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Customer Care Associate (Outpatient) Orthopedics - Full Time - Adventist Health Howard Memorial - Willits, CA

Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Willits
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Nestled at the western edge of Little Lake Valley in Willits, California, Adventist Health Howard Memorial features key services including 24-hour emergency care, intensive care, surgery, an orthopedic joint center, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, to name a few. It is also the first hospital to pilot-test the AMA's 2017 Healthy Food Options in Hospitals policy. Howard Hospital's Nutrition team is serving wellness daily, with fresh fruits and vegetables from the hospital's Commonwealth garden in partnership with the Howard Foundation.

A charming rural town, Willits is considered the "Gateway to the Redwoods" nestled among majestic redwood trees and close to the coastal towns of Fort Bragg and Mendocino. Home to excellent trails and nature areas for hikers, campers and bicyclists, Willits is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. It is also known as the home of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Customer Care Associate (Outpatient) who:

Performs general administrative duties and customer service. Assists in all aspects of front office functions to provide quality service to patients and staff. Provides communication, information, assistance and coordination for all customer requests in designated facility location. Provides patient care support. Maintains excellent customer service.

Essential Functions:

* Answers phone, takes messages and directs call to the appropriate person. Admits patients into clinic. Pulls charts, processes encounter forms, verifies insurance and patient information in computer. Makes appropriate updates, copies/scans insurance information for clinic registration. Prepares charts with appropriate forms necessary to complete the visit. Prepares and completes referrals for patients, obtaining authorizations, and assisting patients and physicians with referral coordination.
* Provides technical support services and functions under supervision of a clinician/specialty team. Provides back-up for admitting clerks as needed. Performs registration process, obtaining all pertinent demographic and insurance information required, including authorizations when necessary.
* Runs report(s) for overdue balances for next day appointments and relays via fax to clinics before next day. Monitors computer data for accounts needing collection interaction. Utilizes and updates departmental databases. Verifies insurance coverage and eligibility for all patients according to procedures. Coordinates and monitors insurance information for outpatient billing purposes. Verifies insurance coverage and eligibility for all patients according to procedures. Balances over-the-counter daily receipts. Opens and/or locks up the building.
* Performs quality control checks of general front desk and waiting areas to ensure hospital cleanliness. Keeps waiting rooms neat and orderly. Assists in cleaning rooms between cases according to established protocols. Opens and/or closes unit. Monitors daily level of stock supplies for assigned area of responsibility and ensures levels are adequate. Monitors panels for alarms and reports to appropriate department.
* Receives payments from patients. Balances cash drawer and credit card receipts. Manages office duties including money deposits to cashier, typing documents, entering data into the computer, medical record management and billing management. Collects statistics and manages data entry of daily charges. Monitors computer data for accounts needing collection interaction. Communicates to clinic leadership ideas to improve clinic operations. Participates in ongoing cross-services performance improvement teams.
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

* High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
* Associate's / Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Adventist Health NW, Santa Rosa , Customer Care Associate (Outpatient) Orthopedics - Full Time - Adventist Health Howard Memorial - Willits, CA, Other , Willits, California

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