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Company: Local Staffing
Location: Sandia Park
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Type of Opportunity: Per Required Need FTE: 0.001000 Exempt: No Work Schedule: Weekday Schedule Monday-Friday Summary: The Registration Services Associate III acts as the Experience Ambassador and directs the exceptional experience for patients, families and visitors in Presbyterian Medical Group Clinics. The exceptional experience begins in the lobby which is the domain of the Ambassador. The Ambassador assists, mentors, and encourages use of Kiosk technology for patient registration functionality. Accuracy of data capture to reduce denials is paramount. Secure financial payment at time of service including co-insurance, copayments, residual balances, self-pay and deductible monies due. Illustrate insurance contract requirement knowledge and use of tools to respond to provider network questions The Ambassador welcomes patients and visitors by facilitating registration, wayfinding, and concierge customer service. The Ambassador responds to all walk in inquiries;; form or prescription pick-up, information regarding scope of practice, acquiring a PCP at the location, scheduling inquiries, release of information HIM requests, and message management as examples. The Ambassador is trained in responding to patients in distress and immediately alerting clinical the staff while comforting the patient as clinicians arrive. Ambassadors round on consumers offering information on possible delays, transport assistance and see to their needs by offering personal attention. The Ambassador understands all patients are consumers and their exceptional experience is reflected in outcomes. Ambassadors role model CARES Behaviors and live the Presbyterian Promise. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities: Customer Service and Caring Practices: Achieve exceptional patient experience for patients and patient families by using CARES, AIDET and EPE tools. Adjust to the personality of the consumer while maintaining healthcare compliance guidelines and patient safety. Addresses and attempts to appropriately resolve complaints in the moment by using key words at key times. First line resolution to assist consumers with concerns. Monitor and maintain the lobby waiting areas for cleanliness and to offer comfort cart rounding to the patients and families. Keep patients informed of delays. Encounter Components: Performs the patient registration process. Manage the accurate collection of patient data which includes but is not limited to; Kiosk concierge performance Demographic data Insurance critical elements Use of on-line tools to validate eligibility and provide estimates as requested. Provides informed dialogue with patients and patients representatives regarding E-signature documents, offering printed copies at each interaction. Able to answer questions regarding hospital and departmental operation, polices and procedure including but not limited to Provider Based Billing. Knowledge command of in-network dependencies with multiple payors. Responsible for routine maintenance and cleanliness of the Kiosk. Immediately opens tickets for any downtime and escalates to MSO or other site leadership. Patient Access: Schedules patient appointments according to guidelines by providing documentation of scheduled appointments, procedural instructions and location directions. Follows team and same day appointment guidelines. Monitors daily patient schedule for accuracy, anticipate errors and take corrective action. Identifies no show patients and uses EOD status. Follows No-Show workflows to take appropriate step for notifying the patient and/or the clinical team as to the patient s status. Manage patient relations in regard to late arrival for pre-scheduled appointments. Explore all options to resolve the situation while maintaining effective and customer focused communication. Provide customer service to our patients and their visitors before, during and after their appointment or interaction with Presbyterian Medical Group. This may include pre-registration activities Financial Accountabilities: High accuracy at registration to drive first pass yield on claims and reduce rework. Follows PMG cash handling policies and balances daily Obtaining a prior authorization, referral and prior notification when applicable Collects identified patient financial obligation amounts including residual balance, if applicable. Refers as appropriate to on site Financial Advocate, or for uninsured to the Financial Advocacy Center Message Management: Formulates complete and accurate telephone encounter messages and routes to the appropriate Epic in-basket pool to support operational aspects of patient care. Medical Record Components: Instructs patients on the Release of Information process and insure a fully completed ROI Form is submitted to Health Information Management. Follows workflows to obtain incoming records, documenting receipt and preparing for scanning into the electronic health record. Facilitate paperwork completions for patients. Communicate effectively, document and follow pre-determined workflows. Items may include; Prescriptions, Handicap Placards, Disability Forms Patient Relations Manage patient relations in regard to late arrivals for pre-scheduled appointments. Explore all options to resolve the situation while maintaining effective and customer focused communication. Patient Safety Respond quickly to patients showing distress. Follow guidelines set forth by the Clinic Manger to alert the clinical team. Assist in any manner the clinic team directs. Ensure registration area, waiting area and walkways are clear of any unnecessary items and are clean and neat. Report any concern that may create a safety issue. Quality Improvement: Perform assigned patient care responsibilities, which may include: Overdue result letters Appointment reminder calls Rescheduling C.A.R.E.S Behaviors: Demonstrates CARES behaviors of Collaborate, be Accountable, Respect, Engage and Serve to all whom you encounter. Look for ways to improve efficiency, communication and customer service Communicate effectively to patients, peers and site leadership.

Keywords: Local Staffing, Albuquerque , PATIENT REGISTRAR III-ABQ - ENDOCRINOLOGY EAST - PRN - Albuquerque, Healthcare , Sandia Park, New Mexico

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