Associate Patient Service Specialist - General Pediatrics Clinic ($2,000 Sign-OnBonus)

Associate Patient Service Specialist - General Pediatrics Clinic ($2,000 Sign-OnBonus)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Nashville, TN, 37230, US

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Associate Patient Service Specialist - General Pediatrics Clinic ($2,000 Sign-On Bonus) - 2211216

**Job** : Accounting and Finance

**Primary Location** : TN-Nashville-DOT - VCH Doctor's Office Tower

**Organization** : CHOC DOT 8 309575


**Associate Patient Service Specialist**

**General Pediatrics Clinic**

**$2,000 Sign-On Bonus**

**Your Role:**

Provides service to patient either pre-appointment, during or post appointment with regular guidance. Responsibilities may include inbound/outbound telephone calls, cash management, appointment scheduling, process of insurance updates and patient check in/out.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Conducts patient check-in and check-out.

+ Schedules appointments through clinical communication or direct request.

+ Provides positive first impressions utilizing customer service skills.

+ Ensures point of service collections.

+ Manages reception area, maintains orderly appearance of reception area; ensures method for accountability of each patient check-in; proactively communicates appointment updates with patients.

+ The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

**Department Summary:**

The General Pediatrics Program at Children's Hospital improves the health of children and families - especially those with higher risk for poor health outcomes. As your medical home, we provide comprehensive, family-based, coordinated care. Our programs range from primary care clinics across the region, to specialized clinics focused on child behavior, to referral services for families involved in international adoption. We also direct the Newborn Nursery at Vanderbilt to give families with new infants a healthy start and allow for good continuity of care. We train the next generation of pediatric primary care doctors and specialists and advance discoveries in general pediatrics. These efforts improve health for children across the country and the around the world.

**Position Shift:**

+ Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

**Sign-On Bonus Requirements:**

The sign-on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past twelve months.

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**Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:**

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. **Vanderbilt's** mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

**VUMC Recent Accomplishments**

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

* **US News & World Report:** #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

* **Healthcare's Most Wired:** Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

* **Becker's Hospital Review:** named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

* **The Leapfrog Group:** One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

* **American Association for the Advancement of Science:** The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

* **Magnet Recognition Program:** Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

* **National Academy of Medicine:** 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

* **Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6** **th** **year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.**

**Basic Qualifications**

**Qualifications - External**

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant experience

**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**

**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**

+ Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.


+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

+ Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.


+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

**Environmental Conditions**

**Req ID:** 2211216

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