Oregon Health & Science University

PAS Specialist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
OP Pt/Ot - Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Salary Range
$20.02 - $27.10 per hour
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
M, T, F 6:15am - 2:45pm; Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team in Outpatient Rehabilitation Services. Patient Access Service Specialist gathers and records required information about patients; provides specific customer services which include screening for financial eligibility, confirming health insurance coverage and individual’s obligations, obtaining necessary authorizations for care, scheduling appointments, phones, billing, cash handling and assisting patients in an office or clinic setting. This classification is part of the Patient Access Services classifications which include PAS Trainee, PAS Specialist, PAS Resource Specialist and PAS Coordinator 1-3. The PAS Specialist is distinguished from the higher PAS classifications by the lack of responsibility for providing guidance and leadership to other PAS positions.

Required Qualifications

  • Six months of work experience in a medical office setting, including high volume direct patient contact OR
  • One year of work experience in a high volume direct public contact position
  • Successful completion of the required PAS initial training and core competency assessment before or during the trial service period
  • Basic computer keyboarding skills including typing of 30 - 45 wpm
  • Able to sit for up to four hours at a time, bend to reach files
  • Able to multi-task with incoming calls and interruptions from staff and patients with questions
  • Excellent attendance, Record of reliable attendance, punctuality, and proven successful performance at past and present
  • Proven and effective communication skills
  • Able to work independently with little direct supervision
  • Detail oriented, highly accurate and able to multi-task in high volume situations
  • Able to recognize problems and proactively solve or correct them
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation


Preferred Qualifications

  • Rehabilitation scheduling experience
  • High level of customer service
  • Medical Terminology
  • Six months of experience with high volume, multi-line phone system
  • Previous cash handling experience

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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