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Patient Access Supervisor

Pay Range: Min: $24.11 Max: $44.78. Pay is based upon relevant education and experience. Additional geographic pay differential available (depending upon position location).

$5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!

Additional geographic pay differential available (depending upon position location).


The Patient Access Supervisor is responsible for facilitating the daily operations of the registration function under the direction of the Patient Access and Insurance Verification Manager. The supervisor will participate in the management of the human resources activities for Patient Access, including hiring of new staff, corrective actions and scheduling.
  1. Directs and coordinates the daily activities of the Patient Access staff.
  2. Manages staffing schedules to ensure adequate coverage and provides training on an initial and ongoing basis.
  3. Ensures admission processes are completed in a timely and efficient manner, and customers are provided with a professional, caring level of service.
  4. Acts as liaison between internal and external parties to maintain a consistent, streamlined process to obtain required paperwork prior to service.
  5. Demonstrates the ability to thoroughly explain forms regarding conditions of admission, patient rights and responsibilities, advanced directives, privacy practices and other facility policies as required.
  6. Possesses high knowledge of the billing process and managed care contracts in order to explain patients’ benefits.
  7. Assists in resolving patient questions or concerns that require a higher-level response in a prompt and informative manner.
  8. Engages in inter-departmental communication to confirm the accuracy of the completion of registrations. Follows up with staff on a timely basis on findings and takes corrective action as appropriate.
  9. Assists with admitting patients for outpatient surgical and minor procedures.
  10. Tracks patient satisfaction scores related to the registration function and reports those scores to employees and managers on a monthly basis. Makes recommendations and implements changes to increase satisfaction scores as appropriate.
  11.  Assists with the development of department goals and objectives and implements policies and procedures for department operations.
  12. Assists the Director of Business Operations to identify, recommend and implement Patient Access technology solutions to improve efficiency and customer service.
  13. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • Must be able to manage the operational flow of a medical setting and demonstrate critical decision-making to successfully meet operational goals.
  • Two years of health care experience in a patient access environment required.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
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Computer / Typing:
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
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As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

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