Patient Access Associate - #9543354

LCMC Health

Date: 4 days ago
City: New Orleans, LA
Contract type: Full time

LCMC Health
We are a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differently around here.

Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana's first freestanding children's hospital, we have grown into a healthcare system that is built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.

Today, we offer six hospital locations: Children's Hospital New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,800 physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.

Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Job Title in the Department. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.


The Patient Access Associate greet patients and guests in a courteous manner while initiating the scheduling or check-in process. They will obtain and verify accurate identification and demographical data for the patient's permanent medical record, which assists in accurate reimbursement, while recognizing and maintaining the confidentiality of all patient information. The Patient Access Associate is responsible for many types of interactions such as point-of-service face-to-face, as well as telephone, web enabled, and/or through an interpretative service related to completing the patient registration and admission process. They will improve patient satisfaction through consistently representing LCMC Health professionally and cross-training to support multiple functions across all patient and payer types. The Patient Access Associate interacts with patients, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other clinic and hospital personnel. They will demonstrate actions consistent with LCMC Health's "Expectations" as duties are performed on a daily basis.


Days (United States of America)

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application for Employment
It is the policy of all member hospitals and facilities of the LCMC Health System (Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center as well as its centers of health care and physician services, East Jefferson General Hospital, Woldenberg Village, Crescent City Physician Inc., and New Orleans Physician Services) to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected status in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant may qualify.

Instructions to Applicant

1. You must fully and accurately complete the Application for employment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. LCMC Health and its members may use the information given in the application to investigate the applicant's previous employment and background.
2. The Application for Employment will be considered inactive after 180 days. If you wish to be considered after that time, you must complete a new Application for Employment.
3. If you are hired, proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required to verify your lawful right to work in the United States.

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