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Front Office Specialist I - TCP Gulfton

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Front Office Specialist I - TCP Gulfton
    Talent Area: Clerical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: TCP Gulfton
    Shift: M- Thur, 8a - 8p, Fri, 8a - 5p Sat, 9a - 1p
    Job ID: 410898

We are searching for a Bilingual Front Office Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will coordinate and perform the scheduling of patients, receive and greet visitors, answer and handle incoming calls, coordinate the referral process, enter accurate billing information into the system and transmit accurate claims.

Think you’ve got what it takes?



•   High School Diploma or GED Required
•   1 Year or More of Related Experience Required
•   Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish 



•   Greet patients and visitors upon arrival utilizing Creating SMILES philosophies and AIDET principles
•   Assist patients with check in/check out
•   Answer telephone within three (3) rings and directs calls per practice protocol
•   Document complete and error free messages in telephone encounter and routes to appropriate area per practice protocol
•   Enter hospital charges into electronic billing system with 100% accuracy and within timelines established by practice protocol
•   Assess patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
•   Document eligibility in the electronic health record per practice protocol
•   Schedule appointments per practice protocol
•   Demonstrate ability to use judgment when scheduling provider’s template
•   Verify and documents coverage of services prior to patient being seen by a provider per practice protocol
•   Monitor Account Work queue and Patient Work queue on a weekly basis and determine appropriate corrective action and completes required corrections
•   Assure electronic health record is complete and ready for provider use prior to patient being seen
•   Collect and disseminate mail and deliveries per practice protocol
•   Monitors returned mail work queue and corrected in electronic billing system within fourteen (14) days

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.

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