UnityPoint Health

Experience Specialist/Receptionist

Requisition ID
2022-112940
Category
Registration and Scheduling
Location
US-IA-Des Moines
Address
4020 Merle Hay Rd
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Des Moines
Department
FM/UC- Merle Hay- DM
State
IA
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Tuesdays 5:00pm-8:00pm; PRN
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

Experience Specialist/Receptionist

Merle Hay Family Medicine

*As Needed* Tuesday 5-8 P.M.

 

As an Experience Specialist/Receptionist, you are the first person to greet patients as they walk into our clinics. Primary duties will include checking-in patients, assisting with scheduling, answering phones, processing co-payments and follow up appointments as needed. Customer service, empathy and compassion are the biggest assets in this position.

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • 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 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

  1. Greet patients and visitors and provide courteous, caring and professional assistance to all individuals contacting the office. Answer their questions and provide non-medical information and/or direct to appropriate person or department.
  2. Answer telephone calls in a clear, calm and professional manner. Screen calls by urgency and route calls promptly, accurately, and professionally to appropriate party.
  3. Make, cancel and reschedule patient appointments maintaining appointment schedule according to office procedure.
  4. Gather, verify and enter demographic and insurance information on new and established patients necessary for completion of electronic health record and insurance claim processing at each patient visit on patient accounting system.
  5. Review superbill to ensure information is complete and perform the daily posting of charges for office visits and procedures abstracting procedural, diagnostic, and demographic information according to policy and procedure.
  6. Collect payments, issue receipts and reconcile daily receivable activity to prepare for daily deposits.
  7. Open and/or close the clinic following specified guidelines of individual clinic.
  8. Work independently and responsible for timely completion of assigned functions.
  9. Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
  10. Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  11. Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
  12. Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
  13. Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
  14. Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
  15. Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
  16. Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
  17. Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator 

Qualifications

  1. High School or Vocational School graduate.
  2. Mandatory Reporter certification.
  3. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
  4. Ability to demonstrate strong customer service skills.
  5. Ability to effectively enter information into a variety of computer programs.
  6. Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
  7. Ability to interact effectively with physicians, health care team members, individuals and members of their support systems.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.
  9. Previous medical office experience preferred.
  10. Previous experience with an electronic health record or medical office software preferred.
  11. Previous experience coding diagnoses and procedures with ICD-9-CM and CPT preferred.
  12. Strong interpersonal skills.
  13. Strong computer skills.
  14. Ability to work as a team member.
  15. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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