Providence Health & Services Patient Services Representative - Float Staff in Walla Walla, Washington
Providence is calling a Patient Services Representative (Float Staff, Variable-Shift, 0.5 FTE) to Providence Medical Group Southeast Washington in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Consistently demonstrate adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with laws, regulatory requirements
Consistently demonstrate adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to performance and job expectations
Employee demonstrate knowledge of PSMMC’s and PMG’s policy on Patient’s Rights and Responsibilities and respects these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities
Actively participate in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards.
Demonstrate leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PMG promotes to the communities we serve
Participate in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff
Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate
Follow established policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection
Maintain positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment
Communicate effectively to patients, physicians and staff in a professional manner
Provide clear, concise, pertinent reports/information
Relay information related to patient care and conditions to appropriate staff in a timely manner
Maintain and organize all patient and departmental information, patient care information in an orderly manner
Answer telephone identifying self and department in a clear and concise manner
Greet patients and families upon arrival
Copy, mail, and fax as requested
Respond to requests for patient appointments using the established procedures
Record telephone and verbal patient conversation/messaging in the EPIC EMR as instructed on the EPIC Dial
Personally notify the provider and/or RN of a stat call from a patient or family member, another provider and/or hospital
Answer any MyChart questions and assists, if requested, the patient in signing up for MyChart
Collect required information from patients and enters it correctly in the EPIC EMR
Must be trained in the EPIC EMR required course upon hire and pass the competency test
If further training and competencies are required, must participate in the training and pass any further competency mandatory testing.
Demonstrate knowledge when entering insurance information and asking the right questions in order to gain that information.
Work the mandatory work queues to ensure accounts are billable.
Collect co-pays and balances.
Demonstrate ability to navigate EPIC EMR system effectively and responds to all required training in a positive manner.
Assist in training new PSR’s in all aspects of the PSR job responsibilities.
Expected to cover in other clinics, if needed. Be adaptable for cross-training.
Assist with the ancillary service scheduling when needed and be a resource to others in helping facilitate patient appointments outside the clinic setting.
Act as a resource for all new hires in demonstrated knowledge of insurance companies.
JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:
Attend 95% of staff meetings
Willing to assist and accept assistance from staff members
Accept suggestions for improved performance.
Demonstrate a concern for efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Utilize principals of service and excellence reflecting the Mission of PMG.
Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures, acts professionally at all times.
Adhere to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.
Responsible for monitoring the safety of the environment.
Work independently as well as with others to accomplish necessary duties.
Demonstrate understanding of registering patients completely and accurately.
Employee complete all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.
Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Medical Field
2 years experience in the healthcare setting or Associate, Bachelor's Degree in the medical field
Healthcare related computer experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Medical Group is the largest medical group in Walla Walla, serving greater Walla Walla in southeast Washington state. Our internists, family practitioners, specialists and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Patient Services
Location: Washington-Walla Walla
Req ID: 324206