Admissions Specialist - ER Admissions

Texas Health Resources - Bedford, TX4.0

Full-time
Admissions Specialist – ER Admissions

Texas Health HEB seeks to hire an Admissions Specialist to work Full Time at their Emergency Room Admissions Department.

The address is 1600 Hospital Parkway, Bedford, TX 76022.

Salary range is Minimum: $14.37/hour – Maximum: $21.74/hour – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule:
Full Time, 3rd (Night) shift; 40 hours/week.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday; 9:00pm - 7:30am.
Must be available to attend 2-3 weeks of training period initially, Monday to Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

PLEASE NOTE:
This position is located inside the Emergency Room. It is a fast-paced environment that requires quick thinking when dealing with emergency situations. In this role, the Admissions Specialist will be exposed to various clinical/medical/other emergencies as patients arrive to the ER. Most of the shift will be spent on your feet as you register patients.

Job Description:
Accurately gathers complete financial and demographic information to ensure medical records/billing process flows efficiently.
Obtains and/or updates verification of benefits and/or pre-certification for applicable tests and/or procedures.
Prepares, presents, and thoroughly explains applicable legal, ethical, and compliance documents; ensures proper consents are signed by the appropriate parties. Maintains documentation of the same.
Maximizes reimbursement for services rendered by appropriately identifying insurance carrier, benefits, etc. Prevents denials by ensuring timely notification of admission to insurance carriers.
Assists patients in understanding financial obligations; collects co-payments, self-pay deposits, and patient balances to reduce Accounts Receivable.
Stays abreast of and complies with applicable regulations, entity and/or system policies and procedures. Maintains customer service and/or productivity guidelines set forth by applicable leadership.
Completes other duties as assigned.

Why Texas Health Resources? Texas Health Highlights
  • 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)
  • 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
  • 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
1 year of related experience required.
Other hospital and physician office experience is helpful.
2-3 years of hospital admissions experience is preferred.
Medical Insurance Verification experience preferred.
CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire.

Skills:
Ability to type, spell, write or print legibly with general knowledge of personal computers required.
Strong interpersonal communication, documentation and customer service skills required.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology highly preferred.
Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.