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Patient Access Rep - ER Registration Specialist -FT- St. Anthony Hospital - Pendleton, OR

Company Name:
Tenet
Title: Patient Access Rep - ER Registration Specialist -FT- St. Anthony Hospital - Pendleton, OR
Location: OR-Pendleton
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Tenet, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and numerous related health care services. Our mission is to be recognized for our commitment to our people and partners who provide quality, innovative care to the patients we serve in our communities. It''s a spirit you can experience first-hand and it''s a philosophy that can enhance your own approach to health care and your career goals.
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through ourrevenue cycle management,patient communications, andvalue-based caresolutions, we empower healthcare decision makers--hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and payers--to better connect every point of care and wellness management. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
Conifer Health Solutions is currently hiring for a Patient Access Rep - ER Registration Specialist-FT, Sunday-Thursday, 3pm-11:30pm.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Admits patients into and discharges them from system. Complete all necessary paperwork/forms associated with admission and discharging of patients. Create a patient file with all appropriate documentation/forms necessary to initiate care. At discharge, patient charts are broken down according to Medical Record guidelines and sent to Medical Records

Schedules patients according to department guidelines or as requested. Contacts patients by phone that miss scheduled appointments to reschedule.

Processes daily billing slips. Enters charges into system on a daily basis. Maintains department statistics and submits them to the appropriate persons as requested. Checks tallied stats against charges in Meditech to ensure numbers match.

Keeps patient charts confidential and organized. Forms requiring physician signatures are sent out, received, and filed appropriately. Assists in keeping referrals, POCs, and insurance authorizations up to date. Provide all appropriate forms necessary to keep charts up to date and compliant with all appropriate standards.

Maintains department supplies. Orders supplies following department policies. Verifies received supplies against order manifest to help prevent mistakes. Keeps department manager informed of any errors or unusual purchases or expenses.

Produces dept correspondences and other materials as assigned. Perform all other clerical duties assigned by department manager.

Completes copied charts requests from medical records/CBO.

Registers patients for procedures, obtaining appropriate information and authorizations. Informs patients of rights, and gathers all information regarding advanced directives.

Processes dictation as needed. Sends copies of plans of care to transcription for coding in a timely manner.

Prepares reports as directed by supervisors.

Other duties as assigned.

Must be open to additional responsibilities as required by administration.
Education and Experience:
High School graduate or GED required. Previous medical setting experience preferred-registration, scheduling, insurance. Experience with personal computers is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications is preferred. Medical terminology preferred.

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