Patient Service Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Dermatology is seeking aPatient Service Coordinator who will offer friendly, courteous, and confidential assistance to every patient to ensure that the patient has a positive experience while at Johns Hopkins as well as coordinate the day-to-day clinical operations for a group of health care professionals. This position will troubleshoot and resolve problems as they arise, collaborate with others to resolve patient problems or refer patients to appropriate resources and serve as liaison for the group with the billing office and division management. The coordinator will maintain accurate information on each patient to facilitate the patient encounter and will use automated systems to expedite patient scheduling, pre-registration, and check-in as well as work with others in a team environment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Scheduling and Templating:

  • Schedule patients for medical examinations, consultations and procedures.
  • Relay information to patients regarding preparation for these appointments.
  • Coordinate visits either within the department or between several departments.
  • Telephone and interview patients and/or family members to obtain accurate pre-registration information and to confirm appointments.
  • Print and mail directions, maps, fee schedules, and department specific information to patients.
  • Create and maintain physician templates in patient scheduling system, and ensure efficient utilization of the templates.

Registration:

  • Verify and enter pre-registration and insurance information into the computer system and prepare daily printed schedules for designated areas.
  • Obtain and/or verify patient's demographic data by phone or in person.
  • Confirm appointments by telephone and/or mail.
  • Fill appointment vacancies due to cancellations.
  • Obtain pre-certifications as required by patients' health care insurers or managed care providers, and ensure that this is done for all patient encounters as required.
  • Register patients for clinical appointments using computerized database.
  • Assist patients or family members with the completion of medical insurance forms.
  • Inform patients of costs of care being provided, and guide them to appropriate resources for further information, guidance, or assistance.
  • Arrange or assist in arranging patient transportation when necessary.

Phone:

  • Answer phones and provide routine information to callers.
  • Call patients to remind them of scheduled visits or follow up on missed appointments.

Billing:

  • Participate in the billing process by collecting time of service payments (co-pays or balances), or entering charges into electronic billing systems.
  • Assist with basic insurance and third-party queries and explain payment policies.
  • Reconcile automated records and collected monies at the end of the day and makes deposits in an accurate and timely way.

Clinic Flow and Leadership:

  • Collaborate with the clinic manager/supervisor to ensure scheduling conflicts are resolved, monitor room utilization, and maintain clinic patient flow.
  • Intervene, as necessary, on issues relating to patient complaints, health care providers' concerns, and operational issues, and take measures to correct situation or ensures appropriate personnel are involved.
  • Ensure that administrative and office equipment is maintained in adequate working order and schedule maintenance.
  • Serve in a leadership capacity with the registration and scheduling staff, setting an example in professionalism, attention to detail and customer service.
  • Partner with the clinic manager on issues related to front office staff management.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year work experience in a similar service-oriented industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years college or equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of changing reimbursement policies and third-party reimbursement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows, MS Word software, and basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of medical insurance coverage.
  • Medical terminology.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent typing and accuracy skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Independent worker who is flexible, motivated and able to handle multiple tasks; self-starter.

Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certifications:

  • Certification in appropriate skill groups must be obtained during introductory period (EPIC/EPR).

Classified Title: Patient Service Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OD
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range:$15.41 - $21.21/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8am - 5:30pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location:JH at Greenspring Station
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Der Cosmetic Center
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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JH at Greenspring Station


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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