at Mercy Health Corporation (Mercyhealth) in Harvard, Illinois, United States
Patient Registrar, Harvard, Variable shifts, PRN/Per Diem/Pool
Responsible for patient registration duties for assigned clinics. Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to work alternate shifts, weekends and overtime during peak periods.
Gathers and enters in computer all necessary registration information from patient/family.
Collects all applicable co-pays.
Coordinate placement of patient with appropriate unit. At times of peak census coordinates bed assignment with Registration Department Supervisor or Manager and Nursing Service Office.
Verifies insurance information. Disperses admission information to appropriate departments. Performs pre-admission for patients.
Works closely with clinics and physicians' office to coordinate admissions of patients and appointments for outpatient services.
Documents information pertaining to Advanced Directives into patient charts.
Correctly identifies patients, generates patient identification bracelet, medical record demographic sheet, and labels. Applies correct identification bracelet on patient.
Escorts patient to appropriate area. Must be able to push patient in wheelchair.
Education and Experience
Graduate of high school or equivalent
Two years billing in a healthcare setting preferred
Knowledge of all third party payors preferred
Special Physicial Demands
The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Medium work exerting 10 to 25 lbs of force frequently and 25 to 60 lbs of force occasionally. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, handle, finger, feel, reach, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include frequent close vision and ability to adjust focus and occasional distance vision. Prolonged sitting. Manual dexterity needed to operate telephone and keyboard. Must be able to push patient in wheelchair.
Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations
EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.