Registration Specialist I - Good Samaritan Hospital - (part-time) - Nights

Lebanon, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 59162

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Position Summary:

General Summary:

 

 


Works under direct supervision. Represents the System in a professional manner, using good customer service practices in the performance of the following duties: Is primarily responsible for admitting inpatients and/or registering outpatients. Performs a variety of functions including, but not limited to, interviewing, preparing admitting and other related forms, assigning rooms for inpatients (as appropriate), and preparing information and charges for billing purposes. Also performs a variety of functions related to cashiering and insurance verification.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:


1 Conducts patient interview, in person or by telephone, to collect accurate financial, biographic and demographic information for admission or registration.
2 Explains financial requirements to the patient or responsible party and collects deposits or deductibles as required. Explains insurance coverages and requirements for precertification/preauthorization, as applicable.
3 Prepares pre-admission and admitting forms, facilitates room transfers, prepares admitting and discharge reports.
4 Reviews pre-admissions and admissions to ascertain and verify insurance coverage and eligibility.
5 Collects and reviews hospital registrations to ensure accurate financial and demographic information has been obtained and properly entered into appropriate information systems.
6 Makes bed assignments based on patient preference, condition and diagnosis. Evaluates transfers of patients from ICUs, TCUs and specialty care areas.
7 Receives payments from patients and issues receipts. Works with the patient while investigating overpayments and researching other outstanding accounts for additional resource funding.
8 Reconciles daily cash and verifies account balances.
9 Compiles and distributes information regarding patients' personal, insurance and financial status. Provides appropriate forms to billing and other departments.
10 Reviews and prepares admitting and death or birth records to ensure compliance with medical-legal requirements.
11 Verifies insurance benefits assigned to the organization to determine if insurance coverage meets appropriate standards. Corresponds with patients to acquire required authorizations and assignments of benefits.
12 Maintains the insurance master file and updates as necessary.
13 Works with appropriate sources to coordinate precertification requirements with PROs, HMOs and other contractual third parties.

Required Experience

Minimum Education:

 

High School or G.E.D.

 

 

Minimum Experience:

 

3 - 6 months

 

 

Required Course(s)/Training:

 

6-8 week in-house registration procedures and medical terminology courses


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)


Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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