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Position Details

Department: CORP | PCMG Patient Access
Category: Patient Access
Location: Gilbert
Posting #: 615404
Date Posted: 9/1/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Lead Patient Access Representative performs efficient and orderly registration of all patients. Acts as a primary liaison for patients receiving professional and hospital services at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Serves in an area specific leadership role. Facilitates communication of operation policies and procedures to Patient Access Representatives.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Conducts training with staff to ensure that staff understands registration process, insurance verification, treatment authorization process, requirements, and mechanisms. Ensures that staff is oriented to the Job Expectations so they may fully carry out their responsibilities.
  2. Maintains a positive working relationship with patients/guarantors, insurance companies, government entities, clinical personnel, co-workers and management to promote teamwork, cooperation and a positive public image for PCH.
  3. Maintains sufficient knowledge of payers to ensure accurate and timely billing and compliance with all federal, state, and contractual laws and agreements.
  4. Participates in a variety of unit and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels.
  5. Provides input regarding staff performance to the Supervisor of PCMG Patient access such that he/she can review employees' performance annually and can take corrective actions when necessary.
  6. Resolves problems with internal and external clients. Involves other supervisors and department managers as necessary.
  7. Serves as a leader and assists with quality and productivity management processes.
  8. Thoroughly understands the front end registration modules in Vision and AMPFM and communicates with IT to ensure the system is used accurately and efficiently and is updated when necessary and possible.
  9. Understands the job expectations of Patient Access Representative. Fills in for staff, as necessary. Performs all functions of Patient Access Representative as required.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Associate's Degree in healthcare, business or related field OR the equivalent combination of education and experience. Required
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Experience
1. AMPFM or Misys platform experience. Preferred
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Special Skills
1. Ability to speak and write Spanish. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
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