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Patient Services Rep - Souderton

Souderton, PA, US, 18964

​Location: LOC_SOUDERTON-Care Network - Souderton 

Req ID: 223232

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

 

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 

 

CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

Provide basic purpose or primary function of the job: The Patient Services Representative is responsible for greeting patents and families, collecting & entering demographic and insurance information, collecting payments associated with services rendered and reconciliation of daily services. In addition, other duties necessary to facilitate efficient and timely services to patients and their families, such as scheduling appointments, answering phones, and obtaining appropriate insurance referrals and authorizations as needed per insurance guidelines. Responsibilities may include working with medical records, following HIPPA regulations. Other duties and administrative support and projects as required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide welcoming, prompt and respectful customer service which includes scheduling appointments, inform of delays, address family complaints and escalate as necessary. 
  • Perform EPIC functions such as check in, check out, enter demographic and insurance information while ensuring accuracy, run daily eligibility verifications.
  • Reconciliation of daily services to include collection and processing of payments received, reimbursements, create and/or obtain insurance referrals and authorizations needed. 
  • Answer phones promptly with minimal downtime between calls, accurately verifies and documents contact information and messages, provides appropriate information to callers as warranted. Communicates in a courteous, caring manner to all customers as needed. Check voicemails.
  • Call Management Screens callers’ reasons for call by using the high priority list and critical thinking skills to prioritize calls to be triaged: backline to nurse, high priority in queue, or regular queue. Triages and documents CHOP home care calls. Contacts on call providers directly for calls from those requesting to speak to them, such as E.D.’s, home care nurses, other physicians, and parents. Assists in the distribution of calls to on call providers when the volume/staffing warrants it. Seeks resources to assist in decision making to ensure safe, high quality telephone triage and customer service as needed.
  • Communicates and provides essential information updates during shifts such as change in on call providers and signing out by offices.  Communicates concerns and ideas for improvement to the Nursing Supervisor/Manager as needed.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as sort and deliver mail, faxes, medical records and other correspondence, photocopies, and faxes documents. 
  • Participate in team huddles and meetings.
  • Daily maintenance of patient records and provider template and daily schedules while following HIPPA guidelines.
  • Periodic rounding to inform patients of delays.
  • Work necessary billing workques, EPIC pools and various other reports.
  • If located in an area where 24/7 coverage is needed, will need to rotate shifts.
  • ED/Admissions specific tasks as assigned include: SART paperwork processing, Nurse Call communications, Trauma B-line and arrivals.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: One (1) year patient services representative experience in a role that consisted of health care, registration, physician billing, medical records, medical office work and relatable customer service.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Good verbal and written communications skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism. 

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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