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Patient Registration Associate - Float

Company: Crossing Rivers Health
Location: Prairie Du Chien
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Apply Description Patient Registration AssociateFull-Time Float / $15 per hourVarious shifts to include days/nights with weekend and holiday rotation Come join our team! Crossing Rivers Health provides competitive pay along with an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision; life insurance, short term disability, generous paid time off, a retirement plan w/company match, and more! Our core values are practiced and exhibited throughout the organization every day in our actions and in services provided.Joy : Unity : Integrity : Compassion : Excellence Patient Registration Associates are responsible for the registration of patients, including patient interviews, pre-certifications, and handling routine patient inquiries and problems. Ensure continuity through each department for services rendered and explanation of Crossing Rivers Health policies regarding visitation, payment of charges, and services available. Essential Job Functions * Efficiently register inpatients, obtaining complete and accurate information and distributing forms to appropriate departments. Includes Acute, SNF, IMC, Respite, and Hospice. * Efficiently register outpatients, obtaining complete and accurate information and instructing patients in direction of appropriate department. * Check for accuracy and typographical errors during registration. * Conducts Insurance Verification using automated capabilities. * Conduct pre-registration activities to assist in reducing wait times. * Promptly phone insurance companies to pre-certify inpatient and same day surgery patients, as well as some outpatient procedures. * Routinely run daily census sheet, verify admissions and discharges with admission book; distribute census sheet and list of patients to appropriate departments and staff. * Obtain proper signatures for consent of treatment, authorization of release of information, and assignment of benefits. * Verify, on a daily basis, accuracy of admissions. Complete discharges and room transfers in EPIC. * Contact Utilization Review Coordinator, when necessary. * Maintain scheduling for outpatient clinic appointments and interact with physicians in a professional, approachable manner. FAX schedules to appropriate clinics and deliver to appropriate hospital departments. * Distribute morning newspapers to appropriate locations within the facility. * Distribute admissions papers to appropriate departments, including maintaining copies in the Patient Registration department. * Receive and interview incoming patients or relatives to obtain pertinent data for pre-registration documents; pre-certify with insurance, when necessary. * Initiate pre-admit patients for their SDS or inpatient stay. * Pre-register outreach clinic patients and get packets ready for the day of service; make reminder phone calls. * Provide assistance to Emergency Department, as requested by the RN, which may involve/require some direct patient contact and/or care. * Conducts Medicare Medical Necessity checking using Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) automated capabilities. * Conduct point-of-service collections. * Perform pre-registration for rehabilitation, same-day surgery, medical imaging and other departments as assigned. * Participants in Key performance indicators including Point-of-Service Collection (e.g. 2% of overall net revenue), Pre-registration verified at 100% and Registration accuracy greater than 95%. * Adequately perform all other duties as deemed necessary for the continued viability and success of the department and organization as a whole. Competencies * Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. * Communication - The ability to get one's ideas across to others through oral or written means and to understand the ideas of others through effective listening skills. * Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures. * Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others. * Honesty/Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. * Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous. * Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers. * Reliability - the trait of being dependable and trustworthy. * Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct. * Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations. Reasonable Accommodations Statement To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requirements Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required Experience: No prior experience necessary Computer Skills: Basic computer and typing proficiency Certifications & Licenses: Maintain certification in CPR, as required by all personnel involved in direct patient Other Requirements: Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

Keywords: Crossing Rivers Health, Cedar Rapids , Patient Registration Associate - Float, Other , Prairie Du Chien, Iowa

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