As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County. <br /><br />Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Patient Access Lead who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. <br /><br />Qualified candidates will possess:<br /><br />• Minimum of 5 years' experience within a healthcare environment. Can include insurer or public health setting as well.<br />• At least 5 years' experience in patient registration and/or eligibility and benefits. <br />• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.<br />• Must maintain a high level confidentiality <br />• Must work well in stressful environments without compromising quality and accuracy.<br />• Strong Customer Service skills<br />• Ability to participate in an environment that promotes staff development, productivity, satisfaction and efficiency<br />• PC skills in a Windows environment are required. Knowledge and utilization of desktop applications to include Word and Excel is helpful.<br />• Ability to initiate and follow through on projects and work independently.<br />• Strong written and verbal communication skills.<br /><br />Duties:<br /><br />• Completes follow-up in accordance to department policy.<br />• Escalate appropriate issues to management<br />• Verify accuracy of all insurance information <br />• Conducts patient account assessments<br />• Verify insurance eligibility for all patients<br />• Attempt to ensure patient liabilities are paid in full at time of service. <br />• Communication clearly to patient or patient designee, insurance coverages/benefits, patient financial obligations, and impact of unpaid services<br />• Coordinates bed placement according to hospital guidelines and/or given staffing guidelines.<br />• Other duties as assigned<br /><br />At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:<br /><br />• Work life balance through non rotating shifts<br />• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise<br />• Free Employee parking<br />• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)<br />• 100% Coverage for inpatient care – at Adventist HealthCare facilities<br />• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide – after copay<br /><br />Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.<br /><br />Work Schedule:<br /><br />Full-time Morning/Evening Split hours from 1030 am to 7 pm working rotating weekends and other shifts based on the needs of the department.<br /><br /><b>Tobacco Statement</b><br /><br />Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.<br /><br />Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.<br /><br /><b>Equal Employment Opportunity</b><br /><br />Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.