Patient Representative

Sun River Health
Full time Full day
Wyandanch, NY

Sun River Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Sun River Health is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. Sun River Health is currently seeking a full-time Patient Representative to join our team in Wyandanch

A Patient Representative is responsible for providing patient centered care and facilitating patient access to services in a pleasant, knowledgeable efficient manner, communicating with a diverse population using well-developed interpersonal skills. This staff member will be responsible for all aspects of the registration and appointment process for patients. The staff member plays an integral role in the medical care team as the access point for patients to receive care. She/he will perform job duties in compliance with systems and job specific standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for a Patient Representative:

  • Assist with daily reception activities and ensure that all processes needed for patient services are initiated

  • Communicates effectively with team members and patients all aspects of service

  • Responsible for telephone and mail contact with patients

  • Responsible for the scheduling of appointments, fee collection, explanation of services and charges for patient services

  • Distributes materials to patients, including the patient satisfaction cards, patient rights and other appropriate materials

  • Verifies all insurance and sets fees based on the sliding scale fee

Minimum Education Requirement : High School diploma/ GED

Minimum Work Related Experience : 2-4 years

Preferred Specialized Skills & Knowledge: Bilingual in both English and Spanish (orally and written)



About Sun River Health

Sun River Health is a network of 43 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) providing primary, dental, pediatric, OB-GYN, and behavioral health care to over 245,000 patients annually. With a dedicated staff of 2,000 doctors, nurses, and health care professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, affordable care to those who need it most. Sun River Health started in 1975 when four African American mothers spearheaded efforts to open our first health center in Peekskill, New York to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable services to patients in need – no matter their race, religion, income, or insurance status. Today, after 45 years of service, Sun River Health is still delivering on that promise to communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island

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Sun River Health is a network of 43 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) providing primary, dental, pediatric, OB-GYN, and behavioral health care to over 245,000 patients annually. With a dedicated staff of 2,000 doctors, nurses, and health care professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, affordable care to those who need it most. Sun River Health started in 1975 when four African American mothers spearheaded efforts to open our first health center in Peekskill, New York to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable services to patients in need – no matter their race, religion, income, or insurance status. Today, after 45 years of service, Sun River Health is still delivering on that promise to communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island.

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