DUTIES: The Department of Patient Access at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant II. Responsibilities and duties will include: - Interviews and verifies demographic, biographic, and financial information with the patient and/or family members in order to complete a registration using the Eagle Database System. - Verify insurance eligibility of all patients through EMEV (Medicaid), MCVR (Medicare), EBLC (Blue Cross), and Relay (for all commercial insurances). - Distribute information relating to patient's rights and the HIPAA privacy law. Obtain patients signatures on all necessary forms authorizing consent and acknowledging receipt. - Reconcile all patient charts. - Assist patients or family members with inquiries. - Admit patients utilizing the Orchestrate system. Convert an Outpatient Registration to Inpatient. Assign beds to all admitted patients. Perform Bed Transfers in Eagle to ensure patient is in correct room so physician can locate patient in Health Bridge. - Adhere to all Regulatory Standards. - Attend all Registration Meeting and complete all training in a timely manner. - Order laboratory test utilizing the Cerner database and retrieve results upon request. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor's Degree with at least one year of hospital-based experience preferred. - Good communication skills & computer literacy highly desirable. - Knowledge of third-party billing in Managed care plus. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission. Hours of work: Variable; Hours per week; Variable Days; Hours per week: 37.5Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 56795
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.