Front Desk Reception Job at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare – 3.6 in Chesapeake, VA

Job Description

Under direct and indirect supervision of Front Desk Supervisor and C.E.O., confirm patient appointments, pre-screen patients and manage the timely flow of patients checking in and out of the facility. Professionally and politely greet all patients and visitors. Assist with all other office and clerical duties as needed.


Major Job Functions:
Greet all patients entering the facility. Assist patients as needed by using wheelchair, etc.

Verify identity and purpose for their visit.

Ensure that all patients complete necessary forms in a timely manner and that a copy of their current insurance and identification cards are obtained, verified, corrected if needed and scanned in. Provide assistance with paperwork and instructions, if needed.

Update patient registration forms.

Administer special forms as required: Demographics, HIPAA Compliance & Financial Forms.

Ensure that patient completely reviews and signs Patient Safety Questionnaire and all other necessary authorizations.

Review the patient’s answers on the forms to ensure the patient is cleared for the exam. Inquire and ask for details.

Update and ensure that all departments received required patient registration/script/order information. If missing, enter referring physician’s information. Check the script and all pertinent information for accuracy.

Collect and record patient payments to ensure accurate accounting. Discuss monthly payment agreements and ABNs (for Medicare).

Count petty cash every opening and closing shift. Reconcile daily payments every evening for Billing Department.

Assist with incoming phone calls as necessary and transfer appropriately.

Call “no shows” or rescheduled appointments. Clean out the pending folder.

Schedule walk in X-Ray patients.

Maintain accurate documentation of all film and CD transfers. Instruct the patient to sign out films and CDs. Document the patient chart and scan the sign out form into the patient chart.

Ensure that reception area is neat and orderly at all times. Replace expired magazines for new magazines. Tidy the tables and chairs.

Contact patient transportation when necessary.

Assemble paperwork packets for the next day exams. Paperwork packets should be assembled based on scan.

Pertinent previous exams, studies, labs, films and reports should be present prior to or at the time of scheduled exam. If not, inquire from patient when and where previous studies are. Notify supervisor or pull applicable studies from online site.

Check previous day’s paperwork to ensure the electronic version is saved prior to destroying the original.

CT preparation kits.

High School Diploma

Previous healthcare experience and courses in medical terminology preferred

Ability to operate copier, FAX machine, postage machine and computer

Must have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to set priorities and manage varying workload

Location: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare · First Meridian Med Corp

Schedule: Full Time, Days, Mon – Fri, some Sat

About Company

Company: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare – 3.6

Company Location:  Chesapeake, VA

About Chesapeake Regional Healthcare - 3.6