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Patient Service Representative Lead-Advocate Aurora Oshkosh

Company: Advocate Aurora Health Inc.
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

> > Patient Service Representative Lead-Advocate Aurora Oshkosh **Patient Service Representative Lead-Advocate Aurora Oshkosh**Location: Aurora Med Ctr Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI 54904 Benefits Eligible: Yes * Acts as the first point of contact for patients by providing outpatient department and/or clinic reception. Greets and registers the patient, completes all necessary forms, obtains demographic and insurance information, collects co-payment, posts payments, and adds or updates basic patient account information. Schedules new and follow-up patient appointments. Acts as an expert department resource, and provides work direction, training and assistance to patient services staff.* Acts as a resource to patient services staff, which includes training/orienting, providing day-to-day work direction, scheduling of staff, and giving input on performance. Assigns, monitors, and reviews progress and accuracy of work, directs efforts and provides guidance on more complex issues/concerns.* Assists with human resource responsibilities, which may include interviewing and selection of new employees, staff development, providing performance feedback, resolution of employee concerns, and employee morale. Assists in interpreting department policies and procedures, and advises and updates staff on procedural changes.* Greets patients and visitors and responds to routine requests for information. Answers telephone, screens calls, and takes messages.* Registers patients; obtains demographic and insurance information; verifies insurance coverage, collects co-pays, deductibles, and previous balances; posts payments and updates demographic and insurance information.* Schedules patient appointments and coordinates cancellations, reschedules, and additions to schedules. Provides accurate, detailed information regarding test preparations, time patient to arrive, and any other directional information needed by patient.* Updates insurance, financial responsibility and other data when changes or additions occur, and communicates to patient as appropriate.* Ensures insurance and patient information obtained is complete and accurate, applying acquired knowledge of government and third party payor requirements. Identifies, reports, and resolves problems regarding registration to appropriate individuals and departments.* Monitors patient flow to ensure they are cared for in the most efficient and courteous manner. Offers various assistance to patients to include: arranging transportation needs, providing directions, locating wheelchair, etc.* Performs visit closure including checking out patients after visit, scheduling follow-up appointments, and providing patients with a visit summary.* May file, retrieve, and/or deliver patient information and/or records, and completes required forms/documentation.**Scheduled Hours**Monday Friday, days-between 7am 5pm. Hours are flexible based on department need.**Licenses & Certifications**None Required. **Degrees**High School Graduate. **Required Functional Experience**Typically requires 3 years of experience in customer service and/or in providing leadership.**Knowledge, Skills & Abilities**Demonstrated leadership skills such as delegation, team building, managing multiple priorities, problem solving, and decision making. Excellent communication (written and verbal), customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.Intermediate computer skills including experience in using personal computers; including Microsoft Office or similar applications, and electronic mail.Understanding of basic medical terms and abbreviations typically used in the patient scheduling and registration process.Training or experience in keyboarding/data entry with an emphasis on speed and accuracy.Excellent organizational skills.Ability to read and understand verbal and written instructions, and to sort and file information alphabetically and numerically. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health Inc., Oshkosh , Patient Service Representative Lead-Advocate Aurora Oshkosh, Sales , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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