Patient Service Representative (OR)

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Company: Mercy

Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Published on 2021-11-22T22:10:15.000000Z


The Patient Care Services PSR, collaboration with unit leadership, coordinates the daily operations of the nursing station, maintaining continuous awareness of unit operations and potential issues. Maintains the efficient flow of patients, visitors, other staff, and information on the patient care area. Provides direct clerical and administrative support to the patient care department and collaborates as needed with other department to maintain smooth operation of the unit. He/She pro-actively demonstrates appropriate customer service and hospitality practices to enhance the perception of all customers of the department as a healing and compassionate environment for both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

The Patient Service Representative position in the physician practice provides clerical support to the practice and providers on a regular basis. The PSR is responsible for appropriate management of the physician schedule, assist callers and visitors to the office, patient registration, charge entry, end of day reconciliation, obtaining payments from patients, and collects referrals and surgical authorizations. The PSR is to provide excellent customer service using professionalism and proficiency. Must be a person who pays attention to detail and likes to be a team player. This position is cross trained for and fills in for other members of the team as needed.


Specific Care Provided For: Adolescents Adults Geriatrics


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel  Microsoft Outlook  Meditech (if applicable to position) Epic (if applicable to position)  Performance Manager/NetLearning Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public. Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. 


Other Requirements: Computer skills, customer service, organization, paying attention to detail, accurate in data entry, ability to work as a team member, answer multiple phone lines (multi task with a pleasant manner), and get along with other co-workers. Certificate of completion of medical terminology course preferred or proven expertise in medical terminology. Must be able to type a minimum of 40 wpm, with 55 wpm preferred.


Education and Work Experience: High School Diploma or GED Required: 1-2 Years experience in healthcare setting Preferred: 3-5 years experience in related field or specialty practice

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