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Patient Access Cashier - Lourdes Hospital

Job ID: 4665407
Updated: August 2, 2018
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Department: Patient Access Registratn
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40
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Job Summary

Patient Access Cashier 

This position is located onsite with Mercy Health, a client of Ensemble Health Partners. To learn more about Mercy, click the link below to apply.

The Patient Access Cashier performs all cash management, cash collections, and patient financial services functions at Mercy Health facilities.  This position is responsible for the daily balancing of cash drawers and safes.  The Patient Access Cashier is responsible for the timely posting of payments to patient accounts, and preparing deposits. As a member of the Patient Access department, the Patient Access Cashier is responsible for various patient registration tasks and the collection of patient liabilities including payment plan options.  This position may have the individuals serve as the SMART for the department. They are responsible for performing these functions while meeting the mission and goals of Mercy Health ministry and all regulatory compliance requirements. The Patient Access Cashier will work within the policies and processes as they are being performed across the entire organization.

Patient Access Cashier Responsibilities include:

  • The Patient Access Cashier is responsible for the daily balancing and maintenance of cash drawers, safes, general ledgers and deposits in Mercy Health facilities. This includes daily audits of cash and continuous monitoring for balance discrepancies. Update unbilled edits in the HIS systems. The PAC will have a full understanding of the Patient Access processes including registration, insurance verification, financial clearance, and etc.
  • The Patient Access Cashier is responsible for timely depositing of patient payments in appropriate health information systems. Deposit should be made the same date of service if possible. The Patient Access Cashier will ensure that deposited amounts match payments by utilizing audit processes, which may be conducted with a member of department leadership
  • The Patient Access Cashier will collect patient liabilities, including co-payments, deductibles, and co-insurance amounts
  • The Patient Access Cashier will perform patient access registration responsibilities including the registration of patients.  These processes will include the collection of demographic, insurance, collection on financial liability and other patient information.  Patient registrations may be face-to-face or over the telephone

Patient Access Cashier benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages that reflect our commitment to providing fair and just workplaces
  • Wellness programming designed to help our associates enhance their health, including a comprehensive annual health risk assessment
  • A culture truly participatory and to strengthen diversity and inclusion
  • Growth-Once you've joined our team, you will discover a variety of traditional and online learning opportunities, including tuition reimbursement, to help you acquire new skills and obtain degrees, certifications and CEUs. Conferences and seminars enable you to trade best practices. And our managers will coach you toward greater success
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities, including programs to help lower wage associates build their skills and improve their earning potential.
  • Recognition-We recognize our associates through programs that include service awards, celebrations and personal appreciation. We also survey associates annually to assess their satisfaction with our organization and managers, and to identify areas for improvement

Patient Access Cashier Requirements include:

  • HS Degree Required – Associates preferred
  • 1-2 Years of experience in Healthcare required
  • Experience in physician and hospital operations, compliance and provider relations required
  • Patient Access experience preferred


Full-time at 40 Hours per Week from 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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