Patient Service Representative – Waterford, Ireland

Title Patient Service Representative – Waterford, Ireland
Employment type Permanent, Full Time and Part Time
LocationWaterford – Ireland
Job Summary:

RelateCare is looking for Permanent, Full Time and Part Time Patient Service/Scheduling Representatives with a customer service background to start in our Waterford City Contact Centre.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform non-clinical screening to ensure the patient is seen by the right physician at the right time
  • Ensure all required information for pre-registering patients is captured and entered accurately and efficiently
  • Calling discharged patients
  • Following a specific call flow process
  • Referring patients to a U.S. Qualified Registered Nurse
  • Ensure all existing patient information is verified as required and patient preferences are accurately reflected within their medical record (e.g. insurance coverage, mailing address, phone number, email)
  • Ensure patient receives all necessary disclosures and privacy information and provides electronic signatures for all required documentation (e.g. consent-to-treat) as appropriate
  • Verify and review patients and families’ insurance coverage and benefit eligibility, and document appropriately
  • Educate patients and families regarding insurance coverage and/or any related issues, and provide electronic educational materials via patients and families’ preferred communication channels
  • Address patients and families’ various scheduling needs in a single interaction – This may include clinically pre-determined lab panels / diagnostic tests prerequisites for the requested services
  • Schedule patients / support service needs (e.g. interpreter / social / nutrition services) per providers’ orders / referrals
  • Review scheduled appointment information with patients and families, and provide appointment itineraries / corresponding documents via patients and families’ preferred communication channels
  • Review assigned work queues and address any pending scheduling needs
  • Investigate, resolve and document service requests in a timely and efficient manner, and contact corresponding stakeholders as needed
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills in all interactions with patients, families, and physicians
  • Maintain up to date knowledge in healthcare
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and competency assessments in assigned or other relevant areas
  • Demonstrate respect for individual, cultural and social differences
  • Completing surveys/admin work
  • Supporting non scheduling lines depending on operational needs
Requirements:
  • A minimum of three years customer service experience
  • Employees must abide by all Requirements including but not limited to:
    • Comply with regulatory standards and regulations
    • Sensitivity to cultural diversity
    • Patient care
    • Patient rights and ethical treatment
    • Participation in ongoing education and training
    • Communication and adherence to safety and quality programs
Desirable Skills:

Benefits

RelateCare is in partnership with a number of local business that would provide discounts on products and services to employees.

Some of our benefits that are available to employees would include:

  • Medical Scheme
  • Bike to work
  • Gym Membership
  • Education/Development Bursary
  • Savings Scheme
  • Eyesight Exam and Discount towards glasses

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