This position is responsible for registering patients (inpatient, outpatient, emergency department patients & pre-registered patients) by obtaining individual identifying data, such as demographic and financial data for the patient’s permanent medical record and episode-specific financial statement. The registrar should be able to admit or register patients in an accurate and timely manner. Registrar is also responsible for ensuring that proper authorization for treatment/admission has been obtained prior to services being rendered.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Medical terminology preferred. Efficient & effective computer skills, effective oral and written communication skills.
Experience: Previous experience in a clerical position in a health-care institution or physician office is required. Experience with health insurance, follow up billing and medical terminology is required. Must have computer proficiency, including basic components of windows, word processing and software navigation. Types data enters at a rate of 40 words per minute or higher with no mistakes. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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