Ascension Health Patient Registration Representative in Amsterdam, New York
Job ID: 275842
Patient Registration Representative
Amsterdam, New York
Additional Job Information
Title: Patient Registration Representative
City, State: Amsterdam, NY
Location: St Mary's Hospital
Department: Urology Practice Ghazi
Additional Job Details: FT Days, 40 Hours, Weekly
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.
The Patient Registration Representative performs clerical and reception duties associated with patient registration.
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
Education & Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent and 6 months computer experience required.
Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
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.
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