Community Health Systems Admitting Clerk- FT in Punta Gorda, Florida

Description:

PURPOSE: To accurately and efficiently register patients for diagnostic testing, ambulatory surgery, outpatient procedures, in-house admission, and/or treatment in the Emergency Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Registers each patient accurately, courteously and timely. Ensures timely patient arrival at appropriate treatment area. Responsible for consistently pursuing payment for services and initiating collection process. Screens patient folders for accuracy and makes any needed corrections before sending them to the Business Office. Acts as extension of Business Office after regular business hours and on weekends and holidays. Performs other duties within the Business Office as needed for efficient and continuous operation as directed by the Admitting Supervisor and/or Business Office Director. Where appropriate, demonstrates population(s) served patient awareness of growth and development for each age group and modifies admission process as needed.--{PS..0}

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Training:

High School or equivalent required. Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training preferred.

Licensure, Certification and/or Registration:

Not required.

Experience:

Six to twelve months previous hospital experience preferred.--{PS..0}

Job: Business Office / Registration

Organization: Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

Location: FL-Punta Gorda

Requisition ID: 1816919