Supervisor Patient Access

ID 2022-8992
Location
Moses Cone Hospital
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Moses Cone Hospital
Department : Name
MHC - ED Registration
Category
PROFESSIONAL/MNGMNT
Position Sub-Category
NON-CLINICAL
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
M-F 8:30a-5p and FLEX as needed
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Non-Clinical

Overview

 

Responsible for an efficient and optimal registration process for Patient Access by ensuring adherence to correct procedures and policies and the proper gathering of demographic, employment, insurance information and chief medical complaint for the patient. Provide assistance to staff level employees as necessary to ensure compliance and departmental policies and procedures.


Develop and maintain a harmonious work environment and insure that employees project a positive image of the hospital. Exhibit effective interpersonal skills and provide direction and assistance to assigned personnel in the development of these skills. Assure that all contacts with patients, the public, physicians, and other hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, and considerate manner.

 

Responsibilities

 

 
  • Recommends measurable goals and objectives for registration functions monthly, documenting progress of those adopted at least quarterly and showing definitive progress at year's end. Oversee the daily activities of the patient access area to ensure departmental standards are met and maintained, QA statistics, Collection Reports, and all key performance indicators.
  • Properly evaluates priorities & adjusts schedules or assignments accordingly so required activities are completed maintaining effectiveness of patient flow, appropriate staffing standards/levels in scheduling. Relieves staff member during employee sick/vacation time. Assumes on-call responsibilities to ensure adequate staffing and problem-solving.
  • Continuously assesses employee performance, documenting significant achievements and/or deficiencies, and coaching or counseling, as appropriate, to achieve maximum employee satisfaction and performance. Prepared a substantiated written performance appraisal on each assigned employee and presents via a verbal conference.
  • Promptly reviews, investigates, initiates and follows through with corrective action on patient registration problems, errors or complaints.
  • Provides for the orientation, training and on-going development of patient registration staff, ensuring that comprehensive documentation systems are established and maintained, so that status, progress and participation can be easily monitored. Keeps employees informed of new procedures and changes in routine as they occur, as evidenced by solicited and unsolicited feedback, and by the presence of communications systems such as minutes of meetings, bulletin board postings, etc.
  • Establishes and enforces adequate procedures for the control, documentation, verification and processing of secured deposits and other cash receipts, (as evidenced by satisfactory audits).
  • Continuous communication by keeping manager and staff informed, ensuring prompt notification in the event of problems or potential problems. Listen to staff and provide feedback regarding questions and concerns.
  • Attends in-service, meetings, and presentation as appropriate and completes mandatory education and competency testing. Maintains current knowledge of third party coverage, sponsorship programs, current credit and collection laws and hospital financial policies
  • Performs and oversees responsibilities for assigned areas which include: patient identification, patient registration, point of service collections, when applicable HIM department and charge entry. Maintains timely error work-queues and reports for areas of responsibility (examples):
  • Completes follow-up on Consent for Treatment report daily, locating patient family, going to patient rooms/care areas, documenting patient record for effort to contact to obtain consents as well as documenting patient account when follow-up has been completed. Provides education/feedback to staff where need is indicated.
  • Reviews Medicare Secondary Payer Report daily, correcting omissions and providing staff with educational feedback.
  • Maintains Quality demographic and insurance report (WQ?s) on a daily basis, making corrections where indicated to that claims may go out timely. Provides feedback/education to staff where need is identified.
  • Identifies self-pay/problem accounts and routes them to the appropriate financial counselor
  • Claim Edit work queues are maintain in order to ensure charging and billing is not delayed."

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent, - Required

Associates, Business Administration - Preferred

 

EXPERIENCE:
4 Years, Healthcare - Healthcare - Other, Healthcare Revenue Cycle Experience Required if Associate's Degree

6 Years, Healthcare - Healthcare - Other, Healthcare Revenue Cycle Experience Required if High School Diploma or GED

2 Years of Supervisory Experience Required

Required: Four years healthcare revenue cycle experience required for Associate's Degree or higher; six years healthcare revenue cycle experience required for High School Diploma or Equivalent. Two years of previous supervisory experience required.

 

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