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South Central Regional Medical Center CLERICAL LEVEL I in Laurel, Mississippi

JOB SUMMARY

Job Class: 722/ 723 Admissions / Registration Clerk

Department: 9120 Admission / 9122 Admissions Rehab / 9100 Patient Accounts & 6800 Emergency Department

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

GENERAL FUNCTION: This position is accountable for the registration of patients at the hospital, including those for outpatient testing, surgeries, emergency room, and admissions. This position requires getting financial forms signed, securing deposits, verifying insurance, and assigning patient rooms. This position requires constant contact with patients and the public either by phone or in person. JOB DUTIES: -Register patients accurately and timely. -Verify insurance. -Collect deposits. -Make financial arrangements. -Assign patient rooms. -Pre-register patients over the phone, verifying insurance and pre-certification requirements. -Complete financial applications for inpatients with no insurance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -Must be able to type 30 wpm -Ability to read, write and understand verbal and written instructions. -Basic computer skills CONTACTS: -Within organization—all departments -Outside organization—insurance companies, physician’s offices, nursing homes, patient employers, vocational rehabilitation, and welfare department. DECISION MAKING: -Decision taken to supervisor for approval:

  • ETO Time

  • Clarification of changes of a procedure

RESPONSIBLE FOR: -Computer -Printers -Copiers -Paper/Forms -Money received from patients

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