This Patient Access Position is PRN (per diem, as needed basis) days with possible shift rotation. Fast paced environment, multi-tasking, attention to detail necessary. Emphasis on excellent customer service and strong collection skills. Patient access performs a variety of tasks throughout the shift.
Performs patient registration and office support duties of a complex nature. Provides quality customer service to internal and external customers. Participates in the collection process of patient liability. Verifies and accurately enters demographic information in the hospital computer system. Verifies and accurately enters insurance information in the hospital computer system. Responsible for maintaining and completing accurate bed check and midnight census process. Completes all forms related to the registration process to maintain compliance with hospital and regulatory agencies. Initiates DES application on all uninsured patients or under insured patients.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Internal Number: 15468420
About Northwest Medical Center
For Northwest:Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed community hospital with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, ranging from emergency to cardiac, critical care, labor & delivery and beyond. We are nationally accredited in several areas including stroke, chest pain, heart failure and joint and spine surgery. Our mission is to provide the communities we serve with high-quality cost effective and safe health care.For Oro Valley:Oro Valley Hospital has been nationally recognized for its quality care including designation as a Chest Pain Center, NICHE, PEDS "Pediatric Prepared", Primary Stroke Center, STEMI Receiving Center and Trauma Level IV. That coupled with a beautiful hospital in a scenic location makes Oro Valley Hospital an exceptional place to work.