SCL Health Patient Access Associate I Registration Specialist PRN in Denver, Colorado

THIS IS A PRN POSITION LOCATED AT ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL SCHEDULE: THIS POSITION WILL WORK DAY/EVENING/NIGHT SHIFTS AND WILLREQUIRE OPEN AVAILABILITY Obtains complete and accurate patient demographic, insurance(eligibility and/or verification), and financial information andcollects all liability due for inpatients, outpatients, and emergencypatients either face-to-face, by telephone, or internet. 1. Registers patients. Confirms, enters, and/or updates allrequired demographic data on patient and guarantor on registration system.Avoids overlays and duplicate patient medical records. Follows procedures whenidentifying a patient and applying the patient identification bracelet.Registers patients during downtime following downtime procedures and entersdata into registration system immediately upon system availability. 2. Obtains and explains copies of insurance card(s), forms of ID,and signature(s) on all required forms. Verifies information onappropriate accounts to determine insurance coordination of benefits,pre-certification/prior-authorization if not verified by PASC. Completes theMedicare Secondary Payer (MSP) questionnaire when applicable. Verifiesinsurance to determine coordination of benefits and obtains authorizationand/or referrals as required. Screens for and processes non-covered servicesand waiver of liability (ABN) through automated screening at time of service. 3. Informs self-pay patients of liability due, prepayment requirementsand coordinates screening of alternate funding sources if applicable. Preparesestimate of procedures, calculates advance payment requirements on previousor bad debt and current balances. Refers potentially eligible patients tofinancial counseling and/or contract eligibility vendor(s). Coordinateswith clinical areas and other ancillary departments to obtain accurate ordersin order to establish patient financial expectations. 4. Collects patient payments and provides accurate receipt. Posts allpayments in system. Reconciles receipts with cash collected and completesrequired balancing forms. Documents patient account notes for allinteractions/transactions. 5. Maintains departmental and/or individual work queues and reports asrequired. Explains/answers patient billing inquiries and interpretsstatement data to resolve accounts. Escalates account issues which cannot beresolved. Updates the emergency department room tracking system, ifapplicable. 6. Meets departmental productivity and quality standards. 7. Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abidesby service behavior standards. 8. Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIRED: * High School Diploma or equivalent PREFERRED: * Previous hospital/medical office, medical insurance and/orcustomer service experience is preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to performeach essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must berepresentative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training,licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions. * Basic computer knowledge including experience with Microsoft OfficeSuite * Respects and appreciates individual differences in perspective andbackground; recognizes others as individuals by showing respect for theirbeliefs/values and treating them with fairness and understanding. * Understands the organization's mission, vision, values, andstrategies and how they shape the organization and integrates the mission,vision and values into departmental activities and uses them as a guide indecision-making. * Understands how the organization operates and evaluates the impact ofhis/her decisions on other work teams, promoting teamwork across theorganization.Qualifications CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-DenverOur facilities do not discr