Patient Registration Representative

Job ID
2020-103151
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Patient Registration
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
Mark Twain Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
As defined by the CBA and business needs.
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SAN ANDREAS

Overview

Mark Twain Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.   Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California. Since opening, Mark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County. We offer care, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are committed to the values of dignity, collaboration, justice, stewardship and excellence.

Responsibilities

Employing excellent customer service skills, the Patient Registration Representative is responsible for ensuring a
positive patient experience throughout the registration process. In order to ensure appropriate reimbursement for
services rendered, primary duties include:

 

a) Appropriate patient identification

b) Collecting accurate and thorough patient demographic data

c) Obtaining insurance information and verifying eligibility and benefits

d) Determining and collecting patient financial liability

e) Referring patients to the Patient Registration Specialist as needed for assistancewith financial counseling and/or clearance

 

The Patient Registration Representative adheres to the organization's policies and procedures for resolution of patient financial liability. Additionally, the Patient Registration Representative is an information source for patients and families by explaining hospital policies, patient financial responsibilities and Patient Rights and Responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in a hospital Patient Registration department, physician office setting, healthcare
    insurance company, revenue cycle vendor, and/or other revenue cycle related roles. 2 years preferred.
  • Applicable education and/or training can be used to balance a lack of experience. High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Thorough understanding of insurance policies and procedures. Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Able to perform basic mathematics for payment calculation. Intermediate to advanced computer skills.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of charity care programs as well as the various government and non-government programs preferred.

 

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