Admitting Clerk - Part Time
- Job Title: Admitting Clerk - Part Time
- 557 W. Washington
- Burns, OR, 97720
- Base Pay: $13.37 - $17.97 / HOUR
- Employee Type: Part Time(Non-Exempt)
- Manage Others: No
- Name: Jen Hoke
- Phone: 541-573-8642
- Email: email@example.com
Perform a variety of office tasks primarily related to the admitting of patients, data entry of patient information to computer system, and processing of payments, under a team concept that enhances consistency of department operations. Act as general reception for hospital, greeting visitors and answering main telephone system to respond to general inquiries, relay calls and page personnel.
Admit patients, obtain accurate and complete patient demographics, insurance information, and signatures. Enter admissions in inpatient log.
Check in all patients for all departments within the hospital i.e., Lab, Radiology, Surgery, ER, Outpatient Nursing, etc.
Enter patient data into computer and prepare admitting paperwork.
Verify there is an insurance authorization on file for Radiology, i.e. MRI’s and CT’s, etc., if needed, from the outside ordering provider.
Notify insurance companies of inpatient or observation admits. Work with Utilization Review/Discharge Planner to assure paperwork and notices are complete.
Complete Emergency Room patient information, make copies, and distribute.
Operate switchboard, relay incoming and outgoing calls, page personnel.
Coordinate flow of outpatients to various departments.
Greet patients, accept payments, write receipts, answer patient questions or refer them to the proper account representative.
Balance Cash Drawer nightly.
Perform a variety of general clerical duties, such as filing, envelope stuffing, copying, and record scanning, etc.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of general office practices, computer/data entry procedures, operation of office equipment, use of telephone systems, arithmetic, spelling, English and grammar. General knowledge of confidentiality concepts and requirements. Ability to communicate effectively with public, insurance companies, and staff both orally and in writing. Equivalent to a high school education and six (6) months related experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience working directly with the public and/or in a hospital environment. Experience communicating with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.