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Admitting Clerk

  • Ref: 297619
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Industry: Hospitals
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $17.00 - $18.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Experienced Admitting Clerk needed for mid-Westchester Hospital to process all inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery and private Ambulatory registration which includes interviewing the incoming patients to obtain pertinent demographic and insurance data and obtaining required signatures.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for generating patient charts, ID bracelets, obtain pertinent signatures, coordinate patient charts to include physician orders, medical consent, and direct patients to appropriate ancillary department for testing.
  • Integrate the use of software for insurance Eligibility, copays and correcting registration error at the time of registration
  • Responsible for checking inpatient and ambulatory patient’s valuables with the cashier and have patient sign the Valuable
  • Policy Release form which should be included in the patient folder.
  • Distribute "Patient Guide" which includes Patient Bill of Rights, Health Care Proxy and Medicare Notices.
  • Process patient pre-admission for all elective patients either by telephone or when patient arrives for pre-op testing.
  • Responsible for informing patients about their responsibilities at the time of pre-registration.
  • Responsible for entering ordered tests into Order Communication system to ensure that the ancillary departments receive appropriate testing orders through the computer system.
  • Responsible for completing pre-certification process on the weekends for those insurances carriers mandating the completion of the process on weekend.
  • Responsible for escorting patient to Ambulatory Surgery unit.

Education

  • High School Diploma Required

Experience & Skills Required

  • Prior insurance & authorization verification knowledge
  • Prior pre-registration knowledge in hospital setting 
  • MS Office proficiency

Other Information

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