PATIENT REGISTRATION - PATIENT ACCESS CLERK - PRN

McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center - Springfield, OR3.6

Full-time$15 - $23 an hour
EducationSkills
PATIENT REGISTRATION - PATIENT ACCESS CLERK - PRN-1841614

About us:
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center is an acute-care, 114-bed hospital located in Springfield, Ore., serving the Lane County area. The hospital provides a broad range of services, including Intensive Care/Coronary Care, Pulmonary Medicine, Oncology, Da Vinci Technology Surgery, CT Scan, MRI, Maternity, Reproductive Services, Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Rehabilitation and a 24-Hour Emergency Department that is a designated Level III Trauma Center. McKenzie-Willamette is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC).
Description

Base Hourly Rate: $14.96 - $23.41

Hours: Varied

Hours Per Week: Varied

Date Posted: 09/07/2018

JOB SUMMARY:
Under immediate supervision of the Lead patient Access Clerk performs a variety of registration, admission, public relations, financial and medical service functions. Performs interviews for the purpose of initiating accounts. Evaluates information to determine appropriate flow of patient type, hospital service code, diagnosis, tests and procedures needed, medical necessity and priority. Determines appropriate documentation and form requirements based on medical and financial indicators. Secures information to assure rapid reimbursement. Initiates collection activity by requesting co-payments, deposits and anticipated balance due. Provides education to patients related to medical necessity requirements. Receives and documents acceptance of cash, checks, credit card payments as well as patient valuables. Acts as a liaison between the patient, visitors and others and of treatment authorization. Provides information and answers questions about consent for treatment, assignment of benefits, acceptance of financial responsibility, release of records, patient rights and responsibilities and advanced directives. Maintains required documentation including patient medical records, logs and schedules, written and electronic. Identifies, responds and announces all code phone and wall alarm activation.

Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE:
High School diploma or equivalent.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Typing 40+ wpm. Proficient computer skills. Medical terminology strongly preferred. Experience in medical setting preferred.

SKILLS:
Able to work efficiently in a distracting environment, adapting to frequent interruptions while maintaining efficiency, a calm demeanor and pleasant approach. Able to appropriately respond to extremely stressful and anxious people with compassion and understanding. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills. Heavy data entry. Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy. Ability to respond to any given situation in a positive manner, while working in a fast paced, multi-task environment. Excellent customer service skills.

Job Registration
Primary LocationOR-Springfield
Organization McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
Working Location Hospital
Shift Rotating
Forecasted paid hours per shift 12
Forecasted hours per pay week 12
Employee Status PRN