Mount Sinai Careers

Patient Coordinator I - Faculty Practice Administration (FPA) Associates, Patient Access Center

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
 
Roles & Responsibilities:

The Patient Coordinator at the Access Center will be the first point of contact with patients contacting the call center to schedule an appointment within the Mount Sinai Health System.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer 70-100 patient calls per day in a fast paced call center.
  • Confirm and update patient demographics and verify insurance as necessary to ensure that patients are appropriately scheduled for the physician they are seeing.
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service and soft skills.
  • Maintain impeccable attendance.
  • Greet patients via telephone and schedule appointments while simultaneously updating their insurance/demographics in the patient medical record.
  • Communicate with appropriate front end staff an report any escalations to ensure the patient has a positive experience during the scheduling process.
  • Collect or retrieve referrals or insurance authorizations as required.
  • May schedule patient for follow-up appointment as needed.
  • Provide patient with guidelines for requesting medical records if necessary.
  • May perform additional tasks within the call center.
  • Follow all HIPAA and any other governmental or state agency requirements regarding the appropriate handling of PHI documents.
  • May initiate reminder phone calls for next day appointments.
  • May perform additional tasks within the call center.
 
 
Requirements:
  • High School graduate/GED
    Minimum one year call center related experience (high call volume environment)
  • Preferred experience with patient scheduling
  • Must have a minimum of one week training on-site, which will be provided by practice
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Hospital scheduling and registration systems including, but not limited to, Epic, IDX, Cerner, RIS, Eagle, ECW
  • Computer: Microsoft Office, Outlook
  • Patient-based customer service and soft skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
 
 
Strength Through Diversity
 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. 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 work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

 
 
Who We Are
 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

 

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