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Patient Access Specialist

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Toms River
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Patient Access SpecialistReq #:0000110514
Facility:Community Medical Center
Department:Patient Financial Services
CMC Support, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755
Community Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state s newest teaching hospital with four residency programs and Ocean County s largest and most active health care facility caring for over 21,500 inpatients, 178,000 outpatients and 73,700 emergency department patients each year.
Community Medical Center is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of our community while delivering compassionate care for our patients. Our core values include: Compassion, Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork.
In this key role, thePatient Access Specialistsupports the Patient Access Department by providing key operational functions to identify opportunities and minimize risk. The Patient Access Specialist position plays a key role within the health system by ensuring all steps are taken to financially secure accounts prior to or during service. A core function of this position is to ensure that authorization requirements are met prior to service. The Patient Access Specialist provides direct and indirect support to department by analyzing data to identify issues and opportunities, reduce denials and improve processes.
The Patient Access Specialist has in-depth knowledge of payer authorization requirements, protocols for obtaining and confirming appropriate authorization for the clinical services rendered and minimizing financial risk. The Patient Access Specialist has extensive knowledge of payer requirements and is able to clearly understand and articulate with clinical and non-clinical staff.
Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years in Patient Access role

  • Extensive knowledge of payer authorization requirements

  • Data trending and reporting skills

  • Knowledge in all aspects of Patient Access work flows

  • Advanced Excel experience required

  • Medical terminology and computer skills

    At Community, our employees make the difference, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. To encourage the advancement of our employees, we offer a tuition assistance program and provide opportunities for professional development and growth.
    RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Brick , Patient Access Specialist, Other , Toms River, New Jersey

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