Patient Access Representative in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 3/4/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible)
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:

Job Description

Job ID: 31509

Category: Administrative & Clerical

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Munster, IN


Under the general direction of the Director of Imaging Services, manages the pre-authorization and scheduling of imaging exams within the department.  Ascertains the patient’s needs and directs them accordingly.
Primary job responsibilities include the initiation of pre-authorization, pre-registration and scheduling processes for outpatient scheduled tests for Northwestern Imaging using the information system.  Contact insurance carriers to determine benefits and self-pay amounts due on outpatient scheduled tests prior to date of service.  Ensures that all third party payor requirements are met for all elective testing.
Maintains a high level of initiative, dependability, and motivation.  Communicates effectively and exhibits sound judgment in patient safety and treats all individuals with professionalism and respect.  Supports the Mission and Philosophy of the organization, recognizing the dignity and worth of human life in daily activities. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Medical terminology and health insurance knowledge including experience with Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care required.
  • 1 year business related experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in computer data/typing.  Ability to type 35 wpm.  Basic computer skills.
  • Excellent attitude, interpersonal skills and communication abilities necessary to interact with patients, physicians and other hospital associates.
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