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Patient Services Specialist/CMA-Hybrid

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 7/31/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 524590
Keywords: office

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Patient Services Specialist/CMA-Hybrid

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description

This position is responsible for assuring smooth operation of the clinic patient flow. Employees serve as primary contacts for patients and are responsible for scheduling appointments, preparing necessary paperwork before the patient visits, receiving patients, and maintaining records. In addition, this position is responsible for processing charges for clinic services, filing insurance claims, responding to requests for information from patients and insurance companies and maintaining related information for the department. Employees may have cash handling responsibilities.



Requisition ID
21410BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Receives incoming calls and tracks telephone progress note for assigned physician.
  • Performs needed procedures for all clinics in the department as ordered by physician.
  • Discharges patient after they are seen by the provider.
  • Serves as a floater


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
12.42

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Certification from an accredited CMA program, certified in CPR and maintenance of certification and maintenance of required CEU's. 1-2 years of CMA experience in an outpatient setting. Knowledge of principles and applications of the ethics; legal requirements. Familiarity with medical equipment. Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Good spelling and penmanship. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Terminology within the area of specialty. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Internal Medicine Elp Genl

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Information and Records Clerks

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

Education:  A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
 
Experience:  One (1) year of customer service, office or related experience required. Additional education may substitute for the experience requirement.



Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
YN, HM

Air Force Specialty Code
3A1X1, 4A0X1

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code
0111

Application Instructions

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