General Patient Care Job In Dallas, Texas
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Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.
PRIMARY PURPOSE Accountable for providing patient centered care and operational support to the medical team to ensure an optimal patient experience. Coordinates activities in the clinical areas and facilities a smooth patient flow. Assists with patient data collection, performs select screenings and completes medical office functions relevant to area/assignment.
MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: -None. Experience: -Must have three years of customer service experience, preferably in a medical/healthcare/health insurance setting. -Patient registration experience preferred. -Prefer completion of course work towards an accredited medical technology or medical assistant certification. -Medical Office Assistance experience or training a plus. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - None
Equivalent Education and/or Experience: -May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.
Skills or Special Abilities: -Must demonstrate ability to type 20 words per minute with a maximum of 3 errors. -Must be able to successfully pass a Customer Service Test, Basic Computer Skills Test and Basic Math Test with a minimum of 80%. -Must be able to successfully pass a Spelling Test with a minimum score of 85%. -Must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver patient/customer services that exceeds patient expectations as evidenced by patient satisfaction scores. -Must be able to demonstrate competency required as applicable to specialty area. -Must have demonstrated communication skills to include above average verbal skills (heavy public contact) and written skills. Bilingual skills preferred. -Must have familiarity with diagnostic ICD-9 CM coding and HCPCS-CPT4 procedure codes. -Must have working knowledge of medical terminology. -Must be able to demonstrate basic clerical skills and working knowledge of standard office equipment. -Must be detail oriented and have sharp analytical skills to resolve registration issues as related to multiple groups including third-party payors, physicians, patients and the system. -Must be able to solve problems within the guidelines of established policies and procedures. -Must be able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
There's plenty to enjoy about Parkland's location in Dallas. Whatever your interests, you'll find Dallas will fit your life well. A cosmopolitan city, there’s a diversity of cultural, sporting, shopping and recreational opportunities here. And with more restaurants per capita than New York City, the dining options are both plentiful and delicious. Dallas is a great place to make a life where work and play, productivity and leisure are in perfect balance.
At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.