The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team. Patient Access Service Specialist gathers and records required information about patients; provides specific customer services which include screening for financial eligibility, confirming health insurance coverage and individual\u2019s obligations, obtaining necessary authorizations for care, scheduling appointments, phones, billing, cash handling and assisting patients in an office or clinic setting. This classification is part of the Patient Access Services classifications which include PAS Trainee, PAS Specialist, PAS Resource Specialist and PAS Coordinator 1-3. The PAS Specialist is distinguished from the higher PAS classifications by the lack of responsibility for providing guidance and leadership to other PAS positions.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm