Patient Relations Assistant/UKHC

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Patient Relations Assistant/UKHC Requisition Number RE16943 Working Title Patient Relations Assistant Department Name H3020:Admitting and Registration Services Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 06 Salary Range $13.58-21.06/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies Required Related Experience

3.5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements for this position include regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motion (such as typing); walking including pushing, pulling, and/or lifting up to 10lbs and occasional pushing, pulling, and/or lifting objects up to 50lbs. The conditions of work may involve regular exposure to loud noises, intermittent exposure to blood borne/airborne pathogens and combative/violent people, and occasional exposure to cuts and punctures.

Shift

11pm-7am Thursday, Friday, Saturday , Sunday position.

Job Summary

The Patient Relations Assistant is responsible for admitting and registration of patients to UK HealthCare for the Emergency Department, as well as Outpatient and Inpatient services. They will identify opportunities to provide a positive customer experience by monitoring wait times, resolve patient complaints, and collaborate to prevent and resolve service failure process problems; communicate with insurance providers to verify coverage and benefits; work closely with medical, ancillary, and clerical staff in a clinical setting; collect co-pays and payments from patients; and maintain HIPAA compliance regarding release of patient information. Includes other clerical and medical records tasks as needed. Please apply for any and all positions you feel qualified. If you do not apply for a specific position, you cannot be considered for the position.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have extensive customer service experience and able to communicate in a calm and helpful manner during stressful and/or crisis situations. Should have the ability to pay high attention to detail; work with a teamwork mindset; have data entry skills and respect for confidentiality; be able to prioritize tasks efficiently; and work in multiple systems simultaneously.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Proven track record of providing exceptional customer service and 3.5 years experience in medical office work preferred. Prior patient registration and insurance verification experience highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/23/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In what capacity have you had patient contact? For example, working in a clinic or hospital, registering patients, etc. Please address how your work experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have any co-pay, cash handling, or collections experience? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working with medical insurance?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of clerical registration experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * How many years of customer service experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

     

     

     

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