Supv-Patient Access - Supv-Patient Access 330pm-12am

  • Ochsner Rush Health
  • Meridian, MS
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Administration/Operations

Job Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! 

This job supervises the Patient Access functions. Monitors and manages patient flow to minimize patient wait times. This job performs duties to support and supervise the Patient Access functions while monitoring productivity and reporting statistics to leadership.

Education

Required - High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred - Bachelor's degree.

Work Experience

Required - 7 years of customer service experience including related hospital, clinic, medical office, business services/revenue cycle, front line registration, financial counseling, banking, hotel, retail and/or customer service related experience;

OR

2 years of customer service experience with a bachelor’s degree.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Computer skills and dexterity for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills and self-direction.
  • Good judgment skills in handling difficult situations.
  • Good organizational, time management, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities and work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Job Duties

  • Manages staff performance and productivity while ensuring adherence to departmental customer service initiatives by performing audits on staff performance.
  • Works with leadership to establish monthly departmental goals based on key metrics and develops team initiatives and goals.
  • Manages patient flow and adjusts staffing according to volume to minimize patient wait times.
  • Facilitates conflict mitigation within and across departments; identifies, communicates, and removes barriers to departmental performance.
  • Manages staff schedules to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Interviews and recommends candidates for hire and coordinates training to develop staff.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.
Must be able to sit and for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

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