Prime Healthcare

Patient Account Registrar - Admitting*

Facility La Palma Intercommunity Hospital
Location
US-CA-La Palma
ID
2022-103653
Category
Admin
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

Founded in 1972, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital is a 141-bed acute-care community hospital and the only hospital in La Palma. Our highly qualified team is committed to providing outstanding service in a safe, comfortable, and caring environment. Patients treated at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital benefit from the expertise of a large hospital system in a smaller, more personal setting. For more information visit www.lapalmaintercommunityhospital.com.

Responsibilities

The Patient Account Registrar interviews the patient or his/her representative to obtain patient demographics. This position also secures insurance information, eligibility, benefits and authorizations as applicable. Works closely with all facets of the Admitting department including PBX operator function and reception areas. Must be able to operate a computer to input and retrieve data. Ability to communicate with the population served, utilizing age specific techniques from neonatal, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle adult to geriatrics. Maintain proficiency in medical terminology. Special projects or other assignments may be given with expectations to be completed in a specified timeframe.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Previous hospital experience as an admissions representative preferred.
  2. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  3. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Ability to multi-task, prioritize needs to meet required timelines.
  5. Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. Customer Services experience required.
  7. High School Graduate or GED Equivalent Required (effective 4/1/14 for all new hires).

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law:  https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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