BJC Healthcare Patient Access Coordinator in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

As part of Patient Financial Services, Patient Registration is located throughout Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In addition to our patients being our customers, we have many other internal and external customers who depend on accuracy and promptness of the data and services we provide. Patient Access Representatives are placed in various departments to greet our customers and obtain data, which is then entered into the ADT system.

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Role Purpose

Performs scheduling, reservation, pre-registration and verification functions that ensure a pre-certification of hospital care if required and accurate reimbursement information for billing. Ensures patients are registered in a manner compliant with all government regulations.


  • Obtains complete and accurate information that enables the establishment of a medical record.

  • Coordinates workflow and staffing.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements


  • Associate's Degree

    • Business/relatedBenefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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