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Mount Sinai Health System Network Practice - Patient Service Rep Interview Day 7/13/23

Company: Mount Sinai Hospital
Location: Hicksville
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Network Practice - Patient Service Rep (Access Center) Interview Day

Title: Patient Service Representative (Access Center Representative) - Long island (Onsite or Virtual Interview)

  • Date: July 13th, 2023
  • Time: 8am - 7pm
  • Interview Location - 1000 South Oyster Bay Rd, Hicksville, NY 11801 or virtual
  • Invite Only
    The Patient Service Representative (Access Center Representative) provides front line contact as a patient liaison within the access center, check-in/check-out, appointment scheduler, triage, prior authorizations and referrals and neighborhood administrative and physician support. The Patient Service Representative, possesses a commitment to excellence in the development of knowledge, skills, and quality patient-focused service

    Roles & Responsibilities:
    • Answer 70-100 patient calls per day in a fast paced call center.
    • Provides front line contact for the department/neighborhood by answering telephones, directing and responding to callers, relaying messages to appropriate recipients and greeting patients and visitors with the highest level of customer service
    • Provides clerical and administrative support to physicians and is a liaison between departments.
    • Helps direct patients to appropriate setting and facilitates patient flow.
    • May schedule appointments for a multi-specialty group, and have a working knowledge of providers, understanding systems, processes, and services rendered.
    • Ensures patients are prepared for their appointment by informing the caller of items to bring to their appointment and of the appropriate practice policies.
    • Possesses an understanding of when to escalate calls to a supervisor.
    • Answers the telephone promptly and in a polite and professional manner to meet Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Doctors Long Island customer service standard of excellence.
    • May check patients in or out, collect co-pays, scan insurance cards and ensure other required documents are reviewed and signed.
    • May schedule radiology testing/procedures in EIDX, EPIC and RIS according to department guidelines.
    • May schedule and confirm testing, surgeries and procedures according to department guidelines.
    • Ensures all documents are appropriately documented and maintained in the electronic medical record; scanning op reports, test results, home care and any other forms.
    • May schedule and maintain calendar for meetings and/or appointments.
    • May instruct patients and assist them in navigating MyChart.
    • May acquire insurance pre-authorization/referrals from managed care plans for all required services, admissions, procedures, diagnostic tests and medications.
    • Notifies Administrator, Director of Revenue Cycle, Practice Manager or Supervisor of any particular insurance issues or updates.
    • May provide coverage for other staff as assigned during PTO or leaves of absence.
    • May enter telephone encounters into the electronic medical record (EMR) system through the use of the appropriate Epic Smart Text.
    • May enter auto faxes received from Pharmacies for medication requests via telephone encounters into the electronic medical record (EMR) system through the use of the appropriate Epic Smart Text.
    • May open, sort and prioritize mail. Coordinates pickup and delivery of packages, orders and other materials as required.
    • Demonstrates the ability to meet quality assurance requirements and other qualitative / quantitative key performance metrics.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


      Education Requirements

      ---HS/GED required; some college preferred

      Experience Requirements

      ---0-2 years' experience in a physician practice or hospital setting providing administrative support functions, with comfort level in patient interaction and having an understanding of maintaining patient confidentiality.

      Computer Skills

      ---MS Office Suite: Intermediate

      ---Other: Epic and IDX or other EHR

      General Skills and Competencies
      • Able to work independently
      • Must have excellent customer service skills
      • Able to work well with patients, visitors, physicians and colleagues
      • Must have excellent verbal communication & listening skills
      • Knowledge of managed care plan requirements
      • Ability to organize and prioritize and work with a team
      • High level of accountability and responsibility
      • Able to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive information

        About Us

        Strength Through Diversity

        The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
        • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
        • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
        • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.
          We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

          Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

          "About the Mount Sinai Health System:

          Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time - discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients' medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals" ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country's best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek's "The World's Best Smart Hospitals" ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

          The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism."

          EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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