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Patient Coordinator-Internal Medicine-Freeport, NY-Full Time, Day-Offsite - United States

Patient Coordinator-Internal Medicine-Freeport, NY-Full Time, Day-Offsite 

The Offsite Patient Coordinator greets and establishes first contact with patients. This individual confirms and updates patient demographics, performs scheduling and verifies insurance as necessary to ensure that patients have appropriate insurance for physician they are seeing.

  • Greets patients either in person or via telephone, and update their insurance/demographics in the practice management system.
  • Assures that physician accepts insurance that patients present with. If not already done prior to visit, verify insurance prior to patients arrival or at minimum at time of arrival before visit.
  • Communicate with appropriate staff regarding patients arrival, and ensure that patients medical record is available for physician.
  • Processes/updates HIPAA-related paperwork and other institutional forms as necessary.
  • Collects or retrieves referrals or insurance authorizations as required.
  • Reviews status of waiting room on a routine basis and ensure that patients are kept advised of wait times.
  • Ensures that patient has paid co-pay or collects co-pay under direction of billing staff, providing patient with receipt following established cash-control processes.
  • Schedules patient for follow-up appointment as needed. Provide patient with guidelines for requesting medical records, if necessary.
  • May perform simple charge entry tasks or enter payments collected from patients and prepare Cashiers deposit. Note: duties are mutually exclusive and may not be performed by the same employee.
  • Answers phones for practice and schedule appointments
  • Follows all HIPAA and any other governmental or state agency requirements regarding the appropriate handling of PHI documents.
  • May initiate reminder phones calls for next day appointments.
  • Performs other related duties
  • High School graduate/GED.
  • 1 year physician practice experience
  • Must have a minimum of one week training on-site which will be provided by practice.
  • Prefer experience in a medical office setting, utilizing a computer system for physician scheduling.

 

 

Compensation Statement

 

The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for this role is $25.00 - $25.00 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

Non-Bargaining Unit, M83 - MSD Freeport OFFS - MSH, Mount Sinai Hospital

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

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“About the Mount Sinai Health System:

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Skills

Cardiology HIPAA Compliance Insurance verification Medical Records Medical Records Management Patient care Scheduling Surgery

Tasks
  • Collect co-pays
  • Communicate with staff
  • Greet patients
  • Provide guidelines for medical records requests
  • Schedule appointments
  • Schedule follow-up appointments
  • Update patient demographics
  • Verify insurance
Experience

1 year

Education

GED High school diploma High school graduate

Restrictions

Must have a minimum of one week training on-site

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9