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Cedars-Sinai Patient Service Representative II - Heart Institute Ambulatory (Congenital Heart Program) - Full-Time in Los Angeles, California

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Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career move.

As a Patient Service Representative, you will support a highly respected physician and clinical staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of administrative and patient-focused tasks to maintain a smooth and efficient front office workflow.

The Heart Institute Ambulatory department is seeking for a highly motivated Patient Service Representative II to provide administrative support and contribute to our mission of providing word-class health care and the best quality service to our patients and communities. We invite you to consider this exciting opportunity and provide us with an opportunity to learn more about you and your skills!

About the Team

Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to an increasing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.

About the Role

The Patient Service Representative II provides clerical and administrative support/duties while handling high volume of patient coordination and complex scheduling in the licensed clinics.

The Patient Service Representative II (PSR II), following established practices, policies and guidelines, provides clerical and administrative support/duties while handling high volume of patient coordination and complex scheduling in the licensed clinics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The incumbent will be cross-trained to cover multiple providers and is a resource.

Duties may include: answering incoming telephone calls; scheduling and authorization for appointments, coordination of procedures/tests and other ancillary services; patient check-out and rescheduling of follow-up appointments; training for new PSRs, insurance verification functions; chart/medical records preparation; and sorting and deposition of mail and patient information.

This PSR II must function at a high-level and have a thorough understanding of the PSR role. Applies a detailed knowledge of the areas of assigned responsibility, and a general knowledge of the ambulatory/outpatient physician setting and its interrelation with the larger Health System organization. Operating within practices and procedures covered by precedents or well-defined policies and review of end results. Ensures the timely completion of work assignments in accord with established timelines.

Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities) we are looking for:

•High School Diploma/GED required.

•College Diploma preferred.

•General understanding of Medical Terminology, Medical Terminology coursework preferred.

•Minimum 2 years of experience working with insurance companies and obtaining authorizations in a medical office/hospital setting required.

•Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills for interacting with patients, payors, physicians and other CSHS customers.

•Knowledge and understanding of the organization, functions, policies and procedures of the outpatient physician clinic and the relationship with the larger Cedars-Sinai Health System and the ability to apply the knowledge to the work of the office and/or comparable experience.

•Experience demonstrating the ability to handle multiple tasks frequently with short timelines, to prioritize and organize work and to complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner.

•Ability to interact effectively with Directors, Managers, internal staff, patients, physicians and representatives of outside agencies.

•Demonstrated ability to work well as a team player and independently.

•English language proficiency. Being bilingual is helpful!

Physical demands:

Employee must be able to sit in front of a computer approximately 90% of their scheduled day to perform clerical and administrative functions.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.