Registers new patients, informs patient of insurance benefits, discusses manner of payment and collects payments from patient after each visit. Assists patients and billing office with billing/charging issues. Copies medical records for insurance companies/attorneys and bills for these services. Appropriately answers telephone for the department, assisting customer or transferring call to appropriate individual to handle customer need. Demonstrates flexibility in meeting needs of the department by adjusting schedule to assure department coverage at all times. Keeps supervisor appropriately informed of problems/issues or needs of department. Completes other related secretarial functions for the department as a whole.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
Experience: Minimum of six months previous related experience and / or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other Qualifications: 1. Computer experience preferred. 2. Previous experience of ICD9 coding preferred. 3. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. 4. Excel and Word experience preferred.
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105000075
About Hilton Head Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.