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Front Office SCW General Surgery Clinic

Banner Health

TBD

Primary City/State:
Sun City West, Arizona

Department Name:
Del Webb General Surg-Clinic

Work Shift:
Day

Job Category:
Revenue Cycle

Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you!

This is the place to be if you are looking for an exciting opportunity. We take pride in Banner Heath’s culture of providing the best customer service to our patients and customers. Banner Health Clinic, specializing in General Surgery. We strive to provide excellent clinical management, clear and ongoing communication to our patients as well as evidence-based, high quality surgical care. We assess and treat medical conditions for patients 16 years old and over, using a multidisciplinary surgical and medical approach. We put the latest developments in evidence-based medicine to work to achieve the best outcomes for you and your family.”

Working Front Desk in our Glendale Vascular Surgery Clinic, you will assist the clinic with prior authorizations, insurance coordination, and interacting with insurance companies, and working hand in hand with our customer contact center to ensure seamless communication for the patients and their scheduling need. Provides patients, patient families and medical staff customers with high quality service experiences. You will work as a team with the vascular/gen surg front desk rotating between the two specialties with the rest of the team.. Bring your passion for patient care. Being customer obsessed is our focused. Our Banner Health Center is a very busy fast paced working environment where vascular surgery patients visit us each day. We are looking for someone not only focused on patients as the number one goal but also a team player. A smile and greeting goes a long way in this position as you are a first impression.

Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:45-4:15 (depending on the patients in the office) NO WEEKENDS

14416 W. Meeker Blvd Sun City West AZ 85375/may have to travel to the 13640 N. Plaza Del Rio Blvd. #310 Peoria AZ 85381 if we are extremely short staffed. But this has only happened maybe 1 time over the past year. So, this is extremely rare.

At Banner Medical Group, you’ll have the opportunity to perform a critical role in the community where you practice. Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. We do this in a variety of settings – from smaller group practices like our Banner Health Clinics in Colorado and Wyoming, to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. We currently have more than 1,000 physicians and more than 3,500 total employees in our group and are seeking others to enhance our ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent patient care.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position coordinates a smooth patient flow process by answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, providing registration of patient and insurance information, obtaining required signatures following established processes, procedures and standards. This position also verifies insurance coverage, validates referrals and authorizations, collects patient liability and provides financial guidance to patients to maximize medical services reimbursement efforts. This also includes accurately posting patients at the point of service and releasing information in accordance with organizational and compliance policies and guidelines.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Performs registration/check-in processes, including but not limited to performing data entry activities, providing patients with appropriate information and intake forms, obtaining necessary signatures and generating population health summary.

2. Verifies insurance eligibility benefits for services rendered with the payors and documents appropriately. Assists in obtaining or validating pre-certification, referrals, and authorizations

3. Calculates and collects patient liability according to verification of insurance benefits and expected reimbursement. Explains and provides financial policies and available resources for alternative payment arrangements to patients and their families.

4. Enters payments/charges for services rendered and performs daily payment/charge reconciliation in a timely and accurate manner. Balances cash drawer at the beginning and end of the day and prepares daily bank deposit with necessary paperwork sent to centralized billing for record purposes.

5. Schedules office visits and procedures within the medical practice(s) and external practices as necessary. Maximizes reimbursement by scheduling patients in accordance with payor plan provisions. Confirms patient appointments for the following day as necessary and ensures patients are properly prepared for visits.

6. Demonstrates proactive interpersonal communications skills while dealing with patient concerns through telephone calls, emails and in-person conversations. Optimizes patient flow by using effective customer service/communication skills by communicating to internal and external customers, care team, management, centralized services and HIMS.

7. Assists in responding to requests for patient medical records according to company policies and procedures, and state and federal laws.

8. Provides a variety of patient services to assist in patient flow including but not limited to escorting patients, taking vitals and patient history, assisting in patient treatment, distributing mail and fax information, ordering supplies, etc.

9. Works independently under regular supervision and follows structured work routines. Works in a fast paced, multi-task environment with high volume and immediacy needs requiring independent decision making and sound judgment to prioritize work and ensure appropriateness and timeliness of each patient’s care. This position requires the ability to retain large amounts of changing payor information/knowledge crucial to attaining reimbursement for the services provided. Primary external customers include patients and their families, physician office staff and third party payors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Requires knowledge of patient financial services, financial, collecting services or insurance industry experience processes normally acquired over one or more years of work experience. Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision and to work independently. Requires strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills to effectively interact with a wide range of audiences. Strong knowledge in the use of common office software, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software are required.

Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Work experience with the Company’s systems and processes is preferred. Previous cash collections experience is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred

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