Patient Access Representative, FT Weekend Nights in Los Alamos, NM at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center

$500.00 sign-on bonus available for this position, paid at 90 days from hire.

Los Alamos Medical Center is an outstanding place to work as we are committed to our quality initiatives and a culture of safety, are invested in the growth of our staff. We support ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, have a tuition reimbursement program, and extend numerous recognition programs to all of our staff. We focus on a family atmosphere.

Job Summary:

Performs receptionist, registration, and clerical duties associated with direct and scheduled patient admissions.

Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy.

Meets with patient or patient's caregiver before or after admission to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of process and addresses concerns and questions.

Communicates with admitting physician's office, nursing unit staff, and/or other appropriate personnel regarding admission to exchange necessary information and determine placement.

Verifies insurance benefits and obtains precertification/authorization as necessary. Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to financial counselors for follow up.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:  High school diploma or equivalent Required

Required Skills:  Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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