Patient Access Call Center Representative Remote USA goood 2024


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  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account

Full job description

Patient Access – Patient Access Call Center /
Full-Time /
The vision of Clinical Health Network for Transformation (CHN) is to better fulfill the mission and promise of Planned Parenthood to bring high-quality, affordable care to every member of our communities. CHN is a collaboration between Planned Parenthood affiliates across the United States.
CHN is looking for individuals who are committed to supporting our shared goal of strengthening and enhancing our awareness and commitment to advancing the cause of health and race equity in our organization.
The primary responsibility of a Patient Access Representative (PAR) is to represent Clinical Health Network for Transformation (CHN) to consumers in a friendly, positive, and effective manner. The PAR will be responsible for successfully fielding and resolving a large volume of inquiries via phone and other potential contact methods within the Patient Access Center. This will include following communication scripts, scheduling appointments, verifying patient insurance, pre-registering patients for their appointments, screening for alternate funding sources, properly advising patients of service estimates and performing other tasks that allow patients to visit their health center seamlessly. The PAR will be responsible for evaluating all requirements to ensure that appropriate information has been obtained. The PAR will need to provide exceptional customer service, treating all callers with dignity and respect and striving to anticipate and meet their needs. Working collaboratively with other Patient Access Center team members, PARs will strive to achieve quality and performance standards defined in training and leadership communications. The PAR reports directly to the Patient Access Manager.

Qualifications and Experience (Required)

High school diploma or equivalent experience

Patient Access Call Center Representative Remote USA
Patient Access Call Center Representative Remote USA
    • Strong phone and verbal communication skills along with active listeningCustomer focus and adaptability to different personality typesAbility to multi-task, set priorities, and manage time effectivelyAbility to work a flexible work scheduleEnglish language proficiencyDemonstrated dedication to Planned Parenthood’s mission, vision, and value

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Qualifications and Experience (Preferred)

Bilingual (English/ Spanish

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    • One year of experience in contact centers, pre-access, patient access, admissions or hospital business office, or physician practice office or equivalent customer service experienc

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    • Familiarity with call center systems and practicesAssociate degree, or equivalent experienceSecondary language proficienc

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Work Location, Hours and Equipment

100% fully remote in the U.S

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    • Available to work full-time (37.5 hours/ week) Monday – Saturday between the hours of 8 AM – 6 PM Eastern Time; additional hours as neede

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    • Must have a dedicated workspace conducive to maintaining HIPAA compliance, confidentiality, and providing exceptional customer servic

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    • Company provided laptop, monitor, and headse

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Essential Functions

Demonstrate proficiency navigating systems, working with complex workflows, managing telephone calls, online requests, and/or faxes and other contact channels

      • Answer incoming calls professionally and seek to assist the patient however possibleMaintain a positive, welcoming attitude in all patient interactionsOffer prompt assistance to patients for a variety of services, including:Registering new patients into the EHR systemBooking, canceling, and rescheduling appointments for reproductive healthcare, including abortion servicesInputting and updating insurance informationRelaying patient communications to providerProviding patients with pre-visit instructions as neededTransferring calls to appropriate nurse advice staff when necessaryAssist patients with identifying a provider and appointment that is appropriate for their careUse EHR systems effectively to guide the patient’s careScreen patient for financial support using real-time eligibility (RTE), while escalating more complex questionsContact patients to notify when visits are canceled or rescheduledPlace the patient first in all interactions, including adhering to all HIPAA guidelines and regulationsProvide training, support, and mentoring to colleaguesWork with supervisors to achieve the established performance metric standardsUse the phone system to track activitiesParticipate in ongoing training and quality assurance exercisesAdhere to all established workflows, scripting, and department greetingsMeet performance goals for patient experience, quality, productivity, and all performance metricsParticipate in special projects and performs other duties as assignedDemonstrate a commitment to CHN and Planned Parenthood’s mission related to health equity, especially centering racial equity, and deep sense of accountability to communityDemonstrate a commitment to learning about and enhancing practices related to racial equity and the impact of structural racism on healthcare systemsWork and build trust across cultural differences
The above duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, and this job description can be amended at any time.

Key Requirements

Commitment to advancing race (+) equity in one’s work: interested in expanding knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in our society

    • Awareness of multiple group identities and their dynamics, bringing a high level of self-awareness about personal identity, empathy, and humility to interpersonal interactionsDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and directly as well as hear and act on feedback related to identity and equity with the aim to learnStrong sense of accountability to equitable practicesUnderstanding of the impact of identity dynamics on organizational cultureCommitment to CHN and Planned Parenthood’s In This Together service ethos, workplace values, and service standard

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Total Rewards. CHN provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits; some highlights include the following.
  • Above Position Compensation Range: $16.63/hour (Minimum); goes up based on relevant experience
  • Additional differentials (Patient Access Hourly Positions Only); bilingual (Spanish/English) and weekend work
  • Geographic Differentials available for residences of NYC (Manhattan & Boroughs)
  • Health Care Coverage (Medical, Dental, & Vision); eligibility for full-time, regular employees on date of hire
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account
  • Short-Term Disability and Basic Life & AD&D Insurance provided by CHN
  • Voluntary elections for Long Term Disability and Additional Life & AD&D Insurance available at cost
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan, 3% employer match after one year of service
  • Paid Time Off Program includes accrual-based PTO and nine (9) paid Holidays
Clinical Health Network for Transformation (CHN) is an equal employment opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender and gender expression/identity, age, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, uniformed service member/veteran status, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values racial & social justice. We strongly encourage all persons to apply, including people of color and members of the LGBTQ community.

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