Patient Access Specialist 60%-UI PAC (Remote)
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service

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Job Info

The Patient Access Specialist (60% time) schedules patient appointments for multiple outpatient clinics and ensures that patients are scheduled to the right department. Ensures the correct visit types, Provider, date, length of visit, and time are utilized. Schedules into the appropriate timeframe that is in line with what is requested for the plan of care based on the desired appointment date. Ensures the right appointment prerequisites are completed and obtained. Coordinates all necessary preparatory tests and obtains records to maximize the efficiency of the visit. Informs patient of their visit specific preparatory instructions, and ensures notification about their upcoming appointments via their communication method of choice. Follows the appropriate workflows to confirm the patient is financially secured for their visit. The anticipated schedule for this position will be Monday-Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*This position is eligible to participate in remote work. Remote work must be performed at a location within the state of Iowa. Successful candidates who participate in remote work must comply with requirements of the remote work program and related policies.

  • The Patient Access Specialist anticipates the needs of the patient and serves as a patient advocate.
  • The scheduler will assist and problem solve any scheduling issues that arise.
  • The scheduler uses independent judgement in determining how to assist patient requests outside of the scope of scheduling.
  • Upholds the departments best practices, quality, and professionalism standards and policies.
  • Serves as a mentor, coach, role model, and service excellence ambassador for staff, co-workers, patients, and visitors. May complete special projects for the department.
  • They may attend clinic or department meetings to serve as a scheduling content expert. May perform other duties as assigned.

Education Required
  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience Requirements
  • Typically (6 months - 1 year) administrative experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer spreadsheet and database applications.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with hospital operations and/or Ambulatory Clinic operations
  • Experience with the Epic system.
  • Experience scheduling in an outpatient clinic setting.
Application details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification. For additional questions, please contact

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Patient Access Specialist
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Work Modality Options: Remote within Iowa
  • Pay Level: 3A
  • Starting Salary Minimum: $23,839
  • Starting Salary Maximum: $36,072
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Kaitlin Luoma
  • Contact Email:

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