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Registrar – Patient Access – FT

Southwell, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Ocilla, GA posted January 25, 2023.

DEPARTMENT: Patient AccessFACILITY: Tift Regional Medical CenterWORK TYPE: Full TimeSUMMARY:The Registrar interviews and pre-admits/admits in-patients to the hospital and interviews and registers all out-patients. They operate an on-line computer terminal, multiple line telephone and performs miscellaneous hospital communications and clerical duties.RESPONSIBILITIES:* Verifies patient using 2 identifiers at time of pre-registration/registration.* Verifies patient with legal ID scanned at time of registration.* Interviews patients or their representatives by phone or in person obtaining personal information or verifying information on file including emergency phone numbers and insurance information.* Verifies physician signature and date on all orders.* Verifies valid diagnosis on order.* Verifies insurance information by checking eligibility on Emdeon/websites/telephone to ensure insurance information is active/inactive.* Communicates with Physician’s office or necessary PAS area in regards to any insurance discrepancies.* Screens for Medical Necessity using Care Medic or other Medical Necessity system and communicates with the physicians’ offices for needed information at time of scheduling, pre-registration and registration of patient.* Understands and completes estimated point of service forms.* Verifies any communication barriers with patient and completes necessary forms (waiver/barrier).* Ask all pertinent questions concerning HIPAA regulations and enters information appropriately into system and distributes any information to patient.* Reviews notes for pre-certification information, medical necessity, and POS estimates in order to discuss account with patient appropriately.* Enters appropriate notes on all accounts.* Verifies patient and registrar signature on all admission forms, including consents, advance directive and privacy notice.* Ensures the correct patient type is assigned to patient.* Ensures the correct service is assigned to the patient.* Ensures that the correct admit status is entered into system in a timely manner.* Ensures that the correct accommodation is entered in the system in a timely manner.* Ensures that the correct admitting physician is entered in the system in a timely manner.* Understands and completes the MSP questionnaire to determine appropriate primary insurance at time of pre-registration or registration.* Scans documents to correct document type in ILE.* Keys information into computer to admit/register emergency, outpatients, inpatients or 24 hour observation patients in a timely manner.* Makes sure productivity levels are in line with expectations set by leadership.* Identifies correct patient, placing correct armband when required or verify with the patient prior to sending patient to the department and sending correct medical records to appropriate department(s).* Completes check off sheet to verify all registration information has been completed.* Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized as well as functional under stressful conditions.* Completes all required projects/reports in a timely manner.* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.* Attends all mandatory education programs.* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.* Manages resources effectively.* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.EDUCATION:* High School Diploma or EquivalentOTHER INFORMATION:Previous healthcare or customer experience preferred.COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.* Basic computer skills* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.* Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and transparency in all interactions.* Openness to different and new ways of doing things and willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things.* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.* Healthcare procedure scheduling* Medical billing* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.* Phone skills* Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.