Department Name PATIENT ACCESS Job Description POSITION SUMMARYTo collect, analyze and record demographic, insurance/financial and clinical data accurately and to obtain other information and signatures necessary for scheduling, registration and billing.
To register patients for hospital services.
Nonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime)MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSWork experience may substitute for minimum education requirement.
High School Diploma or GED required.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSFollows policies on cash control established within the department.
Greets patients and collects/analyzes demographic data.
Verifies insurance, financial and other clinical data with the patient.
Collects co-pays and deductibles at the time of discharge.
Mentors new employees and assists them with getting oriented to the department.
Attends all mandatory staff meetings and training classes.
Overall Core Job Responsibilities ratings Scans admission papers and obtains signatures from patients, guarantors and/or witnesses.
Performs bedside registration as appropriate.
Monitors patient flow on an ongoing basis.
Follows the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.
Other Requirements CONTACTSGeriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years Toddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years School:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 years Neonate:
Birth - 1 yearPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTTwist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Bend Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
No supervisory responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSNone requiredKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESOrganizational skills Ability to type 30 WPM Written and verbal communication skills Interpersonal skills Knowledge and experience in healthcare Ability to work as part of a team Ability to operate various office machines including printers, computers and various software packagesPosition Status Regular Shift Evenings Hours of Work 7pm-11pm; 7on/7off Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Hours Per Week 14 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 2089BR Removal Date 08-May-2015

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