Business Associate A-Emergency Department – Mount Sinai Hospital – Full Time Night

  • Full Time
  • USA

Job title: Business Associate A-Emergency Department – Mount Sinai Hospital – Full Time Night

Company: Mount Sinai Health System

Job description: Job Description:


Responsible for the business aspects of a patient’s stay, as well as patient focused care within the Medical Center. Duties include: maintaining census data, scheduling tests and medical procedures, receiving and maintaining inventory and other duties.

Pre-admits patients to the Medical Center, including taking reservations, obtaining demographic, insurance and other pertinent data, discussing state mandatory regulations, and in general what is to be expected upon admission.

Admits patients to the Medical Center, including verifying demographic and insurance information, signing of forms, collecting deposits and obtaining authorizations as necessary.

Functions as liaison to insurance companies and the Medicaid Eligibility Office, including screening requests for medical necessity, obtaining prior authorizations when required, pre-certifying admissions, and assisting in document collection.

Maintains census and charge data, updating all prevailing systems and compiling information for charge capture.

Schedules appropriate tests and medical procedures and follow-up appointments.

Assists in chart completion process by maintaining and discharging charts in proper order, compiling deficiency data and working with physicians to complete charts.

Greets visitors and answers telephones promptly and courteously. Accompanies visitors to appropriate areas as necessary.

Assists patients with guest services such as television and telephone service, securing valuables, etc. Provides information and makes referrals as appropriate.

Receives and maintains business office inventory for the care center.

Answers call system and refers to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned, including reporting/following up on lost/found patient property, review of death certificates for completion and accuracy, generation of reports, etc.

Education requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED; Associate preferred

Experience requirements:

  • At least 1 year previous related work experience
  • Proven data entry and computer skills required
  • Medical data base experience (i.e. Cerner, IDX, Eagle)
  • Clerical skills (answering phones, relaying messages, reception, correspondence etc.)
  • Proven customer service experience in a healthcare environment
  • Previous experience with insurance pre-certifications and discharging patients.

Collective bargaining unit: SEIU 1199-MSH
Employer Description

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

“About the Mount Sinai Health System:

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time – discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, receiving high “Honor Roll” status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $26.8164 – $29.4083 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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Location: USA

Job date: Sun, 03 Mar 2024 03:57:37 GMT

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