UnityPoint Health

Admitting Technician

Requisition ID
2022-106059
Category
Registration and Scheduling
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Salary Minimum
USD $17.11/Hr.
City
Waterloo
Department
Patient Access
State
IA
FTE
0.5
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3rd shift 2230-0700 or 2300-0730/ everyother weekend and holiday
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health – Allen

Patient Access

Hours: Part-time; 3rd shift 2230-0700 or 2300-0730; every other weekend and holiday

 

Creates accurate and thorough registration for each patient visit. Responsible for obtaining demographic and financial information, as well as obtaining signatures required for successful billing submission. Collects patient liability before or at the time of service as defined by the patient’s insurance plan. Identifies those patients who may be in need of financial assistance. Interact in a customer focused and compassionate manner to ensure patient’s needs are met.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.

https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities

  • Anticipates the need to assist coworkers and adapt to staff coverage in any registration area or site.
  • Ability to multi task and work efficiently to maintain patient movement and schedules.
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with Patient Access Manager, Patient Access. Supervisor, Physicians, Physician offices, and UnityPoint Ancillary departments.
  • Proficient in hospital switchboard code calling and paging systems and processes.
  • Proficient in Blackboard Connect and Vocera while calling codes.
  • Adheres to regulation pertaining to Medicare Secondary Questionnaire (MSPQ), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Personal Health Information (PHI), Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN), and Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA).
  • Assists new hires in training process.
  • Proficient with all types of Registration and Admission functions in EPIC.
  • Follows UnityPoint Health Registration Standards to ensure data accuracy and timely billing.
  • Inputs accurate demographic and insurance data to ensure accurate billing.
  • Schedules, registers, obtains signatures, and scans physician orders to complete the registration sign in.
  • Verifies insurance eligibility accessing on-line resources, phone, or fax. Reads return responses to ensure there is active coverage on the account for the date of service.
  • Proficient in authorization processes and responsible for inputting authorization information into appropriate fields in EPIC to ensure accurate claim submission.
  • Collects the self-pay portion of a patients out of pocket expenses at the time of registration and provides receipt of payment to the patient or other responsible party.
  • Identify patients who need financial counseling assistance to Patient Financial Counselors.
  • Refers self-pay or underinsured patients to the Patient Financial Counselor for further assistance or to discuss UnityPoint Health’s Financial Assistance Policy in further detail.
  • Balances EPIC cash drawer at the end of each shift to ensure cash, checks, and payments made by credit card reconciled and accounted for.
  • Balances physical cash drawer at the end of each shift to ensure cash payments are reconciled and accounted for.
  • Meets defined/established collection goals of the health system.
  • Responsible for working Patient Work queues daily and completing accounts timely and accurately to ensure timely billing.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Writes, reads, comprehends, and speaks fluent English.
  • Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheets, email and web browser.

Preferred:

  • Medical related diploma or certificate
  • 1-year medical office or equivalent experience. Insurance billing for medical or hospital.

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