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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Phone:(413) 447-2784
Fax:413-447-2091
Website:berkshirehealthsystems.org

Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

Job Title:
Access Coordinators
Salary Range:Location:
$16.16 Per Hour Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeAdministrative/Clerical/Data Entry
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
Description:
DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION


Courteously and promptly interviews patients and/or family members requiring inpatient or outpatient services at the Medical Center, during pre-admission, admission, while in-house or at discharge. The interview may take place in a variety of locations including bedside in the ED, Main Admitting or various outpatient locations. Accurately enters all demographic and insurance information into hospital registration system, performs various related verification functions to assure positive patient identification, complies with HIPAA privacy regulations, ensures accurate upfront cash collection and appropriate insurance reimbursement.



•POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

A.Experience:

•Admitting and Meditech experience preferred.


•One year experience in hospital environment preferred.



B.Education and Training:

•Two years of college (secretarial/health related) or equivalent work experience.


•Medical terminology preferred.



C.License, Certification & Registration:

•None



D.Other Requirements:

•Proven typing ability (40 wpm) and computer skills (i.e. Meditech).


•Manual dexterity necessary for typing/computer purposes.


•Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.


•Ability to speak the English language in a clearly understandable manner.


•Ability to speak/understand Spanish preferred.


•Ideal candidate will demonstrate and maintain a high level of flexibility.


•Proven ability to interact appropriately with the community, hospital staff and physicians while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.


•Proven outstanding customer service skills, consistently demonstrating a professional and pleasant presentation.


•Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team.


•Proven ability and experience dealing with agitated and or dissatisfied persons.


•Must possess and demonstrate strong organizational skills.


•Ability to troubleshoot and maintain proper operation of business equipment.

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