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Position Summary: The Patient Support Representative must be friendly, cheerful, and professional with a strong work ethic and excellent communication and people skills. This person must speak and understand English fluently and understand alphabetical and numerical filing systems. The Patient Support Representative understands medical terminology. The Patient Support Representative is a fast learner, able to quickly and clearly understand clinic guidelines and procedures relating to patient service, telephone management and scheduling. The Patient Support Representative is responsible for accurate data entry. The Patient Support Representative follows all federal and state laws regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with special regards to patient privacy. The Front Desk work area is a fast-paced environment, and the Patient Support Representative must have the initiative to perform multiple tasks in a busy atmosphere. Contact with the Patient Support Representative is the first impression which patients receive of our clinic and so, they communicate well and have the ability to listen to patient requests and provide assistance. The Patient Support Representative looks professional by adhering to the clinic dress code. The Patient Support Representative is under the direct supervision of the Front Desk Supervisor and the Practice Manager. The Patient Support Representative may access the patient electronic medical record (EMR) to the extent of viewing and printing patient demographic and medical records for the purpose of locating files, answering patient inquiries, printing records and scanning records.
Minimum Requirements: Ability to meet minimum hospital hiring standards. One year of experience
Education/Licenses/Certifications: High school or GED equivalent education.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.