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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.
Responsible for providing outstanding and professional customer service to ensure efficiency and promote a positive patient experience. This position reports to a Team Lead, Site Manager or Practice Manager.
Greets and registers arriving patients, completes registration forms and verifies insurance
Answers incoming calls, evaluates priority, and directs calls according to the urgency and subject matter
Mails information to new patients prior to visit in accordance with department policies, and enters / updates patient demographics
Collects co-payments and office charges as needed and explains office payment billing policies to patients
Schedules new patient appointments, and informs patients of essential preparation requirements prior to visit (referrals, x-rays, medical reports, etc.)
Ensures that office appointment schedule is coordinated with physician activities through the medical assistant
Reviews daily Televox report of appointment confirmations to ensure accurate schedule and appropriate communications with patients
Schedules follow-up appointments and associated testing, documents these appointments and completes the necessary requisition forms and pre-cert exams
Defines and resolves patient/physician issues/problems, bringing concerns to team lead or manager as necessary
Reconciles super bills, co-pays and walk-in payments at the end of each session, and refers payment and insurance problems to Billing Department
Keeps inventory of office supplies and orders supplies and maintains a clean waiting room
Provides back-up support to other front desk staff and performs other related duties in support of efficient operations
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Relevant experience in a fast-paced medical office highly preferred.
Epic experience preferred.
Positive, customer-focused approach, with commitment to providing excellent patient care.
Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment juggling multiple competing tasks and demands.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate in other languages highly desirable.
Strong computer skills. Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Basic working knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to travel independently to satellite offices with or without advanced notice.
Strong working knowledge of insurance requirements.
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