:Oct 19, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:3:00P.M.Shift End Time:11:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:AFSCME 1111 Health and Hospital SystemsPosting Salary:STARTING SALARY:$17.601
:Health and Hospital Systems
500 East 51st Street
Chicago, IL 60615
Under the direction of the System Director of Patient Access, collects and analyzes all required patient demographic, insurance and financial data to admit, register and pre-admit patients from all payor classes. Maintains level of professionalism when working with the hospital departments, physicians, physician's office staff and patients.
Collects and analyzes all required patient demographic, insurance and financial data to admit, register and pre-admit patient from all payor classes
Updates any new or change of information into the system
Scans insurance cards; ensures completion of all necessary paperwork
Follows all applicable regulations and standards for registration
Secures all signatures required to provide medical treatment, assign insurance benefits, release of information with referral to Medical Assistant-No Grant (MA-NG) Caseworker
Completes the Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP) questionnaire
Obtains and verified all insurance information
Assures that scheduled procedures are verified and pre-certified with insurance companies
Initiates electronic and/telephone inquiries to insurance payors and claims administrators
Performs patient scheduling functions for app appointment requests
Maintains admission, discharge and transfers for proximity input to monitor internal and external bed assignments
Collects all required bed reservation information prior to bed assignment
Maintains personal computer literacy of access software functions
Maintains a level of professionalism wen working with the hospital department, physicians, physician's office staff and patients
Performs other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED is required
One (1) year of progressively responsible clerical experience is required
Type at a corrected rate of 25 words per minute is required (may be required to test for proficiency)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING
Prior experience in a hospital/physician's office
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge of patient registration and scheduling requirements
Knowledge and familiarity with hospital/clinical based systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong customer services and empathy skills
Demonstrates good computer and typing skills
Demonstrate good phone and email etiquette skills with strong response times
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Ability to function autonomously as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Demonstrate a high degree of confidential and discretion
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of t...wo hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.