answering patient phone calls and correspondence.
Additional Posting Details
High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Patient Access Specialist Physical Requirements Ability to communicate, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Twisting, Grasp
Operate office equipment, such as voice mail messaging systems, spreadsheet, or other software applications to prepare reports, financial statements, letters, case histories, or medical records
Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff. Schedule and confirm patient appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations
Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files. Transmit correspondence or medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax
Greet visitors, ascertain the purpose of visit and direct them to appropriate staff. Completing patient appointment check in and check out
Compile and scan medical charts, reports, or correspondence, using a computer. Receive and route messages or documents, such as laboratory results, to appropriate staff
Assist in training new front desk staff. Audit clinic prep in both Phreesia and NextGen. Review clinic schedules for accuracy.
Acts as back up for the Patient Access Lead, completing clinic batches and daily deposits.
Perform various clerical or administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies
Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, or registration. Gather patient insurance information and check eligibility
Maintain patient schedule prep and ensure it is completed within the directed timeframe
Performs other duties as assigned to meet ongoing needs of the department
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number S6992P
Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/75921Supplemental Questions
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