Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!
ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition(r).
We are currently seeking an Access Coordinator for a12 Hours per week role (Every Friday 7AM-7:30PM) for the Pediatric Center/Emergency Dept. This position promotes proactive patient access activities and collaborates with physicians/offices, patients and interdepartmental staff to ensure a seamless delivery of patient care and appropriate fiscal management of the encounter.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs daily operational activities (registration/verification) as associated with accurately and efficiently managing patient encounters.
Registration of encounters as dictated to meet the clinical/fiscals need of the patient and institution.
Maintains a solid working knowledge base of third party specifics relative to area of practice.
Coordinates patient care activities with insurance companies, care managers and physician office staff to minimize financial risk and maximize delivery of patient care.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established safety rules and practices.
Reports any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors in a timely manner.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate degree in Business/Medical related field.
Two years experience in a medical, financial or marketing institution.
Previous insurance or third party experience is preferred.
Ability to manage multiple software/websites simultaneously.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.