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Patient Access Representative - East

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Patient Access Representative – St. Vincent’s East Endocrinology         
  • Full Time Days
 
Why Join Ascension:
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
St. Vincent’s East Hospital Campus – Trussville, AL
St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL.  It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.  It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL.  This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
St. Vincent’s East Hospital Campus – Trussville, AL
St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL.  It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.  It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL.  This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
St. Vincent’s East provides all the service lines that our downtown hospital provides except for Birth Suites and NICU which is exclusive to our downtown location.  It is the home for our only Behavioral Health service line and offers a level III Emergency Department.
  • Great location with a suburb feel for patients not wanting to drive downtown.
  • Part of the largest faith based, not for profit hospitals in Alabama.
  • Behavioral Health Facility on the East campus.
  • Free and easy parking for hospital and physical appointments.
  • Offers all the major service lines except Birth Suites/NICU.
  • Easy access from many rural communities.
  • Hospital has a longstanding presence in the community.
  • Excellent staff that provides care for those in their community.
 
 What you will do:
As a Patient Access Representative with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to communicate with patients, participants and staff to accurately schedule patients for prescribed procedures. Perform clerical and reception duties associated with patient registration.
Responsibilities:
  • Gathers necessary demographic, insurance and clinical information from patient and enters into appropriate database. Seeks appropriate resources to resolve issues about the type, date or location of prescribed procedures.
  • Schedules patient procedures in a manner that most efficiently utilizes the patient's time and clinical resources. Coordinates and communicates schedules.
  • Assists with coordination of activities related to insurance pre-certification/authorization.
  • Provides counseling to patient, participant or their representative regarding pre-service requirements and instructions.
     
What you will need:
 
Education:
  • High school diploma or GED required
Preferred Experience:
  • Scheduling Experience Preferred 
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a medical setting
  • Insurance Verification / Registration Experience
  • 1-3 years Medical Terminology 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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Job ID: 342902
Category: Patient Services
Facility: ALBIR VincentianPhysicianSvcs
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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