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Registrar - Per Diem
Job Code:1329-2017
Department:SJMH
Biweekly Hours:Variable
FT/PT Status:Per Diem
Location:Patient Access-7.8520
  

Job Responsibilities:

The position has the responsibility to perform registration functions for outpatient and inpatient services along with entering orders for radiology services.  This position gathers, reviews and enters patient information, insurance information and collects all appropriate copays.   The registrar will also be responsible for collecting signed patient consents for treatment for both inpatient and outpatient services. 

 

  • Registers patients who have been referred for out-patient and inpatient services
  • Prepares appropriate paperwork for a variety of services
  • Obtains, verifies and inputs all pertinent information and signatures necessary to facilitate timely billing of accounts, including correct insurances, demographics and diagnosis via Meditech
  • Completes all transfer and discharge transactions promptly
  • Collects payments from patients and issues receipts. Keeps daily balance of cash drawer and petty cash box.
  • Performs daily quality assurance checks
  • Orders all scheduled and non-scheduled radiology tests
  • Preforms Local Medical Review Policy (LMRP) checks to ensure accurate diagnosing for correct payment of tests
  • Preforms hospital switchboard operator coverage. Relays incoming and outgoing calls, monitors operations of telephone and paging systems, and ensures that telephone equipment is in good working order and that problems are reported.
  • Monitors emergency alarms

Job Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be detailed oriented and passionate about customer service
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to operate data entry keyboard
  • Excellent math, organizational, verbal communication skills
  • Experience with multiple systems, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Familiarity with Medical Terminology preferred

 Language Ability:

Ability to read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific/trade/technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, or regulatory agencies.

 Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, rates and ratios.

 Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

 Physical Demands:

•       Sitting 90% of the day; walking 10% of the day

•       Lifting requirements are slight and related primarily to files

•       Finger dexterity required to operate computer keyboard

•       Hearing at a level to enable one to hear normal conversation

•       Visual requirements of having the ability to read the computer screen, documents

   Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and schedules; hours vary

 


Other Job Information (if applicable):
Shift: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts required
  


 
 

St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843
607-324-8000
information@sjmh.org
www.stjamesmercy.org

 
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