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Job Details

Patient Access Associate

Date Posted: 06/18/2024

Requisition Number: 7910

Location: CHA Everett Hospital 

Work Days: Sunday-Thursday 11p-5a  

Category: Clerical and Administrative Support  

Department: Hospital Registration Everett  

Job Type: PT20Plus HPW  

Work Shift: Night 

Hours/Week: 30.00 

Union: Yes 

Union Name: SEIU 1199

The Admitting Department is committed to providing outstanding customer service and registration support to our patients, families and the departments we service. We focus on patient satisfaction and we are committed to reach that through teamwork.

Summary: The Patient Access Representative is responsible for accurate and timely registration of the Hospital patients. They are required to keep abreast of changes in insurance plan requirements that pertain to the referral management and point of service collection requirements. They will communicate any changes to registration staff and are responsible for training new employees as needed. The overall goal of this position is to ensure high quality service for patients and accuracy of information during pre and post visits. 


  • High School Diploma required, Associate Degree preferred. 
  • Two years of patient access experience within a healthcare setting handling all facets of registration, pre-registration, insurance verification, copayment determination and other related services preferred. 
  • Two years of customer service experience required. 
  • Medical terminology, familiarity with third party plans, medical billing and collection required. 
  • Working knowledge in Google Office and Microsoft Office (such as Word, Excel, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of Epic systems including Grand Central, Prelude and EMR preferred

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

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