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Patient Access Representative I (Outpatient Registration)

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Job Description Summary

The Patient Registration Representative serves as the initial point of contact for patients.

Under general supervision and reporting to the Patient Access Services Supervisor, the Patient Access Services Representative provides high level customer service while facilitating accurate and timely completion of registration verifying and preparing all patient accounts for inpatient and outpatient billing to maximize payment for Hospital and Clinic services.

This position reviews and verifies all payment methods available (insurance, self-pay, agency) and patient/insurance information. This role works with patients to set up payment arrangements and to arrange/apply for assistance programs.

Assists in collecting copayments and deductibles and solves basic billing inquiries.

MUSC Health is a leading academic health system offering a robust and comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan options, wellness resources, and more.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC002342 SYS - Outpatient Registration

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Job Description

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.

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.

Salary ranging -$29,472 (low-range) - $38,318 (mid-range)

Additional 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.

Speaking ability sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person or over the telephone.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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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