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Senior Patient Coordinator - $750 Sign-On Bonus Available

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Health and Medical Services
Title: Senior Patient Coordinator - $750 Sign-On Bonus Available

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: East Side 215 Support

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, provides administrative and secretarial support related to coordinating patient care within the clinical practice.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for front-end revenue cycle processes, which may include but is not limited to, the check-in/check-out of patients and collection/reconciliation of time-of-service payments,as applicable. May also discuss patient's responsibility for payments
  • Registers patients within the practice management system. Completes full registration for new patients and eligibility verification for all appointments/procedures. Resolves registration issues prior to patient appointment to ensure smooth check-in.
  • Verifies patient insurance eligibility and obtains necessary pre-authorization numbers, if required, prior to appointment date. Facilitates the communication and collection of any fees due from patient.
  • Schedules, confirms, re-schedules and cancels appointments for both new and existing patients using the scheduling application. Monitors schedules for wait lists, re-schedules and cancellations.
  • Distributes informational and specialty-specific educational brochures. Educates patients about the patient portal and encourages patient participation.
  • Manages patient chart process to ensure that information is inputted and scanned properly.
  • Assists in the training of new staff members in the practice's standard of operations policies regarding patient care and billing related activities.
  • Identifies areas of improvement for the front desk, schedule utilization and office flow.
  • May assist with coordination of follow-up care including scheduling of laboratory/diagnostic tests and prescription requests.
  • May assist with general administrative duties, including sorting/distributing mail, maintaining physicians' clinical calendars, scheduling meetings and preparing agendas.
  • May assist in maintaining waiting areas in a neat and tidy condition.
  • May be responsible for chaperone duties during patient exams as needed.
  • High School Diploma
  • Approximately 2 years or more years of work experience in a healthcare setting, preferably with a strong customer service background
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Previous experience using computerized appointment scheduling systems (EPIC preferred) and/or electronic Medical Record (eMR) system (ideally EPIC-Care).
  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, and ICD-10 coding.
  • Working knowledge of third party payor reimbursement - Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and commercial insurance.
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands
  • Standard office work
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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