At St. Tammany Health System, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our health system.
We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package. The health system is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.
WORK SHIFT
2:30pm – 11:00pm
JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Summary of the Job : The Patient Access Representatives are primarily responsible for completing an efficient and organized check in for the patients; ensuring throughput and customer service are top priorities. Excellent customer service skills are crucial in this role, as the Patient Access Representative must ensure that accurate information is collected, that they are always sensitive to the confidentiality of this information, and that patients are aware of their rights as determined by HIPAA regulations and company policy.
Minimum Qualifications :
High school diploma or equivalent.
At least 3 months of previous customer service experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with patients and/or insurance carriers.
Ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment.
Excellent organizational skills and maintains a professional and neat work environment.
Promotes a positive image of STPH while maintaining strict confidentiality.
Please note – some of these positions are essential personnel during disaster situations (like Hurricane evacuations/threats). These essential positions include ER Patient Access Specialists and some Lead level positions. Please inquire during the hiring process to ensure you are aware of the requirement for your position.
Depending on location, process and system knowledge will differ. Examples include order entry at the outpatient locations and scheduling in some satellite locations.
Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 10 pounds is required.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) – handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) – reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) –lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching ,
EMPLOYMENT
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission , before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
St. Tammany Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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