Patient Access ED Registrar

Employer
Adventist Health Care
Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist Healthcare Care. Compassion. Community. Bring your passion for customer service and your experience as a Patient Access Emergency Department Registrar to Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) in Takoma Park, MD! We are currently recruiting for an experienced Patient Access Emergency Department Registrar to work full-time. Work Schedule Full time 7am - 3:30 pm and every other weekend Responsibilities The Registrar will originate a patient medical record and account number by obtaining and accurately keying demographic, financial and clinical information into the host computer system. Completes insurance verification to maximize reimbursement for Adventist Healthcare, achieve Point of Service collection goals, and assist with achieving departmental goals. Provides compassionate service to all patients and displays actions and attitudes that portray and contribute to the Critical Success factors of the organization. Duties: Completes follow-up in accordance to department policy. Escalate appropriate issues to management Verify accuracy of all insurance information Conducts patient account assessments Verify insurance eligibility for all patients Attempt to ensure patient liabilities are paid in full at time of service. Communication clearly to patient or patient designee, insurance coverages/benefits, patient financial obligations, and impact of unpaid services Coordinates bed placement according to hospital guidelines and/or given staffing guidelines. Other duties as assigned Qualifications MUST have at least one year of experience in hospital setting (preferably the ED dept), verifying insurance and bed control, to be considered for this position Type at least 35wpm Good customer service skills Ability to handle emergency patient / fast paced environment Ability to work in a team setting Tobacco Statement Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use. We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing. Equal Employment Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Learn More Cut and paste this link into your web browser -Healthcare

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