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Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.
The Patient Access Specialist is responsible for all Inpatient and Outpatient Patient Access functions within the Patient Access Services Department in their assigned area/hospital(s) at Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH). Conducts quality interviews with every patient to ensure compliance with patient safety rules and state and federal regulations. Gathers appropriate identification for patients and confirms all patient demographics to validate patient identity. Conducts intensive screening of all Medicare, Medicaid and managed care patients to identify network status and coordination of benefits. Obtains all applicable patient consents/attestations. Performs job related functions including, but not limited to, facility based scheduling, bed planning, pre-registration, registration, insurance verification, pre-certification, point of service cash collection and financial clearance under the direction of the Supervisor/Manager/Director for these designated areas. Must adhere to the Medical Center's Quality Standards and maintain a positive patient experience at all times.
A day in the life of a Patient Access Specialist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Licenses and Certifications Required:
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!