The Patient Service Coordinator (front desk) is responsible for checking in patients for their appointments, checking out patients and assigning a follow up appointment if necessary, verifying insurance, collecting payments, processing referrals and answering phones. The PSC is also responsible for assisting providers as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide friendly, courteous and confidential assistance to patients and their family members/representatives.
Follow HIPPA guidelines at all times.
Use EPIC system for patient registration, scheduling, check-in, check-out, processing referrals and to communicate patient messages to providers. Input insurance information accurately.
Schedule pre-op appointments and make sure the orders from referring providers have been received.
Fill vacant appointment slots due to cancellations.
Verify Medical Assistance eligibility via the Electronic Verification System (EVS).
Verify all other insurances using RTE in EPIC.
Check eligibility for grant patients prior to arriving patient for visit.
Verify demographic information (address and phone number), and insurance information at each visit and make necessary corrections.
Scan picture ID and insurance card into EPIC at first visit and verify at all subsequent visits.
Call insurance company if information on insurance card is incorrect.
Process Admitting Slip for those patients being sent for inpatient admission to hospital.
Collect co-payments/full payments and issue receipts to patients.
Prepare deposit slip and money bag daily when lead person is out.
Prepare and mail missed appointment letters (at provider's request) and appointment cancellation letters when unable to inform patient via phone.
Answer phones on a rotating basis and provide appropriate information to callers. Take messages for providers.
Call transportation services for patients.
Process outside agency forms completed by providers.
At the end of the day make sure all patients who did not present for a scheduled visit are either cancelled or no-showed.
Scan paperwork into EPIC daily.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
The PSC must have the ability to multitask while providing customer service to patients or others, assisting providers, and entering information into the scheduling system.
The PSC may also be required to assist with answering the phones.
Required: High School diploma/GED
Requires a minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar service-oriented industry required.
Minimum of two years of related work experience preferred.
Preferred: Customer Service in a Medical Setting Using Epic EHR
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The PSC should have the ability to use a computer, copy machine; and to prioritize duties.
Classified Title: Patient Service Coordinator Working Title: CO Patient Service Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OD Starting Salary Range: $15.26 - $21.00 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10002787-SOM DOM Bay Chemical Dependency Personnel area: School of Medicine
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