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Admissions Specialist PRN - ER Admitting - Texas Health Presbyterian Denton

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Denton
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Admissions Specialist PRN

ER Admitting Department

Texas Health Presbyterian Denton

Are you looking for a rewarding career? We're looking for qualified Admissions Specialist like you to join our Texas Health Presbyterian Denton family.

Position Highlights

Work location: 3000 North I-35, Denton, TX 76201.

Work environment: Emergency Room Admitting Department - Patient Access Services.


This position is located inside the Emergency Room. It is a fast-paced environment that requires quick thinking when dealing with emergency situations. In this role, the Admissions Specialist will be exposed to various clinical/medical/other emergencies as patients arrive to the ER. Most of the shift will be spent on your feet as you register patients.

Work hours:

  • PRN/As needed. Non-benefitted.
  • Variable schedule to include, days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Must be available to attend training/orientation initially for 1 week from Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Salary range: $15.00/hour - Maximum: $22.99/hour, based on relevant experience. PRN rate: $15.00/hour.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women's services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 year of related experience required.
  • Other hospital and physician office experience is helpful.
  • 2-3 years of Hospital Patient Registration/Patient Admissions experience highly preferred.
  • Medical Insurance Verification and Scheduling experience preferred.
  • CHAA - Certified Healthcare Access Associate upon hire preferred.
  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Requires good written, oral, and telephone communication skills.
  • Requires knowledge of general office equipment, PC's and associated software packages.
  • Ability to type 35 WPM corrected for errors preferred.
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology highly preferred.

Position Responsibilities

Texas Health Presbyterian Denton Admissions Specialists are responsible for providing an excellent patient healthcare experience at each Texas Health site, this candidate will obtain and verify patient demographics, review insurance benefits, prepare cost estimates, collect coins/copays, complete MSPQ as needed and accomplish patient education, regulatory requirements and all duties set forth in Patient Access Services. Proficient in all PAS areas, cross trained in multiple workflows, Promise Pal onboarding of new hires and extensive customer service.

Essential Functions

  • Accurately gathers complete financial and demographic information to ensure medical records/billing process flows efficiently.
  • Obtains and/or updates verification of benefits and/or pre-certification for applicable tests and/or procedures.
  • Prepares, presents, and thoroughly explains applicable legal, ethical, and compliance documents; ensures proper consents are signed by the appropriate parties. Maintains documentation of the same.
  • Maximizes reimbursement for services rendered by appropriately identifying insurance carrier, benefits, etc. Prevents denials by ensuring timely notification of admission to insurance carriers.
  • Assists patients in understanding financial obligations; collects co-payments, self-pay deposits, and patient balances to reduce Accounts Receivable.
  • Stays abreast of and complies with applicable regulations, entity and/or system policies and procedures. Maintains customer service and/or productivity guidelines set forth by applicable leadership.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Why Texas Health: As a Texas Health Presbyterian Denton Admissions Specialist, you will enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy.

At Texas Health Resources, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" (7th year in a row)
  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
  • "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes
  • A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Presbyterian Denton Admissions Specialist:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.
  • Positively impact patients' quality of life.
  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical and administrative leadership resources.
  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to

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