As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.
This is an AFSCME represented position
The Patient Representative promotes UMPhysicians’ philosophy of patient centered care to meet the needs of all visitors and guests by maintaining a welcoming, friendly profile in the clinic and is responsible for the professional and efficient operation of both reception check-in and checkout procedures. The individual in this role must have exceptional time management and prioritization abilities, exemplary customer service skills, and excellent organization and communication capabilities.
Patient Representative Overview
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assists with phones and schedules future appointments and/or procedures.
Welcomes visitors, provides non-clinical information, collects co-pays, and enters/verifies health insurance information at check-in
Oversees the clinic lobby and patient waiting area and ensures it is clean, orderly and inviting
Arranges accommodation and/or interpreter services as need needed for the patient visits
Resolves non-clinical patient customer service issues
Assists with coordinating provider schedules and appointments
Maximize efficiencies of clinic schedules and to reduce patient waiting times and enhance customer experience
Requests/obtains/sends medical records and diagnostic test results from patient visits to other providers as requested
Successful completion of Patient Representative training program and OJT within 5 weeks of hire.
Knowledge of online scheduling and experience with EMR systems
Keyboarding skills of 35 wpm.
Proven experience in customer service
Clinic Description: Hyperlink
Location: Clinic Address
This position may be required to float to other departments at the discretion of the manager based on clinic needs.
Hours: .8 FTE (32 Hours)
Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 2:00pm
*Schedule can change depending on clinics needs*
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.