REGISTRATION CLERK Job at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center – 3.3 in Cambridge, OH

Job Description

Basic Function:
Under the general supervision of the Director of Registration and the Registration Supervisor, the Outpatient Registrar will conduct the registration process for all scheduled and “walk-in” outpatients. Specifically, this position gathers all necessary demographic and insurance information. Must verify patient has a valid physician order.

Essential Functions:
Registers patients who have been referred by a doctor for outpatient services.

Accepts information for out-patient services and gathers necessary patient information including diagnosis and insurance information.

Interviews patients in advance whenever possible from the pre-scheduled list.

Collects billing information when registering patient, and forwards same to Business office.

Screens for Medicare Medical Necessity and refers to appropriate personnel.

Obtain pre-certifications when necessary for outpatient testing.

Make copies of insurance cards and other relevant information for imaging.

Obtains necessary signatures and consents.

Inform every patient of patient privacy act.

A high level of patient centered customer service demonstrated in each individual encounter.

Properly recording of information to provide accurate records.

Maintaining a pleasant and courteous attitude during all contact concerning patient accounts and other hospital business.

Compliance with hospital policies and procedures.

Maintaining confidential information according to HIPPA guidelines.

Proper use of time, equipment and supplies.

Performing all duties and activities with proper regard for the safety of patients, visitors, fellow associates, professional staff, and the associate.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Training: High school graduate or equivalent.

knowledge of computer and Medical Terminology. Also insurance experience is helpful; particular medical office skills.

Medical terminology helpful.

An understanding of basic English, and speech communications important for verbal ability is required in discussing financial and personal matters with patients or their representatives to be clearly understood.

Numerical ability is required in compiling or reviewing data relating to accounts.

Clerical ability is required for proper recording of financial data.

Knowledge of Accounts Receivables system in the hospital computer.

Location: Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center · CENTRAL REGISTRATION

Schedule: Full Time, 2nd/3rd shift flex

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Company: Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center – 3.3

Company Location:  Cambridge, OH

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