Inpatient Account Representative

Job Number 49136
Posted 12/1/2018
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Ins. Ver./Pre-cert (Patient Access Management)
Location |ME| EMMC Orono - 16 Godfrey Drive, ME 04473
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Day
Hours 7:30am-4:00pm
Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY: The primary function of the Inpatient Account Representative is to ensure a constant and reliable cash flow, maximize revenue collections, minimize Accounts Receivable losses (bad debt) using the Stockamp methodology and to promote excellent public relations. The Inpatient Account Representative is responsible to ensure all accounts passing through the unit are screened for linkage opportunities and appropriate actions are completed. Employees must work independently at the hospital site and interview patients, families, care managers, physicians and others to resolve accounts. Each work area is equipped with a personal computer, telephone and calculator. Photocopier, fax machine, mainframe printers are shared. The Inpatient Account Representative must have a solid understanding of their role in the revenue cycle.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

· Associates degree or other technical college education or the equivalent in work experience and continuing education.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


· At least one year of work experience in a medical setting .

· At least one year of work experience with personal computers and customer service.

· At least one year of experience in Registration or Patient Account Services.

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:

· Verbal and written aptitude for adequate communication with the general public, physicians, physician office staff, Registration staff, and other healthcare professionals.

· Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others and to work independently without direct supervision.

· Must exhibit a caring attitude toward patients, co-workers, and other customers.

· Ability to handle multiple priorities successfully.

· Position requires close attention to detail.

· Must present in a professional manner.

· Typing skills of 35 wpm with a general working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

· This position entails extensive customer service and phone utilization visual and auditory acuity, finger-wrist repetitive motion, and utilization of a computer/keyboard.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

· Seated for long periods of time; standing, walking; considerable amount of work on the telephone; work in an office environment with exposure to the public.

- High noise level due to multiple phones and conversations.










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