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Financial Clearance Specialist-Patient Access-FT-Varied

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Employment TypeFull Time
Salary Range Not Specified
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Time Type:
Full time
Hours per Pay Period:
80
Shift:
Varied
Average rate:
$23.97 USD(This represents the rate for an individual with significant experience in this job)

Department:
Patient Access - Radiology/Scheduling/Ins

Current Bay Area Hospital Employee: If you are a current Bay Area Hospital employee, please apply through the Workday internal career site.

The future looks bright at Bay Area Hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:
Financial Clearance Specialist

The Financial Clearance Specialist, under general supervision, maintains performance standards appropriate to area by obtaining account benefits and/or verifying authorizations are in place for all scheduled, unscheduled patient accounts under responsibility, and meeting time line standards established by leadership for all patient service types. Uses utmost caution that obtained benefits, authorizations, and/or pre-certifications are accurate according to the actual test, and procedure or registration being performed to protect the financial standing of Bay Area Hospital. Contacts patients to complete the pre-registration process prior to time of service. Meets with in-house patients, as needed, to discuss financial/demographic information, obtain required signatures, etc.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Demonstrates the ability to use a personal computer and various software programs applicable to the position
• Demonstrates the ability to operate applicable office equipment
• Exhibits the ability to deal effectively interdepartmentally & with the public
• Exhibits the ability to maintain confidentiality, think and act independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to navigate and utilize web browsers, payer web sites, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and other software applicable to position
• Proficiency in performance of basic math functions, capability of communicating professionally and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Exhibits effective time management skills and maintains flexibility by being available for all partners and team
• Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location
• Types over 25 words per minute
• Demonstrates working knowledge of health insurance types, eligibility, and benefits

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/DEGREES

• High school graduate or equivalent preferred
• Associate and/or higher-level education or completed coursework preferred
EXPERIENCE
(Essential job requirements listed in bold)
• Six months experience in healthcare Patient Financial Services, Patient Access, Customer
Service or related area (registration, finance, collections, customer service, medical office, or contract management) required
• Previous experience obtaining healthcare authorizations and/or referrals preferred
GENERAL INFORMATION
Union Affiliation: UFCW
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.

Compensation Grade:
UFCW

Compensation Grade Profile:
U044

Bay Area Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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