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Appointment CenterJob Summary
Under close supervision, serves customers by answering incoming calls utilizing Denver Health and Departmental policies/processes to resolve customer requests and directing calls to the appropriate area when necessary. Responsible for effectively screening/identifying customer requirements and taking appropriate action based on this information. Provides assistance to Denver Health staff by collecting demographic, medical complaint and key information required to facilitate appropriate patient care and call resolution. Completes computerized patient scheduling, collection of comprehensive demographic and insurance information required to facilitate timely and accurate billing of services, obtainment of pre certification authorization and benefit information necessary for payment
Answers all calls in a courteous, respectful and helpful manner utilizing interpretation services to facilitate customer communications; performs information lookups using all sources of data to provide rapid, accurate call resolution. Fulfills internal and external customer requests by clarifying desired information, utilizing Denver Health resources to complete transactions, forwarding requests when appropriate. (20%)
Understands standardized scheduling, rescheduling, and cancellation guidelines. Schedules to appropriate provider according to patient request, provider direction, and availability according to preset approved scheduling guidelines. 12. Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, completes activity reports and communications upon request for various Departmental functions and initiatives; keeps equipment operational by following established procedures and reporting malfunctions. (20%)
Determines requirements by working with customers; answers inquiries by clarifying desired information, researching, locating and providing information; taking action based on this information either to resolve the customer's request or transfer appropriately. (15%)
Resolves customer problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implementing solutions; escalating unresolved problems. (15%)
Educates customers on additional services by recognizing opportunities to enhance the customers experience and meet their needs; informs and guides patients to resources. (15%)
Proficient in gathering, verifying and updating demographic, financial, guarantor, insurance and patient information for new and existing patients within the practice management/electronic health record and various Denver Health computer applications. (15%)
High School Diploma or GED Required
1-3 years Two years customer service or healthcare experience Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Familiar with a variety of healthcare concepts, practices, and procedures.
Excellent customer focus/service, people skills, listening, verbal and written communication, problem solving and multitasking skills.
Knowledge of standardized scheduling, canceling, rescheduling, attendance procedures.
Knowledge of Commercial Insurance referral and authorization process is preferred.
Ability to perform basic math.
Able to type 40wpm.
Possess knowledge of PC applications (NT, Windows), healthcare applications and phone systems.
$19.23 - $25.96 / hr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.