Ascension Health Patient Registration Representative in Amsterdam, New York

Job ID: 253934

Patient Registration Representative

Amsterdam, New York

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Registration Representative

City, State: Amsterdam, NY

Location: St Mary's Hospital

Department: Patient Access Admitting 001

Additional Job Details: PT Rotating, 20 Hours, Weekly

About Us

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Patient Registration Representative performs clerical and reception duties associated with patient registration.

Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and visitors, responds to questions/concerns and directs them to appropriate location. Provides on-going communication with clinical staff regarding patient status.

  • Collects and enters all necessary demographic, clinical, billing and insurance information from patients or responsible parties.

  • Explains processes and forms to patients prior to securing signatures and ensures that all documents are properly signed and witnessed as required.

  • Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles.

  • Ensures promotion of an exceptional experience by ensuring prompt, courteous service & adherence to SMH core behaviors

  • Reviews scripts for accuracy; ensures accurate coding

  • Follows all procedures relating to registration including notification of patient admission, medical necessity, checking & scanning of physician prescriptions

  • Conducts patient interviews with compassion and confidentiality

Qualifications

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent and 6 months computer experience required.

  • Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.

How To Apply

In order to be considered for any open position, please complete a St. Mary's Healthcare online application, by clicking the "apply now" button. Additionally, you may include your resume and other documents as attachments. Applications/Resumes may only be submitted online through this process.

In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

(1) Human Resources located at St. Mary's Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(2) Human Resources located at Amsterdam Memorial Campus, 4988 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every application received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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