Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at the Center for Advanced Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position obtains insurance information, referral forms, and counsels patients on financial assistance when seen in department for services.� Serves as a liaison between stakeholders (patients, staff, family, healthcare professionals, and general public) and advocates for the needs of the patients and treatment center.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Greets patients/family/visitors to the Siteman Cancer Center.� Answers questions and provides directions as needed.
Verifies patient’s identification, checks patients in EPIC system, validates demographic and insurance information and verifies completion of pre-treatment testing/procedures/appointments.� Applies identification band/ labels as indicates.
Obtains signed consents, financial responsibility forms, patient history and questionnaires and assists patients in completing forms as needed.
Collects co-payments and accurately balances cash drawer at end of shift.
Prepares for next day of service by printing demographics, reports, forms and demographic labels and organizing these to facilitate consistent work and patient flow.
Answers incoming calls and directs calls and assists clinical teams and co-workers in the coordination of patient services.
Schedules walk-in appointments as directed by the clinical teams or treatment providers.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Education in a healthcare or customer service field.
Two years of experience in billing systems and third-party claims and/or experience in a medical office setting.
The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $15.99 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.