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Patient Registrar I-Hospital = 022

Company: Mercy Health System - WI
Location: Lake Geneva
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for patient registration duties for assigned clinics.Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to work alternateshifts, weekends and overtime during peak periods.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES? Gathers and enters in computer all necessary registrationinformation from patient/family.? Collects all applicable co-pays.? Coordinate placement of patient with appropriate unit. Attimes of peak census coordinates bed assignment with RegistrationDepartment Supervisor or Manager and Nursing Service Office.? Verifies insurance information. Disperses admissioninformation to appropriate departments. Performs pre-admission forpatients.? Works closely with clinics and physicians' office tocoordinate admissions of patients and appointments for outpatientservices.? Documents information pertaining to Advanced Directives intopatient charts.? Correctly identifies patients, generates patientidentification bracelet, medical record demographic sheet, and labels.Applies correct identification bracelet on patient.? Escorts patient to appropriate area. Must be able to pushpatient in wheelchair.CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONSTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate thefollowing behavior expectations:Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manageschanges in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughnessgiving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promotequality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time andprioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance;Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments;Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect andsensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicatesinformation to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes andfunctions.Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth andCulture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibitsobjectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level ofparticipation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomesfeedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork,supports and encourages positive change while giving value toindividuals.Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscalresponsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implementscost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEGraduate of high school or equivalentTwo years billing in a healthcare setting preferredKnowledge of all third party payors preferredADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSPassing the Driver's License Check and/or Credit Check (for thosepositions requiring).Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care WorkersBackground Check.Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESBasic knowledge of keyboard skills and medical terminology preferred.Excellent oral communication skills/organizational skillsAbility to handle stress and problem solveComputer experience preferredKnowledge of HBO & PPP desirableAble to work independentlyWORK ENVIRONMENTThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.Occupational Exposure: Category B -Some partners in the specified jobclassification have occupational exposure.AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED? Neonate (birth 28 days)? Infant (29 days less than 1 year)? Pediatric (1 year 12 years)? Adolescents (13 years 17 years)? Adult (18 years 64 years)? Geriatric (65 years and older)Non-Specific Task (N/A)INFORMATION ACCESSPartner may access patient care information needed to perform their jobduties.WORK CONTACT GROUPPartners, physicians, patients/family, visitors, vendorsSPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions ofthe position with or without reasonable accommodations.Medium work exerting 10 to 25 lbs of force frequently and 25 to 60 lbsof force occasionally. While performing the duties of this job, theemployee is frequently required to sit, handle, finger, feel, reach,talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk,stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Specific vision abilities required bythis job include frequent close vision and ability to adjust focus andoccasional distance vision. Prolonged sitting. Manual dexterity neededto operate telephone and keyboard. Must be able to push patient inwheelchair.LEVEL OF SUPERVISIONSome independent judgment is required, but alternatives are limited bystandard practices or procedures.SUPERVISESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Keywords: Mercy Health System - WI, Kenosha , Patient Registrar I-Hospital = 022, Other , Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

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