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Patient Account Specialist

Sharp HealthCare
Chula Vista, CA 91910
*Summary*
Under the direction of the Office Coordinator, this position provides organizational and information support to the radiation therapy staff and physicians, is a key person for interdepartmental communication, and verifies and obtain information required for the accurate billing and management of patient information. This position also performs a variety of duties to provide for maximum organizational and administration support to the physicians, management, staff, and patients of the radiation oncology department.
This position is assigned to the radiation oncology department in the new Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, the South Bay's newest and most advanced Cancer Center. The center offers the full scope of radiation therapy using the most advanced technology in the South Bay and some of the most advanced technology available, including stereotactic radiosurgery and HDR brachytherapy.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diegos South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.
As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:
* All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
* 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
* Redesigned main entrance and lobby
* Rooftop caf with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
* Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen
On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more. A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor caf will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains

*Location*
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
*Hours*
Per diem: 8-hours variable shifts and times.
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*Required Skills and Qualifications*
* Knowledge of radiation therapy.
* Ability to keep neat, accurate records.
* Ability to follow direction from the office coordinator and manager.
* Effective interpersonal and patient contact skills.
* One year experience as an office assistant in a hospital, physician office, or other medical setting.
*Preferred Skills and Qualifications*
* High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
* Bilingual (Spanish) skills strongly preferred.
* Computer skills with Microsoft Office 2000 and IMPAC preferred.
* Health Care insurance verification experience preferred.
* Procedure process authorization experience preferred.
*Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.*
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
**Job:** **Business Operations Jobs*
**Organization:** **76430 - Linear Accelerator*
**Title:** *Patient Account Specialist*
**Location:** *Chula Vista-Chula Vista Medical Center*
**Requisition ID:** *97052*

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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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