Patient Registration Specialist, Emergency Room
PRN/OCC, Variable shifts
Coordinates the centralized scheduling of all out patient diagnostic and surgical procedures. Accurate collection and data entry of the required financial and demographic information for all patients registered to our facility. Ensuring verification of benefits and pre-certification requirements are met prior to scheduled appointment/admission. Follow up as necessary on all urgent or unscheduled registrations for consistency in the process. Establishes controls so unscheduled patients understand and receive accurate information on their patient liability.
Will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a Bachelor's degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience in hospital setting or financial area required. Strong knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Must be familiar with insurance plans and requirements.