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Access Coordinator II

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Access Coordinator II

Requisition ID

2021-75953

Category

Administrative

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

ICE IGSL Magnetic Resonance Imaging IOP

Post End Date

11/1/2021

Overview

 

 

 

The Access Coordinator II will meet, greet, and assist the public, answer telephones and/or coordinate appointments, referrals, consults, tests and procedures.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Registration of patients, patient billing, verification of insurance coverage and responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payors.

Assist with hospital admissions and surgery scheduling.

Must be able to perform all duties of the Access Coordinator I and be able to support patient care activities as needed.

Other related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED.

Two (2) years of customer service or healthcare experience.

Computer/basic keyboard skills, professional telephone etiquette,and general knowledge of office machines including printers and scanners.

Competent in medical terminology within 3 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of basic medical terminology

Registration experience

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

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Physical Requirements

 

 

Stand: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Frequently

Taste or smell: Occasionally

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently

Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment

Noise Level: Moderate

Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity

Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3061414

Posted On: Sep 20, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021