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Ambulatory Service Representative- Otolaryngology

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Ambulatory Service Representative- Otolaryngology

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. Its a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.

Position: Ambulatory Service Representative I- Otolaryngology

Department: Otolaryngology

Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY:

The incumbent is responsible for coordinating all the functions and activities related to ambulatory patient access including, but not limited to: front end customer service, patient registration, insurance/coverage verification, appointment scheduling, charge entry, and a variety of administrative duties in support of department (such as, handling forms, phones, filing, making appointments, photocopying, faxing, mailings, letters, reports, etc.).

  • Performs a wide variety of administrative duties to ensure proper functioning of assigned department including, but not limited to:
  • Reception & customer service
  • creating or verifying Master Patient Index (MPI)
  • registration demographics
  • visit management
  • appointment scheduling (including consults, tests, in-office procedures, follow-up visits and cross-booking interpreters, social services, radiology, etc.)
  • insurance/coverage verification
  • co-payment collection
  • front-end review and correcting registration & insurance edits
  • pre-authorization, referral coordination and referral reconciliation
  • Referral work lists
  • Provides a variety of administrative duties in support of the practice (such as handling forms, phones, filing, making appointments, photocopying, faxing, mailings, letters, reports, etc.).
  • Other related duties as needed.

EDUCATION:

  • Associates degree (or equivalent) or
  • HS/GED plus at least two years relevant experience.
  • Experience working in a clinical setting preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) and interpersonal skills are required to interact with internal and external contacts in a courteous and patient focused manner.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking and creativity when resolving customer issues.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health sensitive information.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations and to balance multiple priorities.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel & Outlook) and web/internet is required. Experience with standard hospital registration & billing systems or ability to learn such systems is also required.

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , Ambulatory Service Representative- Otolaryngology, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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