Patient Access Specialist
Job ID: R0018388 | Patient Finance | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Performs Patient Access functions of a specialized nature through the application and interpretation of policies and procedures and requiring the use of independent judgment in a medical setting. This includes mastery of registration insurance scheduling and billing/POS collections (OLJ) in multiple locations which include varying clinical demands as well as registration criteria. Additionally Patient Access Specialists are the first line of dialogue about Financial Assistance through financial screening. Offer financial screening with a mini screening at registration and refer to the Financial Coordinators for financial counseling support and screening.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service both for in-person and telephone activities.
  • Demonstrates expected behaviors applicable to the Medical Center and Revenue Cycle access systems and policies procedures and guidelines.
  • Receives funds issues receipts balances cash journals and makes deposits.
  • Maintains current working knowledge; adheres to Revenue Cycle policies and procedures; performs problem-solving activities.
  • Performs area-specific support activities.
  • Demonstrates engagement in the work team and goals of the Revenue Cycle.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $12.75 - $19.39 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.
  • Experience: No experience required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


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.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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