KH-Patient Access Associate

Department: KH-Patient Access Services
Operating Unit Kent Hospital
Location: Warwick, RI
Job ID: 8474
Job Status: Part Time
Shift: Flex
End Date:

Responsible for obtaining Personal Health Information (PHI) for all Kent patients in a timely, professional and caring manner. This information, entered into the Hospitalís Information and Clinical Systems, includes demographic and financial information that will be used by all departments within the hospital.  Assists in maintaining financial integrity of the hospital through the verification of patient insurance information through online communication with payers, appropriate collection of co-payments at time of registration and manages the daily operations relative to patient bed assignments.

Job Qualifications and Specifications

A High School Diploma and a minimum of two year job-related experience or equivalent is required.  Certificate of Medical Terminology and strong oral communications skills are required.  Exceptional patient relation and customer service skills are critical. Minimum typing speed of 40 wpm with a working knowledge of personal computers with an ability to utilize multiple applications within an environment are required. Experience in a medical office or customer service preferred.