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Patient Access Representative

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Sales & Business Development
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • R-0000008291
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Patient Access, Records, Health Information, Medical Records, and Coding
  • Business Operations
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

job Under the supervision of the Patient Access Services Supervisor, the Patient Registration Representative serves as the initial point of contact for patients. Facilitates accurate and timely completion of registration and distributes all paperwork necessary for patient care. Works closely with physicians and nurses to provide optimal ambulatory health care. Applies guest relations policies to patients, physicians and co-workers.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC002342 SYS - Outpatient Registration

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Job Description

High school diploma and two years of administrative experience or Associate's degree and one year medical experience or a Bachelor's degree; previous healthcare experience preferred. Typing speed of 25CWPM and computer experience required. EPIC, Medical Terminology, and knowledge of insurance preferred. Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and guest relations. Continuously seeks self-improvement through various programs and opportunities offered by the Medical Center and UMA (e.g. Human Resources, Information Systems, UPDATES, Administrative Services, Quality Improvement, etc.). Maintains Age Specific Competency based on the age and developmental stage of the patient population for their service. Position requires ability to operate equipment including, but not limited to, computers, printers, fax machines, multi-line phone system, and typewriter. Speaking ability sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person or over the telephone.

Additional Job Description

Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous)
*Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions)
*Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions
*Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Co

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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