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Trinity Health Patient Service Representative - Neurosurgery Clinic - Full Time in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Position Purpose:

The Patient Service Representative (PSR) greets and welcomes patients and visitors to the clinic demonstrating strong inter-personal skills and a professional demeanor. The PSR is responsible for managing front desk responsibilities including maintaining patient flow, scheduling appointments, appropriately handling phone calls which may include entry into the E HR message center, validating insurance eligibility, entering demographics, insurance, and other pertinent information into the clinic and hospital patient accounting systems, and determining and collecting time of service payments and/or past due balances at the time of appointment.

What you will do:

  • Greets and welcomes patients and visitors to the clinic courteously and ascertains the reason for the visit or phone call. Determines next step in meeting the patient's needs. This may include entering telephone call information into the electronic health record.

  • Schedules patient appointments determining the type of visit and amount of time to allow according to the providers' workflow. Arranges for interpreter services as needed. Helps patients find care at the appropriate level in other network facilities as needed.

  • Responsible for validating/obtaining and entering demographic and insurance information into the clinic and hospital patient accounting systems by interviewing the patient, family member and /or guarantor. Conducts online insurance eligibility/verification. Determines when new consent forms are required and explains to patient/family members.

  • Informs patients and families of the expectation of payment at time of service and collects same. Makes referrals to the financial counselors as needed. Documents the payment in the patient accounting system and provides the patient with a receipt. Prepares the bank deposit and reconciles daily collections. May reconcile the monthly bank statement. Responsible for cash management in the clinic.

  • May assist clinical staff with prior authorizations for medications and diagnostic services which may include assisting with assigning preliminary CPT and ICD 10 billing codes.


Monday Through Friday, Shifts Vary from 7a-5p. No nights, holidays, or weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent; knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

  • Six months of office or customer service experience required, preferably in a medical office setting. OR completion of an Administrative Assistant Diploma Computer experience preferred.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center ( is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center ( is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa/New Hampton/Mercy Family Clinics, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran