Texas Health Resources Admissions Specialist - ER Admissions in Fort Worth, Texas

Admissions Specialist – ER Admissions

Texas Health Fort Worth seeks to hire an Admissions Specialist to work Full Time at their Emergency Room Admissions Department.

The address is 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104.

Salary range is Minimum: $14.37/hour – Maximum: $21.74/hour – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule:

Full Time; 36 hours/week; Night shift.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday; 6:30pm – 7:00am.

Must be able to attend 2-3 weeks orientation/training initially, during normal department business hours.

PLEASE NOTE:

This position is located inside the Emergency Room. It is a fast-paced environment that requires quick thinking when dealing with emergency situations. In this role, the Admissions Specialist will be exposed to various clinical/medical/other emergencies as patients arrive to the ER. Most of the shift will be spent on your feet as you register patients.

Job Description:

  • Accurately gathers complete financial and demographic information to ensure medical records/billing process flows efficiently.

  • Obtains and/or updates verification of benefits and/or pre-certification for applicable tests and/or procedures.

  • Prepares, presents, and thoroughly explains applicable legal, ethical, and compliance documents; ensures proper consents are signed by the appropriate parties. Maintains documentation of the same.

  • Maximizes reimbursement for services rendered by appropriately identifying insurance carrier, benefits, etc. Prevents denials by ensuring timely notification of admission to insurance carriers.

  • Assists patients in understanding financial obligations; collects co-payments, self-pay deposits, and patient balances to reduce Accounts Receivable.

  • Stays abreast of and complies with applicable regulations, entity and/or system policies and procedures. Maintains customer service and/or productivity guidelines set forth by applicable leadership.

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Why Texas Health Resources? Texas Health Highlights

• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1 year of related experience required.

  • Other hospital and physician office experience is helpful.

  • 2-3 years of hospital admissions experience is preferred.

  • Medical Insurance Verification experience preferred.

  • CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire.

Skills :

  • Ability to type, spell, write or print legibly with general knowledge of personal computers required.

  • Strong interpersonal communication, documentation and customer service skills required.

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology highly preferred.

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.