Under the direction and supervision of the Manager of Admitting, the Admitting/ED Registrar registers and admits patients in the hospital information system, verifies insurance eligibility, collects co-payments, makes outgoing and receives incoming phone calls, interacts with internal and external customers and works with others in the department and Hospital to ensure an efficient and effective patient and financial flow
Delivers outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers.
Ensures the integrity of the data in the hospital's information system with respect to patient demographic, insurance and admission information.
Verifies patient insurance using various methods.
Applies knowledge of payor requirements and guidelines to ensure effective reimbursement.
Assists in ensuring adequate departmental coverage when needed. This includes covering in the Admitting or Emergency Department at the direction of the Admitting Manager.
Participates in holiday coverage rotation.
Conducts inpatient interviews.
Secures patient valuables.
Documents accurate information on all patient accounts to ensure an effective workflow throughout the organization.
Demonstrates ability to handle difficult situations by using effective problem solving skills.
Serves as a resource for patients and others with questions regarding registration, insurance eligibility and patient admission.
Collects insurance copays from patients.
Collaborates with others to ensure a positive and effective patient experience.
Demonstrates ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment with constant interruption.
Flexible availability to accommodate work coverage requests.
Able to accurately type at least 40 words per minute.
Relates effectively to various types of customers in a professional and courteous manner.
Utilizes supervisor or manager to resolve issues/concerns as needed.
Attends and participates in departmental meetings.
All other duties as assigned.
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Requires a professional, service oriented individual with strong organization skills and good judgment. An independent thinker with the ability to work under limited supervision. Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Mental and visual attention requiring combination of alertness and manual dexterity when typing/using a PC. Able to stand for periods of time. Able to push 10-15 pounds.
High volume of telephone work and face to face interaction with patients, clinical service areas and other staff. Maneuver in fast paced inpatient and clinical areas. Professional business attire is required.
Because this position faces patients and the hospital is always open, the Admitting/ED Registrar must be prepared to work outside his/her scheduled hours when required by the Manager. This is an essential employee role. During a state of emergency or disaster that may impact the operations of the hospital, all employees in this role could be required to report for duty.
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