Patient Services Representative
Friday, 19 August 2016 00:00

TITLE:                    Patient Services Representative

REPORTS TO:          Patient Services Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY:
The Patient Service Representative is responsible for ensuring patients have an efficient and welcoming experience when accessing Face to Face’s medical and mental health services.  This role includes patient registration, scheduling, insurance assistance, and other administrative support for the clinic and broader agency. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

•    Answer all incoming calls in a timely and professional manner and direct to the appropriate team or individual;
•    Accurately and efficiently schedule patients;
•    Register new patients and update information for established patients;
•    Provide information to patients regarding confidentiality, parental consent, and other pertinent information per state and federal regulation;
•    Verify insurance status and assist eligible patients in enrolling for the Minnesota Family Planning Program;
•    Inform patients of any outstanding amounts due and request payment;
•    Responsible for linking patients to additional resources within Face to Face and the community;
•    Ensure the lobby is maintained in a way that is welcoming to all patients and visitors;
•    Complete daily patient services opening and/or closing procedures;
•    Provide patient services guided by our nine guiding principles for helping youth overcome homelessness (journey oriented, trauma informed, non-judgmental, harm reduction, trusting youth-adult relationships, strengths-based, positive youth development, holistic, collaboration);
•    Maintain patient confidentiality as required by agency’s policies and HIPAA;
•    Comply with agency’s written employment policies;
•    Assist with other patient services or administrative projects as assigned;

Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
•    Flexible schedule with the ability to work some evenings and/or weekends;
•    Ability to perform duties and responsibilities typical of an office environment;
•    Ability to perform the duties outlined on this job description;
Appropriate accommodations to these physical demands will be made for disabled individuals.

Job Qualifications:
•    1-2 years of experience in a health-related office required, preferably focused on patient services;
•    1-2 years of customer service experience;
•    Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy;
•    Ability to work joyfully in an environment with constant interruption;
•    Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills;
•    Strong computer skills and comfort with technology, experience with an electronic health record system preferred;
•    Proven ability to work sensitively and effectively with diverse populations, particularly youth;
•    Ability to make patients feel welcome and comfortable;
•    Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations;
•    Strong team player and strong people skills;
•    Positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond to address patient needs.

Hours and Benefits:

This is a part-time position at 30 hours a week. Must have some nights and weekend availability. Benefits include: medical and dental insurance, generous PTO, Holiday Pay, Short and Long term disability, and Employer paid life insurance. 

How To Apply:
E-mail cover letter and resume to Dani Cook, Patient Services Supervisor, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Subject line: Patient Services Representative

Candidates from diverse and underserved populations encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer



 

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