Patient Administrator in Braintree at InHealth Limited

Date Posted: 9/15/2022

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Job title: Patient Administrator

Salary: £18,500 - £22,500 depending on experience

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 37.5 hours per week, on a local rota shift pattern

Location: Braintree


InHealth Patient Administrators are a vital part of the team as they are responsible for making sure our patients receive the best standard of care throughout their visit. As a Patient Administrator you will deliver a professional and patient-focused service, working alongside your clinical colleagues in our dynamic and fast-paced sites.

About us:

InHealth is the UK's largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. Our aim is to make healthcare better for patients by working collaboratively with the NHS to deliver a range of high-quality tests, scans, assessments and procedures. In the last year, we have supported more than 3 million people in their healthcare journeys, the majority of these are NHS patients and service users.

As a people-focused organisation, our teams are integral in how we deliver our services and our values of Trust, Passion, Care and Fresh Thinking underpin everything we do, influencing the way we interact with patients, customers, and colleagues.

Our mission is to be the preferred provider of high-quality diagnostics and healthcare solutions in hospitals and in accessible community settings, serving 5 million patients from 1,000 locations by 2025.

What you will do:

  • As an InHealth Patient Administrator, using IT systems and digital technologies, you will make sure that our patients feel informed and engaged throughout their diagnostic pathway. You will also work with colleagues to provide administrative support for the endoscopy services we provide.

What you are responsible for:

  • Providing a welcoming and professional first point of contact for all patients, coordinating their arrival through to departure
  • Dealing with telephone and direct enquiries in a prompt and effective manner, ensuring the provision of information and prioritisation of queries as appropriate
  • Ensuring that clinically validated appointments are booked appropriately and according to clinical priority on the appointments system
  • Ensuring all patients are invoiced promptly and accurately and that payment is taken on the day, recorded and banked promptly
  • Tracking and distributing imaging data and reports to referrers, ensuring that results are dispatched in line with clinical priority and contractual performance indicators
  • Checking the pre-authorisations for insured patients
  • Maintaining stock control and being responsible for purchasing consumables and supplies as and when required
  • Assisting in the completion of month end administrative procedures for the management team
  • Participating in governance activities, audits, personal development and team meetings
  • Ensuring due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients, making sure their views are sought and taken into account
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment
  • Complying with ISO standards in respect of information security management
  • Reporting all incidents and complaints in line with company policy.

You should apply if you have experience:

  • Working within a customer or patient focused environment
  • Using Microsoft packages and other IT systems
  • Using effective communication skills with people
  • Working with multi-skilled colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

What can InHealth offer you?

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Generous company contribution pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance options
  • Life assurance
  • Hybrid and flexible working opportunities
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities
  • 24/7 access to a dedicated well-being hub and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Monthly award programme and online peer-to-peer recognition
  • Long service recognition, with vouchers and additional annual leave
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Discounts on InHealth's healthcare services
  • Smart tech, Cycle to Work and thousands of discounts and cashback options
  • Paid-for professional memberships and more!

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