Patient Access Representative Trainee

Post #
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Patient Access
Temporary; Full-time; M-F Days
$32,972 annually. Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

This is a trainee position. Incumbents will be engaged in trainee duties that may lead to the full performance level of a Patient Access Representative. The Patient Access Representative Trainee assumes responsibility for the effective entry of patients into Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Patient Access Representative Trainee also coordinates and makes arrangements for all access-related activities including data gathering, triage, communication with referring physicians, scheduling visits and pre-visit diagnostic tests, communicates with disease-site teams and provides insurance and financial clearance for new and return visits. They also obtain authorization for pharmacy and clinical authorizations.


Applicants must have a High School diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma. The preferred candidate will have an Associates Degree and one year experience scheduling patients, performing insurance verification and knowledge of in network and out of network payer rules as well as coordination of benefits. They will also have prior experience obtaining pharmacy and clinical authorizations, and excellent customer service and communication skills. They will also have experience with medical terminology and the ability to utilize computers and utilize various programs.

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Applicant Instructions

Applicants must reference the Posting # when applying for this position.

Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.