Patient Service Representative (PSR) - Emergency Department
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- Portland, ME
- Maine Medical Center
- Full Time - Rotating (Day/Evening)
- Clerical/Administrative Support
- Req #: 135955
Maine Medical Center is hiring a Full Time ED Patient Representative for the Day/Evening Shift. The position hours are 36 hours per week over three (12) hour shifts. Must be able to work every third weekend. This position offers competitive pay shift differentials!
The ED Patient Representative provides the support necessary to all members of the Emergency Department Team to ensure that the patient receives timely and quality care experience. This position is crucial to the Emergency Department as it handles all phone calls and pages in and out of the department. The front desk needs to be staffed 24/7.
+ Greets and directs customers presenting to the inside workstations.
+ Responds to all incoming phone calls in a courteous and helpful manner
+ Places and documents outgoing calls and pages in a timely manner
+ Provides clerical support for ED physicians and nurses.
+ Works closely with the Emergency Department staff to facilitate patient flow.
+ Arranges transportation for discharged patients.
This position provides the support necessary to all members of the Emergency Department Team to ensure that the patient receives timely care experience.
Education: High school education preferred.
Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
Interpersonal skills to deal effectively and compassionately with all types of patients and their families and a diverse group of physicians and other staff personnel as well as outside agencies and the general public.
Analytical abilities sufficient to identify problems, set priorities, make decisions and use sound judgement.
Ability to function efficiently and accurately and maintain a compassionate attitude in a highly stressful environment.
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.