Job: Admitting Representative - PRN (As needed) Bagdad Location

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Pay: $15 to $20/hour

Posted: 05/24/2017

Job Status: On Call

Job Description

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit Critical Access Hospital. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that built Wickenburg, our Community Hospital and Clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first. We are committed to being the world-class health and wellness leader for all communities we serve.

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Position Summary: 

The Patient Registration Representative is responsible for greeting incoming patients and visitors, performing all registration duties including entering pertinent patient information, verifying insurance eligibility, collecting payment for services, and explaining various registration forms for all hospital inpatient, outpatient, emergency department, and surgery patients.   Provides exceptional care and service to patients, guests and fellow employees at all times. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Greet patients and visitors in a friendly and professional manner, ascertain purpose of visit and direct to the appropriate staff or department
  • Process patient registrations in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Enter and verify accuracy of all patient demographic and insurance/billing information at time of check-in
  • Obtain copy of patient identification, insurance cards and physician orders and scan into patients account
  • Verify insurance eligibility prior to services rendered
  • Explain and obtain signatures on all required registration forms, including Patient Rights, Consent to Treat, Conditions of Admission, and Release of Information.
  • Collect and receipt payments due at time of registration for scheduled outpatient appointments and surgeries as noted on the pre-admit paperwork from schedulers.
  • Collect and receipt co- payments, deposits and/or payment arrangements for Emergency Department visits after patient has been triaged.
  • Assign inpatients to a room
  • Enter admit, discharge and transfer times as per physician orders in patients accounts
  • Answer phones and route calls to appropriate staff/department in a professional manner
  • Adhere to HIPAA privacy regulations at all times
  • Must be able to travel to travel to Wickenburg Community Hospital for mandatory meetings 

Additional Duties as Directed:

  • Communicate effectively with all co-workers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Attend organizational and department meetings when indicated
  • Participate in team discussions and planning
  • Follow all hospital policies and procedures
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Hospital Registration Supervisor or Patient Access Manager

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, Bilingual/Spanish preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous medical office experience preferred
  • Knowledge of third party payer’s preferred

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