Registrar-PRN in Beckley, WV at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Raleigh General Hospital

Performs receptionist, registration, and clerical duties associated with direct and scheduled patient admissions. Interviews patients for all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage.

Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy, assigning medical record number if appropriate.

Distributes and explains forms, documents, and educational handouts to patients or family members, ensures all necessary signatures are obtained for treatment.
Meets with patient or patient's caregiver before or after admission to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of process and addresses concerns and questions.
Communicates with admitting physician's office, nursing unit staff, and/or other appropriate personnel regarding admission to exchange necessary information and determine placement.
Verifies insurance benefits and obtains precertification/authorization as necessary. Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to financial counselors for follow up.
Researches the patients visit history to ensure compliance with third party payer requirements, completing appropriate documentation as applicable.
Collects co-pays and other funds from patients based upon established criteria.

Reports to: Assistant Director of Patient Registration

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: G03

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent Required or 3 years of directly related experience may be substituted for the required education.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Knowledge of medical terminology strongly preferred.
Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, printer, copier, fax, calculator.
Time management and organizational skills.
Minimum Work Experience
Billing or collection experience preferred. Computer experience required.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran