Job Details


Job Number: 529665
Categories: Administrative / Clerical Support
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Associates degree or two (2) years college or four (4) years of admitting and/or collections and three to four (3-4) years in admitting or as insurance coordinator in health care environment or one (1) year as senior or team lead is required.

Job Duties

Directs, develops, and guides staff. Ensures smooth patient flow and optimum turn around times. Reviews daily, performs and edits` necessary updates. Reports updates, corrections or system concerns. Addresses and implements changes impacting various process within Patient Access Department.
Leads, trains and motivates staff. Assists Manager with daily operations and department schedule. Assures staff coverage. Assumes supervisory decision making and accountability in absence of Director or Manager.
Registers and pre-registers patients for scheduled and unscheduled services, inpatient and outpatient procedures and emergency services with 98% accuracy rate. Maintains departmental productivity standards for PAS.
Interviews patients and/or their representative to obtain personal and demographic information or verify information already on file. Documents appropriate information on computer system based upon department documentation standards.
Verifies that patient has been properly identified to prevent multiple medical record numbers campus wide. Attains 98% accuracy rate. Maintains departmental productivity standards for PAS. Maintains adequate supply of forms, brochures and supplies used in Patient Access Services Department.
Performs accurate and timely deployment of legal, ethical and compliance consent forms and documents. Initiates Advance Directive process.
Initiates, obtains and or updates verification and pre-certification as appropriate for patient services for each patient account.
Coordinates accurate patient data to determine financial obligation. Collects insurance co-payments, deductible amounts, self-pay deposits and patient balances from patient and/or guarantor and documents on computer system based upon department documentation standards.
Works in collaborative manner with peers and other hospital departments. Attends and participates in meetings.
Maintains current policies and procedures. Assures compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations and assists Director with JCAHO preparation.
Assists manager in timely and accurate distribution and completion of relevant departmental reports. Tracks key performance indicators as designed by department Director. Completes special projects as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigend.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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