Huriot — Patient Access Representative at Ascension Health

Patient Access Representative

Ascension Health

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Role Details


  • Department: Ascension Connect RN Triage and Physician Answering Service

  • Schedule: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm weeknights, 8 am - 4 pm every other weekend, and some holidays. 20 hours per week.

  • Location: Remote

    Meet Marie ( , Director with the Ascension Contact Center and hear what she has to say about what makes the call center culture unique!

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.


Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Communicate with patients, via phone, to accurately prioritize patient calls for the medical staff.

  • Collects and enters demographic information of callers; facilitates the flow of information in software for the triage RN.

  • Understands when to escalate call concerns to the triage RN using guided tools.

  • Manages first level inbound calls for centralized RN Triage teams in a timely, accurate and consistent manner.

  • Provide counseling to patient, participant or their representative regarding pre-service requirements and instructions.

  • Ability to navigate in several software applications within this role.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills over the phone.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support state & national centralized team work.



  • High School diploma equivalency OR 1 year of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.

  • Note: Required professional licensure/certification can be used in lieu of education or experience, if applicable.

Additional Preferences

  • Medical Assistant with a minimum of 3 years experience in a healthcare setting.

  • Proficient in keyboarding skills with accuracy.

  • Strong technology skills.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) ( poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) ( poster.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Ascension Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 28, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Remote, USA
  • Salary: negotiable
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