Patient Access Specialist

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Cancer Center
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
8:00am-4:30pm M-F
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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SUMMARY - Responsible for the scheduling of procedures for various departments with minimal phone wait times. Has the ability to manage multiple processes including phone, fax, walk-in appointments and computer systems. Ability to multi-task, think critically, problem-solve, move quickly between varying skill sets, and display consistent Humankindness throughout all interactions. Performs complex customer service duties, including but not limited to registration, scheduling, handling/processing inbound and outbound patient referrals, and telephone calls. This representative will handle information from referring physicians, potential patients, exiting patients and members of the community and internal clinical teams.



One year of customer service experience or industry experience in a health care setting.

Two years of clinical experience working with patients, such as a medical assistant, CNA, practical nurse or other clinical patient care position.


Excellent organization, interpersonal, communication/phone etiquette, and technical phone skills. Computer knowledge and proficiency in MS office, E-mail and internet, and be able to learn to use new software as it relates to the position.



MA cert, CNA, LPN

Oncology experience

Medical record knowledge


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