Sanford Health Senior Patient Access Representative - Surgery Administration in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Patient Access Representative | Surgery Administration | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Surgery Administration

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Serves as a liaison between patients, families, physicians and medical support staff in answering and directing phone calls. Will create an electronic patient file, verify patient information, provide, scan and route necessary patient forms and documents. May schedule patient appointments, arrange interpreter services, check patients in/out, offer patient enrollment to additional Sanford resources and applications. May also coordinate provider schedule, resolve work queue issues and manage recall and waitlists. May collect co-pay and/or payment on patient accounts. Displays professionalism and promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation. Must be able to work as part of a team and also independently. Must always maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.


Full-time, 80 hours per two week pay period. Monday-Thursday shifts 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm, no weekends or holidays


Primarily responsible to provide the scheduling for all areas of surgical services to include surgery, anesthesia, GI Lab, and OB. Provides quick, easy and appropriate access to all patient services within the surgical services area of Sanford. In addition, required to generate statistical reports and schedule printouts for the various areas. This role is also required to enter post-operative data and changes. Must be able to type, use the computer; operate the phone; practice proper telephone etiquette; demonstrate strong skills in relationship building, communication, negotiation and problem solving; creativity, flexibility, and innovation in adapting services to customer needs will be essential. Does not normally have direct patient contact. Experience with Word and Excel applications desired, but not required.


Graduate of Surgery Tech program, a 2 year RHIT degree, or a graduate of LPNpreferred. A minimum of six months in-depth medical terminology experience.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Revenue Cycle

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req8615