Registrar Redmond PRN- As needed in Rome, GA at Parallon

Date Posted: 3/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    501 Redmond Road
    Rome, GA
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • 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!
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration.  Interviews patients for all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage.
Duties (included but not limited to):
  • Interview patients at workstation or at bedside to obtain all necessary account information. Bed-side registration performed utilizing carts/computers on wheels
  • Follow AIDET guidelines in all interactions with the patient
  • Provide exemplary Customer Service
  • Ensure charts are completed and accurate
  • Verify all insurance and obtain pre-certification/authorization
  • Calculate and collect patient liability amounts
  • Ensure that all necessary signatures are obtained for treatments
  • Answers 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
  • Interview incoming patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain identifying and demographical information with insurance and financial information
  • Assign Insurance Plans (IPlans) accurately
  • Search MPI completely and assign the correct medical record number. Notify HIM for any duplicate unit numbers
  • Verify insurance benefits and determines pre-certification/authorization status via on-line or other resources. If pre-certification/authorization/notification of admission is required and has not been obtained, initiate via Passport, on-line or phone call. - Enter all information and authorization/referral numbers into the registration system.
  • 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.
  • Understand/explain policies regarding services, pricing, insurance billing, and payment of account. Request full or partial payment for services rendered according to collection policies.
  • Follows all guidelines set forth in the Cash Handling policy. Produce paperwork on each patient for distribution to appropriate departments.
  • Cross-trained to register patients in any registration area
  • Work with physician offices and ancillary departments, providing information when necessary or forwarding relevant documents
  • Scan appropriate order in Front Office Scanning.
  • Escort patient to his/her destination or refers patient to an available transporter
  • Activate all pre-registered patients that have reported for service

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
  • PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Basic skills – demonstrates ability to organize, perform and track multiple tasks accurately in short timeframes, have ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple demands, ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player, adaptability, analytical and problem solving ability and attention to detail and able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

  • Work is performed in an office environment or hospital setting. Requires prolonged sitting/standing for long periods of time (depending on the duration of the shift, this could be 7-10 hours), some bending, stooping, walking and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports or other information. Requires lifting papers/boxes and pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Pushing computer cart on wheels while registering