Patient Access Associate I Central Scheduler- PRN

SCL Health
Broomfield, CO
Post Date:
August 10, 2022
Job Status:

This is a remote position  

You.   Schedule: PRN or 'as needed' for day shift coverage. This is not a benefit position.




You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Patient Access Associate I / Central Scheduler. 


You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.






System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As a Patient Access Associate I / Central Scheduler, you need to know how to:

  • Schedule and pre-register patients for appointments, outpatient visits, procedures, and other appointments captured by the department.  
  • Confirm patient information including demographic and insurance information. Utilize 5 identifiers to ensure correct patient is selected. Create an estimate if requested prior to securing the patient on the schedule. MSP questions answered and verified at each Registration if applicable.
  • Educate patients on procedure preparations, appropriate dress requirements, special instructions as guided by the Scheduled Procedure Protocol. Read and schedule patients based on the physician order and instruction.  Attach the order to the appointment accordingly.
  • Prioritize work for optimal reimbursement and to avoid financial risk to both patient and hospital. Refer self-pay patients to financial counseling to secure the account. Inform patients and providers of out of network payer status if applicable.
  • Act as a liaison between the physician partner and the care site. 
  • Coordinate patient encounter utilizing multiple system applications:  various scheduling applications, clinical operating systems, eligibility verification systems, medical necessity applications, scanning repository.

This is a PRN / Contingent position




Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, preferred
  • Previous hospital/medical office, medical insurance and/or customer service experience, including at least one (1) year of previous experience specific to patient scheduling, preferred



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Patient Access Associate I / Central Scheduler on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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