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PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR (DENTAL)

Company: Comprehensive Community Health Centers
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: JOB SUMMARY The Patient Care Coordinator is the first point of contact for everyone contacting the Health Center. The position requires Medical/Dental office knowledge and the ability to input data accurately into the computer system. Must be detail oriented with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Greets, schedules, and directs patients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcomes and greets all patients, visitors, and guests in person or over the phone. Strong focus on Patient Experience.
  • Registers new patients and updates existing patient demographics by collecting detailed information, including personal and financial information.
  • Ensure all necessary household and income information is current.
  • Identifies payer source, verifies insurance and obtains any necessary authorizations, assigns correct pay type, and any collects payments due.
  • Copy, scan, and fax documents as needed.
  • Maintain provider schedules following office scheduling polices.
  • Promptly answers all incoming calls while maintaining a polite consistent phone manner and using proper phone etiquette.
  • Responds to patients, prospective patients, and visitor inquiries in a courteous manner.
  • Take messages for providers and staff as needed.
  • Responsible for keeping front office and reception area clean and organized.
  • Attend trainings and meetings as needed.
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail per office protocols
  • Prepare daily reports and batches for business office.
  • Facilitates patient flow by following check in protocols, being aware of delays, and communicating with patients and clinical staff.
  • Able to anticipate inventory and equipment needs and communicate needs to appropriate staff.
  • Completes billing and collection processes and prepares for distribution to appropriate sources.
  • Is aware of, and able to abide by all HIPAA regulations protecting patient confidentiality.
  • May perform other duties assigned by management as needed. Requirements: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Two years experience in a Community Health setting preferred.
    • Medical or Dental Assistant Certification preferred.
    • Bi-lingual preferred
    • Experience in operating a computer and word processing. PAY RATE: $19-$20 per hour Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision - 100% paid by Employer Life Insurance and Accidental Dismemberment - 100% paid by Employer Paid Holidays Paid Time Off 401K 401K Matching Flexible Spending Account Fringe Supplemental Insurance PI200760133

Keywords: Comprehensive Community Health Centers, Los Angeles , PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR (DENTAL), Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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