Registrar Augusta Parallon in Augusta, GA at Parallon

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    3651 Wheeler Road
    Augusta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you interested in furthering your career in healthcare and patient access?  If so, we can help you realize your professional potential in our registration department as a Registrar.  All you have to do is to apply right now!
The individual hired into this position will work on an "AS NEEDED" basis.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration.  Interviews patients for all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage.
  • Interview patients at workstation or at bedside to obtain all necessary account information.  Bed-side registration performed utilizing carts/computers on wheels
  • Ensure charts are completed and accurate
  • Verify all insurance and obtain pre-certification/authorization
  • Calculate and collect patient liable amounts
  • Ensure that all necessary signatures are obtained for treatments
  • Answer any questions and explains policies clearly
  • Process patient charts according to paperwork flow needs and established productivity standards
  • Welcome patient and family members in a professional manner.  Contact the nursing staff for emergency medical needs and answer patient and visitor questions
  • Secure all signatures necessary for treatments, release of medical information, assignment of insurance benefits, and payment of services from legally responsible parties.  Obtain copies of necessary identification and insurance cards.
  • Register and admit all patients after the other registration departments are closed.  Route admission documents and forms to appropriate departments
  • Work with physician offices and ancillary departments, providing information when necessary or forwarding relevant documents
  • Document complaints received from patients, the medical staff, and ancillary departments on an incident report form and refer to coordinator for follow-up action
  • Escort patient to his/her destination or refers patient to an available escort

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • At least one year of patient registration experience preferred
  • At least one year of customer service experience required
  • Excellent computer skills