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Patient Access Specialist: Sa + Sun 7a-7:30p

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Patient Access SpecialistDepartment: AdmittingSchedule: Part Time, Sa +Sun 7a-7:30p***Sign on bonus $750***POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for the optimal functioning of the department by ensuring patients receive quick access, excellent customer service, quality patient care and are referred to the appropriate sources.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:Plans the bed placement for all patients entering inpatient or observation status. The Patient Access Specialist will review the bed request and provide the appropriate bed assignment that aligns with the physicians' orders and patient's needs. Able to work independently and in demanding environments, while demonstrating positive interactions with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Coordinates admissions/transfers with the Bed Control department, Physicians' offices, and units within the hospital by the assignment of the appropriate ready bed. Responsible for coordinating and obtaining bed assignments for all internal patients (ED, PACU, ICU, etc.) and all other units within the hospital to ensure proper bed placement.Assist in account corrections for erroneous patient movements within the electronic medical record system.Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards.(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation:High school diploma/GED; Associates degree preferredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations Required:Obtain certification in CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate through NAHAM - National Association of Healthcare Access Management within 16 months of employment.Experience:Three (3) or more years' experience in a hospital/healthcare environment with experience in coordinating and managing patient flow activities and accurate bed placement to support the delivery of patient care ORThree (3) or more years' experience in a patient access/registration roleAt least five (5) years of customer service experience required.Medical terminology a plusKnowledge + Skills:Sound judgment and critical thinkingAbility to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in an intense environmentStrong organization and follow-through skillsAccuracy and attention to detailStrong customer service and interpersonal skillsStrong communication skillsMust be flexible and able to function within a teamAbility to maintain composure in stressful circumstancesBasic computer skills and/or facility to learn computer skills required for MS Outlook, Epic

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , Patient Access Specialist: Sa + Sun 7a-7:30p, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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