Department Name: 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO
This position is key to the success of the Bluegrass Care and Pulmonary Clinics at UKHealthcare. The primary responsibilities of a Patient Relations Assistant include greeting patients, registering patients for their appointments, verifying insurance, cash handling, scheduling appointments, procuring new patient records, and ensuring patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. This position requires strong attention to detail, accuracy, teamwork, and proficient communication skills.
Strong communication and computer skills are required to be successful. Excellent customer service.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Prior experience with outpatient registration is preferred. 3.5 years experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.