Category: Leadership Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted Date: Sept. 23, 2021
At Houston Methodist, the Supervisor Patient Access Services position is responsible for providing 24-hour operational support of the department. This position serves as the primary source of contact regarding admitting and business services responsibilities such as registration, insurance verification, scheduling etc. The Supervisor Patient Access Services evaluates direct reports and provides recommendations for merit increases during the annual evaluation process. This position proactively seeks appropriate action and/or resolution to all issues and concerns affecting the area of responsibility and assists the manager/director in identifying opportunities for operational and financial efficiencies.
The supervisor position responsibilities include overseeing the daily work activities of the work unit/department staff, ensuring quality, productivity, functional excellence and efficiency. This position trains and supervises staff while maintaining adequate staffing levels and budget compliance. The supervisor position contributes to staffing decisions such as hiring, coaching and counseling employees on work related performance. This position assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure a safe and effective work environment. Other duties for the supervisor position include participating in performance improvement activities, as well as providing support for department management to achieve operational goals. This position may also perform staff duties and responsibilities as needed.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.
PEOPLE - 20%
SERVICE - 25%
QUALITY/SAFETY - 20%
FINANCE - 25%
GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
o High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of accredited homeschool equivalency, enrollment or completion of post-secondary education, etc.)
o Associate’s degree preferred
o Four years of patient access services or related experience, of which one year must have been in a lead/coordinator role in healthcare; may consider HM employee with four years of patient access services or related experience with HM performance that demonstrates leadership responsibility
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
o Ability to effectively communicate through a variety of channels with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles; engages the recipient(s) and helps them understand and retain the message
o Demonstrates the ability to interact with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization
o Demonstrates leadership qualities and critical thinking through self-direction initiative, effective interpersonal skills, and oral/written communication skills
o Ability to identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; and recommend solutions
o Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
o Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in the workplace
o Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office and EMR software
o Functional knowledge of revenue cycle and managed care
Work Attire Yes/No
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) Yes
On-Call* Yes, on a regular basis
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above.
May require travel within Yes
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside Yes
of Houston Metropolitan area
**Travel specifications may vary by department.
Please note any other special considerations to this job: _________________________
Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.