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The Mount Sinai Health System Emergency Department-Business Associate A-Part Time-Evenings-MSH/SSVS in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

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Dept- REQ #2717388

Job Title: Business Associate A

Job Summary: Responsible for the business aspects of a patient's stay, as well as patient-focused care within the Medical Center. Duties include: maintaining census data, scheduling tests and medical procedures, receiving and maintaining inventory, and other duties.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  1. Pre-admits patients to the Medical Center, including taking reservations, obtaining demographic, insurance and other pertinent data, discussing state mandatory regulations, and in general what is to be expected upon admission.

  2. Admits patients to the Medical Center, including verifying demographic and insurance information, signing of forms, collecting deposits, and obtaining authorizations as necessary.

  3. Functions as liaison to insurance companies and the Medicaid Eligibility Office, including screening requests for medical necessity, obtaining prior authorizations when required, pre-certifying admissions, and assisting in a document collection.

  4. Maintains census and charge data, updating all prevailing systems and compiling information for charge capture.

  5. Schedules appropriate tests and medical procedures and follow-up appointments.

  6. Assists in the chart completion process by maintaining and discharging charts in proper order, compiling deficiency data, and working with physicians to complete charts.

  7. Greets visitors and answers telephones promptly and courteously. Accompanies visitors to appropriate areas as necessary.

  8. Assists patients with guest services such as television and telephone service, securing valuables, etc. Provides information and makes referrals as appropriate.

  9. Receives and maintains business office inventory for the care center.

  10. Answers call system and refer to appropriate staff.

  11. Other duties as assigned, including reporting/following up on lost/found patient property, review of death certificates for completion and accuracy, generation of reports, etc.


High school diploma or GED; Associate preferred

At least 1-year previous related work experience

Proven data entry and computer skills required

Medical data base experience (i.e. Cerner, IDX, Eagle)

Clerical skills (answering phones, relaying messages, reception, correspondence etc.…)

Proven customer service experience in a healthcare environment

Previous experience with insurance pre-certifications and discharging patients.

Strength Through Diversity

Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.

  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.

  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.

  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.

  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

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Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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