Front Office Specialist I- TCP POST OAK

 
Position: Front Office Specialist I- TCP POST OAK

Job ID: 158083

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP POST OAK

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network, with more than 300 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over 60 locations across Texas. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics (TCP) provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services close to home. TCP offers routine childhood immunizations, well visits, sick care, and other visits to support growing children and families. 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 a Front Office Specialist I – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position. You will gather information. You will also work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render population-appropriate care for low-acuity pediatric patients. Additionally, you will coordinate the referral process, enter accurate billing information into system, and transmit accurate claims.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Greets patients and visitors upon arrival utilizing Creating SMILES philosophies and AIDET principles.
  • Assists patients with check in/check out.
  • Answers telephone within three (3) rings and directs calls per practice protocol.
  • Documents complete and error free messages in telephone encounter and routes to appropriate area per practice protocol.
  • Keeps hold time to less than one (1) minute.
  • Receives less than three (3) customer service complaints during evaluation period.
  • Assists the patient, when requested, in the completion of forms or other requested documents.
  • Ensures all necessary patient forms are completed for the visit and scanned into electronic health record.
  • Communicates with patient, staff, and providers regarding arrivals, delays, and practice processes.
  • Alerts practice staff and provider of any changes or discrepancies in patient’s scheduled appointments.
  • Proactively approaches dissatisfied customers and implements customer service recovery measures.
  • Tasks are measured by observation of the evaluator and feedback from the providers.
  • Review billing information
  • Coordinate referrals
  • Schedule appointments
  • Monitor patient information and other practice data
  • Processes patient payments
  • Maintains integrity of electronic health record.


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ related experience required.
  • Bilingual fluent in English/Spanish preferred


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