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Patient Access Associate (Princeton)

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Job ID: 198034
Category: Clerical/Administrative
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • Job Title: Patient Access Associate
  • Department: Patient Services
  • Location: 1 Plainsboro Road Plainsboro NJ. 08536
  • Hours: Full Time-Days

Summary:

  • Under general supervision, the Patient Access Associate is responsible for computerized patient registration including obtainment and verification of all required demographic and insurance information to ensure accurate and timely reimbursement. Collect time of service payments.

Responsibilities:

  • Greets patient with a positive and professional attitude and initiates registration process. Selects the correct patient through properly entering the required fields within the ADT system to ensure patient safety and creates visits appropriately in the ADT system.
  • Performs follow up on assigned third party accounts for all in-house admissions and select outpatients (e.g. PAT, Radiation Oncology). Follow up includes but is not limited to verifying eligibility, obtaining benefits, ensuring pre-certification and/or authorization/referral requirements have been completed.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changing work environment. Demonstrates willingness to meet the needs of departmental operations effectively as an individual and Team Member
  • Support Customer Service and Performance Improvement goals of the Department.
  • Determines and appropriately documents out of pocket responsibility for services as related to insurance contracts or PHCS Fee Schedules (i.e. Self Pay Fee Schedule, Cosmetic Surgery List). Collects Time of Service (TOS) and Point of Service (POS) Payments according to policy. If necessary refers patient to Financial Counselor for assistance.
  • Participates in educational sessions, seminars, staff meetings and Hospital sessions, utilizing the information provided to enhance patient care activities and work behaviors.
  • All Patient Access Associates assigned bedside registration (ED and Surgical Areas) are required to utilize Workstation On Wheels (WOW).
  • Patient Access Services Responsibility
  • Insurance Verification
  • Performs follow up on assigned third party accounts for all in-house admissions and select outpatients (e.g. PAT, Radiation Oncology). Follow up includes but is not limited to verifying eligibility, obtaining benefits, ensuring pre-certification and/or authorization/referral requirements have been completed.

Credentials:

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • High school diploma or equivalent Two years of medical experience, with previous hospital or physician office registration experience preferred.


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

   Current UPHS employees must apply HERE
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