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Registration Specialist - Admitting

Company: St. Joseph Health Covenant Health
Location: Eureka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Registration Specialist - National Union of Health Workers for the Admitting Department at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.Location: Eureka, CAWork Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hoursShift: 10 hour, EveningsJob Summary:Under the immediate direction of the Lead and Supervisor, the registration specialist is competent in insurance verification and performs specific routines, ensuring that each admission conforms to the defined policies and procedures. Registration Specialist is cross-trained to perform duties of PBX Operator and assists in deposit functions and incoming/outgoing mail. Performs related tasks as required. Interacts with infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients in an age appropriate manner.Essential Functions:Helps orient new hires to the department.Registers patients accurately.Interfaces and communicates with all hospital employees, building and maintaining a positive and constructive working relationship.Verifies that each admission conforms to the defined policies and procedures of the registration process.Ensures authorizations have been obtained and entered into Meditech.Attends department staff meetings.Complies with Health Stream and Employee Health requirements.Assists Department Lead and Supervisor as required.All patients are registered accurately and proficiently, according to departmental policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Insureds name, relationship, and policy number are correct. Financial class and insurance plan code are correct. Complete and accurate Medicare screening questions answered on all Medicare patients. ID Insurance card and Physicians orders are scanned into Meditech. Advance directives questions are answered completely on Admits and scanned into Meditech. Consent for Treatment signed and Important Medicare Message signed on all Inpatients.Quality Assurance must be performed to ensure the highest degree of data integrity through the timely, complete, and efficient collection of patient information: No spelling errors. Correct armbands for patient. Copays/Deductibles and Deposits are requested from all insured and self-pay patients.Patient valuables are registered and released without error or complaint.Completes age-specific competency orientation and training.Quality Improvement: Resource Utilization: Ensures that appropriate supplies and equipment are available, accounted for, and used in a cost-effective manner. Safety: Helps to provide a clean, comfortable environment for customers and others by taking appropriate safety precautions and responds to urgent safety situations effectively. Productivity: A minimum of 5 registrations completed hourly. Organizes, prioritizes and completes activities in an efficient manner. Demonstrates initiative in assisting others and performing other duties based on skill level and training orientation. Quality Improvement Program: Participates in department problem solving, suggests improvements, and facilitates change.Skills :Excellent public relations/customer service skills.Ability to work at a fast pace in a multi-task environment.Accurate typing skills.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.Ability to write reports and correspondence.Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees, both in person and by telephone.Ability to multi-task and critical thinking skills preferred.Medical terminology preferred.Ability to adapt to high-pressure situations.Minimum Position Qualifications:Education :H.S. Diploma or GEDExperience :Extensive customer-oriented experience.Computer experience.Preferred Position Qualifications:Education :Coursework/Training - Some college.National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.Company: Humboldt County EntitiesCategory: Administrative (Clinical)Req ID: R329569

Keywords: St. Joseph Health Covenant Health, Redding , Registration Specialist - Admitting, Other , Eureka, California

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