Patient Access Specialist- Cardio. Surgery

Portland, OR 97239

Posted: 12/21/2018 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: EB-2128565648
A nationally recognized hospital in downtown Portland is searching for a Patient Access Specialist (PAS) for the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.This position directly supports the Department objectives of Clinical Care, Quality Assurance, Education and Research. The PAS is responsible for offering customer service to all incoming patients by greeting them, making them feel comfortable and taken care of, scheduling their future appointments and handling light insurance billing. This position is responsible for access management of new and returning patients; perform all managed care duties to ensure successful reimbursement for services; schedule patients for clinical and surgical appointments; provide front desk services in the clinical setting; provide PAS expertise and training to subordinates and co-workers; provide all of the above to the highest level of customer service excellence standards.This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in advancing their career in healthcare. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while providing above and beyond customer service.

High school diploma or GED
Bachelor degree is preferred
At least 1 year of customer service experience
Strong computer skills
Excellent multi-tasking skills
Must have the desire to help people

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
This is a six-month assignment.

Starting pay is $13.75/hr.

This is a temporary contract position that has the opportunity of going perm offered by Abbott & Associates Professional Placement with their client company.

Who is Abbott & Associates Professional Placement?

We are a family-owned and operated staffing agency working in the Oregon and SW Washington market since 2002. We are a Woman Business Enterprise and Emerging Small Business certified company, also accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Abbott & Associates has recently been recognized as a Finalist for the Excellence in Family Business awards by the Austin Family Business program at Oregon State University.

Why you should work with us:

Work with a small, locally-owned staffing agency that takes a personally tailored approach to every match they make. Helping people is our greatest passion and what drives us everyday. With Abbott & Associates you won't just feel like a number, you will feel like family!

Visit our website to learn more about us or simply do a quick google search to read the wonderful things people have said about working with us!
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