Patient Services Representative

Job ID
17919
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Administrative Support

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:


• We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
• We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
• We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
• We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
• We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
• We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.


This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.  The Patient Services Representative is the primary point of contact for patients, families, and caregivers when arriving in a department. They facilitate the patient check in process and provide patient and family centered customer service.

 

Responsibilities

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Greets and screens patients arriving for appointments and checks them in using an automated scheduling system.
• Assembles and distributes appropriate paperwork to patients, families, caregivers and clinical staff.
• Triage questions and concerns from callers and forward to appropriate staff or department as needed.
• Performs general clerical duties including, processing mail, taking inventory and ordering office supplies.
• Activates provider orders (Alliance Lab only).
• May schedule patient appointments as ordered by clinician.
May be responsible for the facilitation of patient flow.
• Verifies demographic, clinical and financial information with patient as required.

Qualifications

Qualifications
Required for this job:
• Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment.
• Effectively organize and manage time and tasks independently.
• Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner.
• Can use a mouse, navigate computer programs and use email in a professional setting

 

Preferred for this job:
• Medical terminology.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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