Patient Service Representative (Healthcare)

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Patient Service Representative Job Description

 

Job Title: Patient Service Representative

 

Location: [Insert location]

 

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

 

Salary: [Insert salary range]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a friendly and organized Patient Service Representative to join our healthcare team. The Patient Service Representative will be responsible for ensuring that patients receive the best possible service during their visits to our facility. They will assist patients with scheduling appointments, completing registration forms, and checking in and out of the clinic.

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Greet patients as they arrive at the clinic and provide them with assistance as needed.

- Schedule patient appointments and provide them with information about what to expect during their visit.

- Obtain and verify patient demographic and insurance information, and accurately enter it into the electronic health record system.

- Collect patient co-payments, deductibles, and other outstanding balances and process them according to established procedures.

- Answer patient inquiries in person or on the phone, and direct them to the appropriate staff member when necessary.

- Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure that all HIPAA regulations are followed.

- Collaborate with other staff members to ensure that patients receive comprehensive care.

- Assist with various administrative tasks such as filing, scanning, and faxing as needed.

- Attend staff meetings and training sessions to keep up-to-date on changes in policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:

 

- High school diploma or equivalent required, associate's or bachelor's degree preferred.

- At least 2 years of experience in a healthcare setting, preferably as a patient service representative or in a related role.

- Knowledge of medical terminology and basic computer skills.

- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced environment.

- Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record keeping.

- Familiarity with electronic health record systems and other medical software preferred.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations.

- Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

- Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

- Must be able to use a computer and other office equipment for extended periods.

- Must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds.

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

[Insert company name] is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.