Coffee Regional Medical Center Registrar/Clinical Assistant (FT) in Douglas, Georgia

Registrar/Clinical Assistant (FT)

Department:

Clinical Services

Schedule:

Full-time

Shift:

Hours:

Will include weekends/holidays

Job Code:

1-6234-604

Job Details:

POSITION SUMMARY Timely and accurate compilation of patient socio-demographic and insurance data at the time of service. Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to all entry points of admission. Makes patients and families aware of hospital policies and procedures. Effectively, yet professionally, request and collect patient estimated balances, including co-payments and deductibles. Assist with flow of data between physicians, their offices, nursing units, ancillary areas, business office services, insurance companies and patient's while insuring patient confidentiality is not breached. The duties of this position require the exercise of courtesy and patience in speaking with patients, families, and others to maintain sound public relations. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent customer service skills. Reads and understands the English language. Ability to think critically and analytically with little or no supervision Ability to work effectively in situations of high stress and conflict and communicate goals and outcomes. Ability to process information and prioritize Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills Possesses independent work habits, is self-reliant and self-directedAbility to learn, adapt, and change as required by the job functions Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of material and information accessed and reviewed Basic computer literacy Ability to move freely, reach, bend, and complete light lifting Ability to use good body mechanics while performing daily job functions and ability to follow specific OSHA guidelines Ability to maintain attendance to meet standard job practices Education High School Graduate of GED required. Vocational-tech/college preferred. CPAR certification required within one year of job placement. Licensure CPAR preferred. Experience Customer Service experience required. Knowledge of Third-party payers, billing requirements and reimbursement methods preferred. Previous hospital related experience preferred. Prior accounts receivable, collections or billing experience preferred. CPAR certification a plus.