As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The Patient Services Center Supervisor is responsible for providing guidance and mentoring of new and/or existing staff with daily work effort and proper handling of patient accounts. The Supervisor can have oversight of either or both the financial clearance and scheduling functions.
The Supervisor will provide coordination and management of the Patient Service Center Team to maximize quality of service. This includes monitoring, evaluating, and coaching Team members. The Supervisor is responsible for team member productivity in achieving Service Center standards such as service level, abandonment rate, work time, calls/accounts handled per day and customer service and any other metrics used in operating the center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Provides daily support/mentoring/training to new hires as well as existing PSC staff.
Develops a culture of service excellence by ensuring that the staff is consistent in delivering a positive customer service experience at all times
Acts as part of the management team to ensure that the group is meeting all operational goals, including but not limited to reviewing current POS collections, denials, daily metrics, compared to targets to drive staff awareness and discussion
Perform full patient financial clearance and/or scheduling as needed in order to maintain service level to provide exceptional customer service to patients
Responsible for the monitoring of daily activity and completion of performance and metric reports such as financial clearance or scheduling reports; also can perform special projects and reporting when assigned
Enforces departmental policies, practices, procedures and work rules in accordance with approved department and hospital policies and assists in the development and implementation of new policies according to hospital and corporate guidelines.
Participates in and coordinates daily team huddles to provide reminders, education and information and to sustain a culture of engagement, collaboration, staff appreciation and ongoing communication.
Answers inquiries and provides information to client/hospital directors, managers and staff as needed to assist with patient issues and follow-up. Provides assistance in managing escalated issues as needed.
If direct report positions are listed below, the following responsibilities will be performed in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Direct Reports (titles) Rep, PSC I; Rep, PSC II; Rep, PSC III; Rep, PSC Lead
Indirect Reports (titles) N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Thorough knowledge of computer systems in Health Care Information System
Knowledge of function and relationships within a hospital environment required
Customer service skills and experience
Ability to work in a production driven call-center environment
Familiarity with working with dual computer monitors (may be required to use dual monitors)
Must have basic typing ability
Must have working knowledge of Windows based computer environment
Ability to multitask in multiple systems (financial clearance and scheduling) simultaneously
Extensive multitasking ability
Ability to receive and express detailed information through oral and written communications
Course in Medical Terminology preferred
Understanding of Third Party Payor requirements required
Understanding of Compliance standards required
Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with both internal and external Clients that lead to more effective communication and a higher level of productivity and accuracy
Must be able to appropriately interpret physician orders, medical terminology and insurance cards while maintaining Conifer Standards of Care
Hold team members accountable for achievement in meeting the departmental goals and performance metrics, including timely completion of all educational and HR requirements
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
Required: High school diploma or GED
Preferred: 2 or 4-year college degree
Preferred:3-5 years of experience in a call center environment preferred
Preferred: 3-5 years of experience in healthcare industry
Preferred: 2 plus years in supervisory or lead role
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Ability to travel
Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office Work Environment
Job: Patient Access
Primary Location: Houston, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005621
About Conifer Health Solutions
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.