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Texas Health Resources Admissions Specialist PRN – ER Admitting in Fort Worth, Texas

Admissions Specialist PRN – ER Admitting

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth seeks to hire an Admissions Specialist to work PRN/As-needed at their Emergency Room Admitting Department.

The address is 6100 Harris Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76132.

Salary range is Minimum: $15.00/hour – Maximum: $22.99/hour – based on relevant experience. PRN rate: $15.00/hour

Work Schedule:

  • PRN/As-needed; Non-benefitted.

  • Variable schedule to include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays.

  • Must be able to attend 3 weeks orientation/training initially, during normal department business hours.

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.

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Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

2018 Indeed's Top-Rated Workplaces: Hospitals

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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 Patient Registration/Admissions experience highly preferred.

  • Medical/Health Insurance verification and Scheduling experience preferred.

  • CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire required.

Skills :

  • Requires good written, oral, and telephone communication skills.

  • Requires knowledge of general office equipment, PC’s and associated software packages.

  • Ability to type 35 WPM corrected for errors preferred.

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology highly preferred.

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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