Patient Service Associate - Macon Pond, Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time, 8am-4:30pm
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 102368
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Coordinate and participate in a variety of duties associated with management. scheduling. Position also involves customer service, message daily clinic preparation process, patient identification, patient check in/out, chargeposting, cash management and patient appointment distribution, ancillary scheduling and preparation and referrals
Prepare for clinic visits by reviewing next day patients and Explain billing to patients Check-out Schedule tests and procedures. Complete and distribute ancillary service requisitions. according to PRMO credit and collection policies. Determine the amount Answer telephone, take and deliver messages to physicians, nurses and patients. Make return appointments by scheduling patients into the encounter forms. Prepare encounter forms. Investigate and account for missing encounter others. Report obtained medical information from patients and referring specific chart documents and requisition/transmittal documents. Copy, completing next day preparation activities. Enter pre-visit orders and prepare new patient charts. Pick up X-rays, office charts, medical records, reports, petty cash and collections bag. File history sheets, ancillary reports and all other required patient record documentation. Return medical records. Attach HIPPA/Medicare documents to the Check-in patient upon arrival in the practice. Identify correct patient information in Maestro Care. Verify patient demographic data. Edit Maestro Care as needed. Accurately identify the appropriate account for patient visit. Present and educate patients on required forms and obtain signature as required by policy and procedure. Completes all Maestro Care check-in files and manage all appropriate alerts. Collect and post co-payments and balances on accounts due. Imprint all patient file and distribute insurance cards as indicated by procedure. Coordinate all labs/procedures as requested. Maintain private physician office charts. forms. Audit encounter forms for completeness and accuracy before batching. Batches encounter forms or charge posting in Maestro Care. of cash to be collected based on insurance plan. correct appointment type, entering the primary care physician or referring physician and scheduling tests and procedures. physicians accurately, completely and timely. Disseminate messages according to practice communication standards
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication.Basic PC and data entry skills. Knowledge of medical terminology and telephone etiquette. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, provide oral and written instructions, interact tactfully with customers and establish and maintain effective relationships with others. Must be able to apply specific departmental policies rules and regulations relating to verifying patient information, collecting payments and maintaining records and forms.
Work requires knowledge of basic grammar and mathematical principles normally acquired through high school education
Minimum of one year ofwork experience in directly communicating and activities. providing service to patients or public; preferably in a healthcare related field. Experience in effectively coordinating multiple tasks or
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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