Patient Service Specialist - Cambridge, MD

ID155959
Part Time Regular
2711 Ocean Gateway, Suite C
Cambridge, MD 21613-3589
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Job Description

Do you thrive on building relationships with others in a fast-paced office environment?  Do you love to make people smile and overcome challenges?  Are you a problem-solver? Are you organized, efficient and detail-oriented? If so, a Patient Service Specialist role in our outpatient therapy setting could be a great fit for you! 

This is not your average front desk, receptionist position – it’s so much more! Working as a Patient Service Specialist at Select Medical, Prosthetics and Orthotics Division can be a highly fulfilling job that allows you to not only have a positive impact on the patient’s experience, but also your coworkers’ experience, and the results we achieve as a company.

 

At Select Medical, every team member has a critical role to play in the success of our patients and our company.  As a Patient Service Specialist, your performance is one of the keys to our ability to consistently provide a great place for patients to receive care and treatment, as well as a great place for employees to work. So while you will be stationed at the front desk, you will be making an impact on every patient’s care experience.

 

As an employee at Select Medical, Prosthetics and Orthotics Division, you will have the ability to impact people’s lives in truly meaningful ways every day. We are looking for someone to join our team who will help us make a positive impact in the local community.

General Requirements

  • Patient-centered mindset: Customer service is a top priority
  • Efficiency: Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize patient services activities and other general office duties effectively
  • Exceptional communication skills: Communicate with empathy
  • Detail-oriented: Attentiveness to all the details to ensure things are done correctly the first time
  • Resilient: Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of patients and colleagues, especially when things change
  • Positivity: Maintain an optimistic “can-do” attitude; inspire and encourage others to do the same

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate possesses the ability to perform the following patient services activities with positivity and excellence:

  • Warmly greet every patient with eye contact and a smile
  • Register new patients and let them know what to expect during their visit
  • Schedule appointments
  • Verify insurance and present information to patients clearly and concisely
  • Collect co-pays
  • Obtain insurance authorizations when required
  • Communicate with our corporate central business office
  • Conform to all HIPAA guidelines
  • Be a team player

 Schedule:

  • Clinic Location: Cambridge, MD
  • Type of Employment: Part time 
  • Hours: primarily evenings between 4pm-6pm; possibly another full day per week. Must be flexible!
  • Full medical and dental benefits: No
  • Previous experience with insurance/billing: Strongly Preferred 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 1 Year of Front Desk Experience 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to use all necessary office equipment with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook (faxes, copiers, computers, telephones, etc.)
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute preferred 
  • Experience in a clinical office environment preferred 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and reach consistently throughout a work day/shift
  • Appropriate manual dexterity to enable typing (including10-key) throughout a work day/shift
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs, safely, from ground to waist using proper body mechanics
  • Ability to carry office supplies up to 10lbs
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people and understand written direction
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions

Additional Data

At Select Medical, we achieve results through our strong cultural behaviors and want employees to:

  • Be Patient-Centered: focus on the needs of patients to help improve their lives
  • Build Trust: speak up, make good decisions, and trust others to do the same
  • Own the Future: own your success and take action to build a successful career
  • Think First: understand that good data is key to achieving superior results
  • Celebrate Success: recognize and reward others for the value they create
  • Create Change: innovate in how you perform your role

Select Medical is the nation’s leading outpatient therapy provider and our teams are dedicated to the communities we serve and to delivering an exceptional patient experience in a welcoming and positive environment.

We operate over 1,740 locations in 37 states, plus the District of Columbia, primarily operating as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physio, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, and Keystone Physical Therapy. Our highly respected clinical teams provide preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payers and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools.  We are looking for someone to join our team who will help us make a positive impact in the local community and throughout our company!   

To apply, complete our FULL HR application at https://careers.selectmedical.com/.  

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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