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Patient Services Coordinator - Front Desk

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. Were empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.As one of the leading academic medical systems, were eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. Weve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.Were defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?Description:JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • This position serves as a key role in the patient's experience, serving as their first point of contact upon arrival to Emory facilities for clinical appointments.
  • Job responsibilities will include providing excellent customer service to the patient while welcoming and checking them in for their appointments; communicating with patients, families and staff to trouble shoot and meet patient needs while waiting to see their provider; following approved standard operating procedures to complete technical and administrative functions such as arriving appointments, confirmation and updating of patient demographics, registration, and insurance information, scheduling, entering referrals, providing information about insurance coverage, collecting copays.
  • This position will work regularly with patients, families, providers, clinical and non-clinical staff, and is a critical component to ensuring patients have a smooth and positive experience with Emory.
  • This position is ideal for a candidate who demonstrates compassion, a commitment to excellent customer service, critical thinking and problem solving skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and able to work in a high paced team environment.
  • This role requires computer skills and comfort with navigating multiple applications simultaneously.
  • Excellent attendance is required. Ideal candidates must be able to learn new processes, procedures and software programs quickly, while demonstrating attention to detail and accuracy in their daily work.
  • The position requires successful completion of software training upon hire.
  • The position is a key contributor to patient satisfaction initiatives within the department by participating in patient satisfaction related process improvement activities as well as providing a high quality contact experience for every patient who enters the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma/GED preferred and twelve (12) months of experience in Healthcare or customer service industry OR a Bachelor's degree. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      (Medium/Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs., 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
      Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks.Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Patient Services Coordinator - Front Desk, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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