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Imaging Registration Specialist - PRN in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

Arranges for the efficient and accurate registration of all patients. Obtains required signatures and provides general information regarding hospital policies, registration procedures, benefits, patient rights, and patient financial responsibilities. Responsible for accurate information collection, and providing exemplary customer service.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Duty 1: Conducts patient interviews in a courteous and confidential manner in order to obtain and record patient demographic, insurance, and financial information. Accurately enters all information in the ADT system, completing all necessary forms (i.e. Medicare Questionnaire). Obtains patient consent signatures. Reviews physician orders for completeness and accuracy.
  • Duty 2: Review physician’s orders for completeness and accuracy.  Obtains additional documentation as necessary.
  • Duty 3: Prepares patient information, inclusive of face-sheets, consent, physician orders, and all other documentation.
  • Duty 4: Efficient in operation of the document imaging system.  Scans and retrieves all pertinent documents including physician orders, consents, insurance cards, and photo ID’s into the document imaging system.  Assures that scanned images are legible and of good quality.
  • Duty 5: Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits for all applicable insurance companies utilizing the electronic insurance verification system.
  • Duty 6: Informs the patient of any financial responsibility for deductible, co-insurance and/or co-pay amounts.  Collects payments according to established BVHS guidelines.
  • Duty 7: Identifies and refers uninsured patients to the Financial Counselor for assistance.
  • Duty 8: Conducts computerized medical necessity screening for all Medicare patients.  Offers ABN and obtains necessary signatures as appropriate.  Documents activity in the appropriate Meditech system fields.
  • Duty 9: Maintains acceptable accuracy and productivity rates as well as assures information documented in appropriate systems and fields.
  • Duty 10: Provides exemplary customer service to all individuals.  Acts as a liaison between BVHS and the patient/family to resolve issues.  Possesses ability to explain procedures, wait time expectations, hospital policies, insurance coverage, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma required
  • Data entry and/or PC experience required
  • Medical terminology coursework or knowledge required
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status
  • Interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some related college preferred
  • Registration experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion. Individual must be able to sit four hours a day, walk two hours a day and stand two hours a day with intermittent lifting, bending and squatting. This position requires an individual to lift 50 pounds and reach work above the shoulders. Associate must have good eye/hand coordination with the ability to grasp, push and pull, fine finger dexterity and manipulation. This position requires corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Associate must be able to push patients in a wheelchair and carry their luggage. The associate must have excellent verbal skills to communicate with patients, physicians, and co-workers.