Job Description

Extended Job Title
Patient Services Specialist (Surgery)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
This position is responsible for assuring smooth operation of the clinic patient flow. Employees serve as primary contacts for patients and are responsible for scheduling appointments, preparing necessary paperwork before the patient visits, receiving patients, and maintaining records. In addition, this position is responsible for processing charges for clinic services, filing insurance claims, responding to requests for information from patients and insurance companies and maintaining related information for the department. Employees may have cash handling responsibilities.

Requisition ID
29266BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Prepares and updates patient information
  • Responsible for responding courteously and efficiently to all incoming calls and schedules patients in the CB Appointment system at a secondary level
  • Prepares daily schedule of patient appointments and notifies clinical staff of changes
  • Responsible to reschedule missed appointments at Provider’s request.  Responsible for setting up follow up appointments
  • Responsible for maintaining patient abreast of their insurance coverage information
  • Responsible for collecting payments from patients
  • Responsible for processing and arriving patients into the appropriate outpatient clinic
  • Upon request, coordinates information pertaining to prescriptions, refills, lab reports, etc. with physician and patients
  • Performs related job functions to meet departmental goals and objectives


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Must have computer skills to maneuver through the system


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Surgery Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Information and Records Clerks

Occasional Duties
  • Assists patient with applications and insurance forms as indicated


Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • A High School diploma or GED
  • 1-year Customer Service, office or related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for the experience requirement


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
YN, HM

Air Force Specialty Code
3A1X1, 4A0X1

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code
0111

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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