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Ascension Health Patient Services Associate - Surgical Specialties in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Patient Services Associate -Surgical Specialties

Borgess North Professional Building - Ascension Medical Group Borgess - Kalamazoo, MI

Full-Time Day 40 Hours Weekly

8AM to 5PM Monday thru Friday

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Borgess,you will have the opportunity to workin a customer service capacity providing administrative and clerical support to patients and customers in an outpatient clinic and/or medical office setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and visitors, checks patients in and out, and obtains necessary documentation. Verifies and enters demographic information.

  • Obtains and verifies insurance authorizations/precertification. Completes medical record release requests and schedules/confirms patient appointments.

  • Enters, reviews and submits charges for patient procedures and services daily. Collects co-payments and reconciles all daily reports and deposits for accuracy.

  • Provides general office and clerical support to assigned out-patient/medical office.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with physicians, patients, insurance companies, visitors and other associates. Speaks clearly and concisely.

  • Skill and accuracy in handling currency. Operates computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machines, printer and photocopiers.

  • Concentrates and pays close attention to detail.

  • Monitors and reviews inventory levels and current usage trends. Prepares reports and other statistical data necessary for effective management decision making.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.

  • One to two years of experience in a physician's office or hospital setting preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

REQNUMBER: 314928-1A

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