Patient Registrar Registration


JOB REQUIREMENTS: Overview Patient Registrar, Registration, Janesville,
Evenings/Nights, 80 Hrs / 2 wks Schedule: Varies between 9:30am –
11:00pm Every other weekend and some holidays required for registration
positions. Mercyhealth Patient Registrars are responsible for patient
registration duties at Mercyhealth Hospital locations. Patient
Registrars will demonstrate behavior that reflects the hospitals
mission, vision and values. Patient Registrars will greet patients or
family members in the various hospital settings and assist them in
answering any questions or concerns they may have in person or over the
phone. This position is fast paced (sometimes chaotic) and you will be
the person patients and our clinical care teams rely on to get patients
entered or checked in within the electronic medical record to get care
started. As Mercyhealth Patient Registrars we are part of Revenue Cycle
and are responsible for accurate registrations, obtaining insurance
coverage, educating our patients on their financial responsibilities and
collecting applicable payments. To thrive in this job, you will need to
be confident with technology and typing; however you dont need to have
any previous experience or knowledge in healthcare. Since some shifts
are in an Emergency Department, you will need to be prepared to see
serious illness and injuries. This position requires weekend and holiday
rotations. Responsibilities Gathers and enters in computer all necessary
registration information from patient/family. Collects all applicable
co-pays. Coordinate placement of patient with appropriate unit. At times
of peak census coordinates bed assignment with Registration Department
Supervisor or Manager and Nursing Service Office. Verifies insurance
information. Disperses admission information to appropriate departments.
Performs pre-admission for patients. Works closely with clinics and
physicians office to coordinate admissions of patients and
appointments for outpatient services. Documents information pertaining
to Advanced Directives into patient charts. Correctly identifies
patients, generates patient identification bracelet, medical record
demographic sheet, and labels. Applies correct identification bracelet
on patient. Escorts patient to appropriate area. Must be able to push
patient in wheelchair. Education and Experience Graduate of high school
or equivalent One to two years customer service experience required
Knowledge of third party payors preferred Medical terminology preferred
Special Physicial Demands The Special Physical Demands are considered
Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable
accommodations. Medium work exerting 10 to 25 lbs of force frequently
and 25 to 60 lbs of force occasionally. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is… For full info follow application link.
EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity
employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.