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Admitting Specialist

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Details

Washington Regional Med. Ctr. - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
High School Diploma or GED
None
Day
Admissions & Billing Services

Description

Position Summary

The role of the Admitting Specialist reports to the Admissions Manager. This position is responsible for ensuring patient demographic information collected is accurate and entered into the billing system for outpatient and inpatient encounters. This position will be cross trained to function in various admissions areas.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Engage with patients, guests, and coworkers in a positive and professional manner
  • Ensure compliance with HIPAA policy
  • Escort and/or transport patients to their appropriate destination
  • Continuously monitor dedicated physician hotline for timely encounter creation
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of registration information via the appropriate software
  • Obtain picture ID of patient to ensure adherence to the Red Flag Rule
  • Obtain all necessary documents and signatures and scan into the appropriate systems
  • Coordinate bed placement and physician orders with Bed Control while communicating any delays to the patient and/or family and leadership
  • Prepare estimate of services owed by patient according to specific payor contract, prepares payment arrangements with guarantor, and collects upfront payment, as necessary
  • Reconcile daily cash collection and present findings to the Cashier
  • Perform daily census reconciliation
  • Resolve all registration edit errors daily

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Licensure and Certifications: N/A
  • Experience: Minimum 1 years’ experience in a previous medical office setting, preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology, CPT, and ICD10 coding, preferred.

Work Environment: This position will spend 80% of the time sitting while performing work in a standard office environment and 20% of work time standing and/or walking short frequent distances with occasional lifting, bending, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs. This position may be exposed to communicable disease and body fluids.

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