Scripps Health SCHEDULING SPECIALIST - Radiation Oncology (V) - Full Time - Day in San Diego, California
Responsible for interacting with patients, payers and providers to gather information necessary for accurate registration including assigning of appropriate Medical Record Number, scheduling, referral/authorization, point of service payment collection, document collection and arrival/check-in functions. Responds to customer billing and payment inquires as needed. Mentors and trains staff on departmental procedures. Responsible for accurately scheduling and re-scheduling complex patient procedures and appointments. Successful scheduling includes, but not limited to, exhibiting proficiency in the scheduling procedures, scheduling and confirming appointments according to practice guidelines, entering appropriate insurance, initiating authorizations and referrals, performing Key User duties with minimal errors. Accurately documents patient to provider communication, assessing urgency and escalating as appropriate. May manage the patient check-in and check-out process from start to finish, which includes identification verification; updating or confirming demographic and insurance information on every patient; ensuring appropriate forms are provided, signed and witnessed at the time of the patient visit; verifying coverage including benefits, authorization, pre-determination, payer specific policy exclusions or limitations to coverage, collecting any patient responsibility and accurately preparing end of day reporting or payment reconciliation as needed. Regularly displays a proactive approach to customer service by listening to the patient, taking ownership of solutions and is able to accurately identify the need to involve leadership in order to resolve concerns.
Front desk staff to register patients, schedule consults, follow ups and procedures with radiology and surgical within Scripps and also with IHS and TriCity. This position will be responsible to check in patients and collect payments.
Experience/Specialized Skills: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of Microsoft computer applications with a minimum score of 80%. Must possess excellent mathematical skills and ability to handle monies. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills; innovative with ability to identify and solve problems. Able to adapt, prioritize and meet deadlines. Knowledge of medical terminology, commercial and government health insurance and billing guidelines, ACA requirements, understanding of DRG's, Medical ICD9/ICD10 codes and CPT/HCPC Codes and Modifiers are required.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: 2 or more years experience customer service or healthcare/medical office environment. Prior physician front office experience is preferred
/ Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. /
Job: *Access / Business Services
Organization: *Scripps Clinic
Title: SCHEDULING SPECIALIST - Radiation Oncology (V) - Full Time - Day
Location: Northern San Diego County-VISTA-SCRIPPS ENCINITAS RAD ONC
Requisition ID: 1026442