Admissions Representative - Outpatient Psychiatry
- Portland, ME
- Maine Behavioral Healthcare
- Part Time - Day Shift
- Clerical/Administrative Support
- Req #: 132978
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life for the people of Maine. Collectively, we offer a wide range of mental and behavioral health services to positively impact the emotional and mental health of children, adolescents and adults.
MaineHealth offers great perks and benefits!
•Generous Paid Time Off
•Supplemental Insurance such as Vision, Dental, Disability, etc.
•Employee Discount and Wellness Programs
•Paid Parental Leave for Adoptive and Birth Parents
•Free Public Transit! We offer FREE bus trips to our employees traveling on the Greater Portland Metro (including BREEZ and HUSKY lines), South Portland Bus Service, and ShuttleBus-ZOOM. Our Commuter Choice program is designed to support employee transportation needs, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality in the greater Portland region.
The Admissions Representative pre-admits and admits all admissions to Maine Medical Center Department of Outpatient Psychiatry. Admissions serves as the important first contact for patients. This position is vital to covering the front desk and providing support to two outpatient clinics, Monday-Thursday. The Admissions Representative determines insurance coverage, eligibility, and performs required pre-authorization procedures. The Admissions Representative ensures the accuracy of the patient’s medical record number and accuracy of demographic, financial and insurance information to maintain the integrity of the billing system. The Admissions Representative registers clients and scheduled follow up visits, collects co-payments, and maintains releases of information.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred
- License/Certifications: N/A
- Experience: 1+ years in a customer service experience required. 6 months+ of receptionist experience in a health care setting preferred.
- Knowledge of 3rd party insurance practices, managed care principles, as well as billing and regulatory requirements preferred
We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.