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Deltek Talent Management - PATIENT ACCESS TECHNICIAN - (7580)

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Facility Name
Fort lauderdale Hospital
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Admissions, Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Fort Lauderdale Hospital is a fully licensed, 100-bed, private hospital that specializes in the treatment of drug addiction, mental health issues and co-occurring disorders for adults and adolescents. Fort Lauderdale Hospital's mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive behavioral health care services. This commitment extends to the family and community of our patients as a whole. Our overall goal is to deliver the highest quality treatment for drug abuse and mental health issues possible to help our patients achieve long-term sobriety.

The Patient Access Technician (PAT) position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance.

All the primary duties for the Patient Access Technician (PAT) will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and Fort Lauderdale Hospital.Complex clerical position involving multiple tasks and functions. Responsible for the accuracy and completion of patient registration based on departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Also responsible for scheduling appointments, tests, procedures and referrals for patients. Answers phone calls and communicates with other health care facilities and providers. Facilitates the flow of patient information across the continuum of care. Prioritizes multiple requests for assistance from patients, staff and physicians. Performs duties necessary to ensure all accounts are processed accurately and efficiently


Job Requirements



·    High school diploma or equivalent required; college or advanced education at technical of secretarial school preferred


·    Minimum one (1) year business office experience in health care/insurance setting with computer knowledge and data entry   skills.


  • Certification as Certified Patient Access Technician (CPAT) or Certified Health Access Associate (CHAA) preferred
  • CPR  and CPI certification required



Additional Requirements:

     Needs to be available to work flexible hours including evenings, holidays, and weekends.

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