Patient Service Specialist – Desk – Full Time

Mike Callaway Administrative/Clerical, Medical/Healthcare

  • Full Time
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Applications have closed

Website Watson Clinic

Department: PSS/Reception – Desk
Office: Watson Clinic Highlands
Location: Lakeland, FL
Shift Hours/Days:: Monday – Friday 645a-345p, 1 hour lunch Occasional Saturdays
Degree Required/Education: High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: >1

Summary/Objective: Greets patients at registration desks and verifies patient’s address and phone number, updating emergency contact information to include guarantor and addresses (i.e., seasonal, parents, etc.) as well as Meaningful Use information.

Essential Functions
Verifies demographics and performs a complete patient search to avoid duplicate patients. Provides questionnaires and/or appropriate forms to patients according to physician/provider protocols.

Accurately verifies payment sources are entered into EPM including the appropriate case built and attached (i.e., liability, work comp, agency, grants, employer, legal). Accurately runs eligibility of insurances.

Monitors lobby to ensure patients are not waiting excessive amounts of time and courteously advise patients of wait times when physicians/ providers run behind. Arrives patients in a timely manner. Monitors reading material maintained in lobby, removing any items with inappropriate content. Keep lobby neat and clean throughout the day.

Schedules and cancels appointments accurately following physician, provider, desk and location protocols. Proportionately arrives and schedules appointments. Runs report sets as applicable.

Collects payments using appropriate payment codes and issues receipts. Follows IDX Alert policy prior to scheduling appointment. Follows PFS collection comments. Closes batch accurately and prior to leaving for the day, depositing in designated area.

Required Education and Experience: High school graduate or equivalent (GED).

Preferred Education and Experience: [Indicate education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. See examples below.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: 1+ years experience within medical/insurance environment; Medical terminology and/or knowledge in the medical field; 2-3 years of customer service.