Community Health Systems Director, Patient Access in Waukegan, Illinois


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Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.

Vista Health System is seeking to hire a Director of Patient Access. This position is responsible for providing the accountability and leadership for planning, organizing and directing all aspects of patient/customer services. This includes the following:

  • Pre-admission, patient registration, insurance verification and central scheduling.

  • Initiates process changes and facilitates the flow of information and communication between the various assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Will serve as the primary leader across Vista Health System for all aspects of scheduling and registration.

  • Partner with all departments to implement process improvements that enhance performance outcomes, best practices and provide for a world-class patient experience.

We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more!


  • Bachelor s Degree in Business, Healthcare Management, or related field required.

  • Master s Degree preferred.

  • Three to five years of management experience in an acute care setting.

  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.

  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Successful track record in improving and maintaining an outstanding patient access organization.

Job: Registration

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1756891