• Medical Receptionist - East Valley

    Job ID
    2019-92345
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Thoracic Disease
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Monday-Friday (8am - 5pm)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY - Our Medical Receptionist Senior is the first point of service for our patients coming into the practice and is responsible for greeting, registering and scheduling patient appointments. Responsible for verifying insurance eligibility and benefits. Collects co-payments and obtains routine financial information from various sources to obtain payment plan arrangements and Medicare coverage. He/she also answers the phone and acts as a primary source of information to patients in the waiting area. Obtains complex financial information regarding patients from various sources to obtain payment plan agreements, charity care, Medicare coverage, alternative financing and verifies coverage. May obtain prior authorizations for office visits and/or testing. May enter charge entry data as required. Other duties as assigned.

     

    **This position is based out of Chandler, Arizona

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM

    High School Diploma / GED

    Basic computer skills

    Outlook and Windows based programs

     

    PREFERRED

    Previous medical office and / or insurance experience

    Bilingual (Spanish) skills

     

     

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