Instructional Support Assistant, Customer Service Center, Department of Laboratories (per-diem)
Instructional Support Assistant, Customer Service Center, Department of Laboratories (per-diem)-1702164
Duties of a Instructional Support Assistant in the Patient Service Center for the Department of Laboratories may include the following but are not limited to:
- Will provide information to patients, hospital staff, community physicians, agency and institutional clients related to laboratory testing, specimen collection, laboratory services, result reporting and specimen tracking. This includes daily faxing and sending of laboratory reports.
- Will provide patient services to include LSARD and outpatient registration processes. These functions include knowledge of insurance providers, billing codes, order entry, Sunquest laboratory information systems, result reporting, crediting functions and discharging per University Hospital policies and procedures to conform to regulatory agency mandates which ICD-10 CM billing codes, medical necessity and medicare questionnaires.
- Will handle all processing of biological specimens in the optimal way to assure specimen integrity and maintain all safety regulations as per established procedures.
- Must demonstrate competency with both Department of Laboratories Information System, Sunquest and Cerner patient management systems.
- Will assist all clients with problem resolution and provide prompt and accurate resolutions to service issues, testing problems and billing concerns.
- Will maintain all records and patient files in accordance with University Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. These will include regulatory agency mandates of labs from NYSDOH, CAP and JCAHO, etc.
- Will act as a liaison for courier services, to identify concerns and help arrange these services to meet departmental needs.
- At times, may be required to perform phlebotomy and specimen collection procedures to insure proper collection and processing of patient specimens per established standards.
- Will maintain adequate supplies and alternate stock to obtain maximum benefits, will order and distribute supplies to outreach clients.
- Will maintain all measures of quality control as related to the patient and customer services centers.
- Will willingly rotate between the Customer Service Center, the Patient Service Center, and off-site areas and work hours to meet departmental needs.
Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree and one year customer service experience in a clinical healthcare setting. In lieu of degree, two years administrative experience to include one year customer service experience in a clinical healthcare setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Phlebotomist experience. Knowledge of patient registration procedures, regulatory and compliance mandates, insurance providers and billing information. Knowledge of hospital and/or laboratory computer systems.
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Department of Laboratories, Customer Service Center-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Variable per diem/variable hoursDepartment of Laboratories, Customer Service Center-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Aug 1, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 31, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1