Ambulatory Services Rep I

 
Position: Ambulatory Services Rep I

Job ID: 152991

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCWS Physician-Espana

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  

Summary:

We are searching for an Ambulatory Services Representative I - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide excellent customer service as the first contact for patients, providers, and staff accessing ambulatory clinics. You will expedite the outpatient check-in and checkout processes by reviewing appointment statuses using the electronic appointment system to view information regarding appointment, insurance, and history. Additionally, you will collect pre-visit payments and communicate with the clinic liaison regarding factors impacting the patient visit and general clinic-patient flow.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Promotes customer service in the clinic
  • Facilitates the appointment check-in procedure
  • Transacts, maintains, and reports the balance and activity of up-front collections and petty cash funds with 98% accuracy
  • Obtains signatures on required documents
  • Performs order entry and schedules ancillary testing for patients as ordered by the provider
  • Completes checkout for patients and families
  • Assists with operations for clinical floors


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years medical or business office experience
  • A college degree preferred
  • Experience in a healthcare setting or customer service focused industry preferred
  • Knowledge of the managed care industry, appointment scheduling, related medical terminology, and customer service concepts
  • Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer and basic office equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good time management skills and provide excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to demonstrate quick decision-making and self-initiated work behaviors
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred


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