Patient Service Representative, Float

Patient Service Representative, Float

Family Health Centers of San Diego, Inc. | San Diego, CA, 92140, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $37,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Description

Impact Lives, Impact Community

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is passionate about providing exceptional health care to all, especially underserved communities with limited health care options. Founded by a Latina grandmother/community advocate over 50 years ago in Barrio Logan, FHCSD has grown into one of the largest community health systems in the country. With over 62 sites, over 227,000 patients, and over 417,000 visits last year, we provide a wide variety of health care and outreach services to a very diverse patient population. We are proud of our mission, our lasting community impact, and the cultural and individual diversity of our staff.

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a Patient Service Representative to be the first point of contact in greeting patients, registering patients, and placing patient information into the electronic record keeping system. In addition, the Patient Service Representative will schedule appointments, collect specified payments, and complete insurance eligibility verification. They will follow policies and procedures in collecting and handling cash. Dependent upon the size of the area responsible, the employee may encounter a high volume of patients.

Responsibilities:

* Effectively manage the patient check-in and check-out process from start to finish to include identification verification, update or confirm demographic and insurance information, and ensure appropriate forms are provided and completed accurately.
* Collect specified co-pays and payments from patients per coverage specifications, and from self-pay patients. Screen for eligibility and financial assistance.
* Follow policies and procedures in collecting and handling cash.
* Ensure patient information is placed into the Electronic Health Record accurately and in a timely manner.
* Confirm, request, and process referrals and authorizations for specialty services.
* Contact patients to schedule appointments and make reminder/recall notifications.
* Respond to customer billing and payment inquiries on an as needed basis. May escalate billing issues as needed.
* Regularly display a proactive approach to customer service by listening to the patient, taking ownership of solutions, and accurately identify customer needs through involvement of leadership in resolving concerns.
* Perform general clerical duties (i.e., scanning information, tracking data, receiving and sorting correspondence and packages) in an accurate and efficient manner.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

* High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
* Medical Assistant Certification, CNA certification, or Medical Terminology course preferred.
* 1-year experience in community healthcare preferred.
* Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Rewards:

* Job type: Regular Full Time
* Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
* Retirement Plan with Employer Match
* Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
* Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance
* Employee Discounts and Wellness Programs

FHCSD was founded by community activists working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underserved.