PATIENT ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is a proud member of Catholic Health and has served the residents of the Smithtown area for more than 50 years. St. Catherine's is located on the north shore of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of a 296-bed not-for-profit community hospital; a 240-bed nursing and rehabilitation care center; and a 60,000 square foot medical office building. Our nurses, physicians and support staff are devoted to providing advanced health care in an environment of compassion to our patients, their families and our community. Our Mission is to create an environment of healing and compassion, to offer care to those in need and to provide a spirit of mutual respect while upholding our religious mission.
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is dedicated to providing a supportive environment, committed to the highest standards of patient care, where health care professionals can develop their expertise and strengthen their credentials. Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes – to every patient, every time.
PATIENT ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in the team approach within Admitting to provide a comprehensive, coordinated and seamless service to patients. Assists the patient through the registration process, obtains current and accurate demographic and insurance information. Validates status of insurance and determines amount to be covered by private carrier. Makes appropriate referrals to assist the uninsured population. Collects required fees and co-pays. Verifies participation in managed care programs as well as authorization for hospital service with primary care provider. Schedules all ordered testing for outpatients and pre-surgical encounters.
High school diploma or GED equivalency required. Associates degree or business school preferred. Minimum of 2 years in a doctor's office or Admitting Dept. preferred.
Computer literacy, good keyboard skills, proficiency in medical terminology preferred. Spanish speaking preferred.
At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.