Patient Service Representative-Temporary

Job ID
23085
Type
Temporary Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Administrative Support

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 

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

  • 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

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Six months to one year experience in customer service environment
  • 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:

  • Medical terminology.

 

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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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