• Job Title: Patient Access Associate - Emergency Dept.

    Date Posted: November 20, 2020

    Department: Patient Registration

    Hours: Variable 3 to 11 p.m. Every other weekend and holiday rotation required

    Hours per Week: 16

    Status: Part Time

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent

    Rome Health is seeking a Patient Access Associate to greet and welcome all patients coming to the facility in a friendly and compassionate manner.

    The Patient Access Associate is responsible to complete registration routines for patients presenting for services. The Patient Access Associate explains forms and obtains signatures as appropriate for the service to be provided. The Patient Access Associate verifies insurance coverage, validates medical necessity, documents prior authorization, collects patient out of pocket liability. The Patient Access Associate assures that all patients presenting for care have appropriate physician orders for the services to be provided according to hospital policy.

    EXPERIENCE: Work in an acute care hospital, physician's office, or other health care agency desirable but not mandatory.

    KNOWLEDGE NEEDED FOR JOB: Knowledge of office procedures and equipment, health insurance and medical terminology desired.

    SKILLS NEEDS: Communication, keyboarding, operation of office equipment, telephone courtesy. Ability to process detailed information.