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Patient Account Representative

Patient Account Representative

Job ID 
2017-1235
Job Locations 
US-FL-Tampa
Category 
Administrative/Clerical
Type 
Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established AND growing integrated health organization with multiple sites in Texas and Florida. Our team of talented professionals covers the non-medical side of healthcare so our doctors can simply focus on providing the best patient care.

***We are looking for experienced Patient Account Specialists to join our clinical Patient Account Team. This will be a fun, fast-paced, and competitive yet team oriented environment.  We need energetic, self-motivated, and enthusiastic teammates.  By just doing what you do best, you will help patients receive better care and reach better outcomes at PPOA.***

Excellent Benefits:

Attractive compensation commensurate with experience.

Low employee contributions for Medical Premiums, Dental and Vision Plans (for Employee and Dependents), Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

Paid holidays, PTO, 401k Plan

Continuing education and professional membership allowances

 

Responsibilities

  • Collect past due balances from patients over the phone
  • Respond promptly to patient inquiries with clear communication and high-quality service
  • Conduct duties with empathy, support, respect, and professionalism at the core of every interaction
  • Evaluate and identify priority accounts
  • Document collection activity, post adjustments, and ensure balance accuracy for clinical staff to reference
  • Resolve billing discrepancies in timely manner
  • Protect patients’ confidentiality
  • Handle a high volume of in and outbound calls to meet the needs of our patients

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate would have a combination of:

  • Prior call center sales, collections & negotiations, or customer service experience
  • Healthcare collection/billing reimbursement experience
  • A driven and competitive yet compassionate personality.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills that enable PPOA to be positively represented to patients
  • Strong computer skills with experience working in CRM’s, EHR’s, Practice Management Systems, Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Experience multi-tasking and working in multiple systems while fielding customer/patient inquiries.