The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Patient Services Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina is $14.08.
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Job Description for Patient Services Specialist
Patient service specialists work at a variety of medical facilities. Essential duties and responsibilities include checking patients in and out, checking patient eligibility for services or programs, and scheduling follow-up appointments. A patient service specialist has to maintain a well-organized referral log to coordinate patient referrals to other specialists. Basic computer knowledge is necessary to ensure good data management of the patients' files. A patient service specialist is also …Read more
Patient Services Specialist Tasks
- Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
- Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
- Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
- Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
- Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Specialist
An early career Patient Services Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.75 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Patient Services Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.30 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Patient Services Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.30 based on 5 salaries.
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