Patient Access Specialist

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Plano, Texas
Job ID: 138449
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a healthcare provider in Plano, TX searching for an entry-level Patient Access Specialist to join their team. As a Patient Access Specialist, you will play a vital role in ensuring seamless patient experiences by facilitating the registration process, verifying insurance information and coordinating patient appointments. Your exceptional communication skills and commitment to patient care will contribute to our client’s mission of providing outstanding healthcare services to their community.

Patient Access Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients and visitors with professionalism and empathy, creating a welcoming environment
  • Collect and accurately enter patient demographic and insurance information into electronic medical records systems
  • Verify insurance coverage and eligibility, ensuring compliance with payer requirements
  • Assist patients in understanding their insurance benefits, financial obligations and available payment options
  • Schedule patient appointments, procedures and tests according to provider availability and patient preferences
  • Coordinate referrals to specialists and obtain necessary authorizations as required by insurance plans
  • Collaborate with clinical staff to address patient inquiries, concerns and special needs
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations at all times
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities to stay informed about changes in healthcare regulations and best practices

Patient Access Specialist Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate or bachelor's degree preferred
  • Previous experience in healthcare administration, patient registration or related field preferred
  • Proficiency in using electronic medical records (EMR) systems and Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance plans and healthcare regulations preferred
  • Commitment to providing compassionate, patient-centered care

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Madison Jones
Sr. Project Manager – Healthcare Revenue Cycle
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.