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HealthPartners Clinic Assistant in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Description: Join our growing organization on our exciting mission to improve health and well-being! At HealthPartners, you will find a culture of excellence, compassion, integrity and, partnership. By working together in the spirit of partnership, we will improve health, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable. Picture yourself at HealthPartners and imagine the future successes we could achieve together! Our continued growth has created an opportunity for full time Clinic Assistant at our St. Paul Wabasha Clinic. Service excellence is to be centered on patient care and patient relationships and is the responsibility of all employees. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. This position is a vital point of contact for a patient entering the HPMG Clinics. This position facilitates the process of scheduling appointments and has responsibility for accurate collection of current financial and demographic information. This position directly impacts revenue collection for the medical group. SCHEDULE: Monday 8:00am-5:00pm Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm Friday 8:00am-5:00pm REQUIRED TESTING: Data entry - 4,000 keystrokes Medical Terminology test REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED Meets one of the following: Graduate of a formal training program in medical reception, an equivalent program, or a customer service program Two years experience as a medical receptionist Two years experience in a customer service position One year experience using data look-up and data entry functions on a mainframe or PC based computer system One year customer service experience either via telephone or in-person within the last five years Demonstrated ability to organize work under pressure Demonstrated ability to function with multiple priorities and interruptions Excellent oral communication skills Excellent written communication skills PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Oral and written communications with customers requires adequate speech, vision, and hearing. Proficiency in English is required. Proficiency in other languages may be required. Use of a telephone and computer terminal also requires adequate hand writing and manual dexterity skills. ACCOUNTABILITIES: Customer Service Care for each person as he/she would like to be cared for by: Putting the patient first at every opportunity Listening to understand each patient Showing concern for each patient Acting individually and with others to meet each patient's needs Check-in and Co-pay Administration Check in patients in an accurate and professional manner Identify and accurately collect co-pays or appropriate fees Use computer-based system to verify patient information Understand and communicate benefit changes to members, or refer to appropriate resource Communicate wait times in a diplomatic manner Direct patients to the appropriate care area Prepare reconciliation report Provide patients with appropriate forms, questionnaires, etc. Computerized Appointment Scheduling for appointments Schedule appointments in an accurate and timely manner according to Advanced Access principles Maintain knowledge of appointment scheduling practices Maintain knowledge of appointment scheduling policies and procedures Registration and Verification Complete the registration process, including reviewing the registration information for completeness and accuracy and obtain further information, if necessary Verify insurance eligibility, if necessary Register patients in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner Identify appropriate account type, e.g., Workers compensation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, etc. Specialty Appointment Coordination Provide patient with information required to schedule specialty appointments Facilitate timely and accurate flow of commun