Patient Representative - Clinic (2 openings)
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The patient representative will provide superior service by greeting and welcoming patients upon arrival (patients and visitors may be of all ages, neonatal to geriatric, and may have all degrees of disability, both mental and physical). Schedule patient visits. Obtain, verify, and enter insurance and demographic information from patients and enters timely and clinical information appropriately into clinic practice management system. Verify visit is in compliance with the insurance contract. Collect patient co-pays as needed. Maintain high visibility and availability at entrance/exit/waiting rooms. Provides direction and information. Notify patient care staff of patient arrival. Create a welcoming environment to all clinic guests. To ensure high quality care, and as a member of the care team, the patient representative supports quality patient- and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The patient representative will continually look for opportunities to improve processes and workflow
Preferred education: Vocational/Technical Training or Associate Degree, Preferred experience: One year previous healthcare and/or customer service experience, Demonstrated focus on customer service/patient service with every interaction. Excellent public relations and communication skills. Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care. Good telephone and computer skills. Must be flexible to work various shifts and locations as required. Knowledge of third party payors preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Ability to use appropriate computer applications. Ability to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills and engage in ongoing process improvement.
For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota’s largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.
We partner with one of the nation’s top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.
Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we’re committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.
We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.
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