Medical Receptionist

St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center View Company Profile

Overview Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Josephxe2x80x99s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospitalxe2x80x99s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Josephxe2x80x99s.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community … we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus. Responsibilities The Medical Receptionist is the first point of service for our patients coming into the practice and is responsible for greeting registering and scheduling patient appointments. Responsible for verifying insurance eligibility and benefits. Collects co-payments and obtains routine financial information from various sources to obtain payment plan arrangements and Medicare coverage. He/she also answers the phone and acts as a primary source of information to patients in the waiting area. Obtains complex financial information regarding patients from various sources to obtain payment plan agreements charity care Medicare coverage alternative financing and verifies coverage. May obtain prior authorizations for office visits and/or testing. May enter charge entry data as required. Other duties as assigned. Responsibilities: Performs various clerical duties to include: Maintain departmental deposit logs, prepare routine schedules and reports, utilize analytical skills necessary to maintain provider schedules Ensures positive customer service atmosphere and interactions in reception areas Answers the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner Coordinate patient movement, reports problems or irregularities Working knowledge of multi-line phones Working knowledge of computers, fax/copy machines Prepares registration documents and ensures the accuracy of pertinent patient information Complete full patient registration in IDX when registering new patients. Ensure all patient information is updated and current when following up/interactive with patients. Verify insurance eligibility and/or benefits. Provides support services to patients and medical staff Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees after 180 days. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000. While youxe2x80x99re busy impacting the healthcare industry, wexe2x80x99ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, and adoption assistance. Qualifications MINIMUM Basic computer skills required PREFERRED Previous medical office and/or insurance experience Bi-lingual skills Pay Range $18.00 – $20.38 /hour

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