Dignity Health PATIENT REGISTRATION REP-ER in SAN LUIS OBISPO, California
French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.
About this position:
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 assistance with 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.
• 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.
• Experience in requesting and processing financial payments.
• Intermediate to advanced computer skills.
• Knowledge of charity care programs as well as the various government and non-government programs preferred.
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Job ID 2018-49410
Employment Type Full Time
Department Patient Registration
Hours / Pay Period 72
Facility French Hospital Medical Center
Shift 12 Hour Day
Location SAN LUIS OBISPO
Standard Hours Mon to Friday, Every other weekend, 9am or 1130 am, 12 hr shifts