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Experience Specialist- Cardiology Main St Clinic

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Experience Specialists reflect a commitment to Carle Health's values and play a vital role in the experience of our patients, families, and visitors. As a central point of contact, the Experience Specialist creates meaningful first and lasting impressions and serve as a liaison between patients/families/visitors and members of the health care team to address questions, provide non-medical information and to simply help patients/families/visitors navigate their healthcare experience.




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

H.S. Diploma/GED in High School or Vocational School graduate

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to effectively enter information into a variety of computer programs.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to interact effectively with physicians, health care team members, individuals, and members of their support systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, education, and lifestyle backgrounds.
  • Writes, reads, comprehends, and speaks fluent English.
  • Multicultural sensitivity
  • Microsoft Office - basic computer skills.
  • Customer/patient focused.
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Customer Service

    • Smile and greet patients, families, and visitors with a warm welcome, proactively communicate with the patient which includes listening with empathy and intent to understand and provides patients and families opportunities to ask questions.
    • Collaborate with and report patient/family concerns to appropriate team members as needed and assist with resolution of concerns.
    • Consults with members of the healthcare team and provides updates and other information to patients and families.
    • Answer telephone calls in a clear, courteous, caring, calm and professional manner.
    • Screen calls by urgency and route calls promptly, accurately, and professionally to appropriate party.
    • Make, cancel, and reschedule patient appointments maintaining appointment schedule according to office procedure.
    • Support all digital communication to patients with the highest level of service and professionalism, while remaining compliant with regulations and documented processes.
    • Individuals will be responsible for helping deliver timely and accurate information to ensure a positive patient experience.
    • Gather, verify, and enter demographic and insurance information on new and established patients necessary for completion of electronic health record and insurance claim processing at each patient visit on patient accounting system.
    • Assist with proactive charge capture along with billing accuracy for providers and patients.
    • Collect payments, issue receipts, and reconcile daily receivable activity to prepare for daily deposits.
    • Open and/or close the clinic following specified guidelines of individual clinic.
    • Collaborates with appropriate support services to ensure the environment is clean and welcoming.
    • Demonstrates effective and caring communication skills and telephone techniques and etiquette.
    • Interacts with patients, families, visitors, and team members in a positive and supportive manner with sensitivity to cultural differences.

    Administrative/Clerical Support

    • Work independently and responsible for timely completion of assigned functions.
    • Be aware of what is happening in the clinic department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization's intranet site.
    • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
    • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
    • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
    • Monitor environmental conditions to secure protected health information.
    • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
    • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
    • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.