Patient Registration Representative - Emergency Registration - Full Time

Silver Spring, Maryland
Apr 28, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:Responsible for obtaining and verifying demographic and financial information for all inpatients and outpatients prior to or during the registration process. Patient Registration Representative I's will minimize the financial risk of providing services by assessing the patient's financial status, verifying and entering accurate patient information into the HBOC (Clinstar) system, obtaining signatures on all required hospital and regulatory forms and obtaining applicable patient payments prior to or at the time services are provided. Excellent customer service skills are utilized in all dealings with patients, family members, physician offices, third party payers and co-workers. Financial/insurance information is communicated to case management and financial counseling staff when appropriate. Completes all managed care notification requirements. Maintains patient confidentiality and adheres to the hospital's privacy and security policies at all times. May be required to enter lab and radiology orders when necessary. Other duties are as assigned. This position is the first in a series of three relating to patient registration and bed management. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written form. Fluency in both English and Spanish preferred.  Spanish may be required for this position in specific settings.
  • One-year experience in a hospital and/or other health care setting preferred.  Related college level courses may be considered in lieu of experience in a hospital and/or other health care setting.
  • Registration, billing, cash collections and/or third party/insurance payers and medical terminology preferred.
  • Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) or equivalent preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers. Specifically, Microsoft products and email.
  • Typing skills of 45 wpm or higher required. 
  • Excellent public relations and customer service skills.
  • Excellent telephone customer service skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Self-directed and ability to prioritize work in a stressful environment.
  • Ability and willingness to transport patients by wheelchair.
  • Ability to meet patient age-specific needs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
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