Access Associate, Senior
Job ID: R0022191 | Health Services Administrative | Full time | Other Locations, VA
This experienced patient focused service representative engages patients/families and referring providers at various aspects of the patient care continuum through various forms of communication. Responsible and accountable for complex patient scheduling including record retrieval follow up communication and any related tasks to ensure the patient is seen by the right provider at the right time with the right records. Serves as the point of contact for patients preferring physicians and Health System departments requesting single or multiple appointments.Actively participates in issue resolution.
  • Schedules appointments to the correct provider including all appropriate information and coordinates appointments on the same day when available.
  • Educates patients parents guardians or appropriate designee on managed care process and communicates authorizations if needed and reviews potential financial obligations when appropriate.
  • Advocates for patients and/or families while coordinating multi-visit scheduling appointments.
  • Provides exceptional customer service while assisting customers in obtaining access to Medical Services at UVA Health System.
  • Documents each request completely and accurately.
  • Investigates documents and resolves or refers as appropriate problems and conflicts.
Position Compensation Range: $13.12 - $20.34 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High School Diploma required Associates degree preferred.
  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting for prolonged periods; Repetitive motion: (computer and mouse use). Proficient communicative skill across spoken, writing domains, adequate auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly and compose messages clearly and concisely.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


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