Company: BANKW Staffing
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job Description KNF&T Staffing is seeking experienced
healthcare support candidates for several full time, contract to
permanent Admitting Coordinator roles with our Cambridge-based
healthcare client. Candidates for these positions must be fully
vaccinated for COVID and proficient in Epic, with the ability to
work fully onsite in a fast-paced medical environment.
Responsibilities include: 1. Greets patients and visitors. 2.
Interviews patients. a. Obtains, verifies, and updates all patient
demographic and insurance information. Reviews all patients'
insurance cards. Processes patients in accordance with
reimbursement guidelines. b. Enters complete and accurate patient
data into the hospital information system in a timely manner c.
Reviews all necessary forms, consents, policies, and completes all
necessary documents for each patient type, all of the time.
patients as appropriate. d. Proficient in all hospital information
system routines and processes for admission, observation, and
registration. e. Collects all appropriate deposits and insurance
copayments from patients or family members. 3. Directs patients. a.
Provides accurate directions and directs patients to their
appropriate destination, with all appropriate paperwork. b. Calls
Transport, Volunteer staff or may provide assistance for patients
who may require special attention in reaching their destination. 4.
Processes patient information and placements. a. Follows
established procedures and calls the appropriate nursing unit to
provide patient related admission information to determine best bed
placement options. b. Insures the appropriate physicians, interns
and residents, and nursing staff are notified in a timely manner.
c. Contacts other medical facilities to obtain accurate patient and
insurance information and completes the transfer process following
department guidelines. d. Maintains timely and accurate
hospital-wide bed board and bed update information. Develops and
utilizes problem-solving skills and takes the initiative to solve
problems to obtain timely discharge and transfer information.
Involves appropriate management staff as needed. e. Runs a variety
of computer-generated reports and schedules in support of the
department. 5. Performs a variety of related office duties. a.
Answers telephone calls by the third ring and handles inquiries in
a professional manner by identifying oneself and the department at
the start of each call. Places callers on hold when necessary. b.
Utilizes the utmost discretion when releasing any information,
especially by telephone. Seeks management's advice as appropriate.
c. Receives and distributes messages or transfers calls, as
appropriate. Uses paging system appropriately. d. Accurately
receives, logs, and processes, admission, maternity, and
observation patient booking sheets and attachments. e. Calls
physician's offices to obtain any missing information. f. Preadmits
patient information into the hospital information system and files
completed patient bookings and attachments accurately. g. Follows
established procedures and receives urgent booking information by
telephone to complete an admission. h. Monitors the office laser
printer and processes all computer messages within an acceptable
timeframe (10 minutes). 6. Processes patient expirations. a.
Receives telephone calls or computer messages of patient deaths and
reviews them in a timely manner. b. Ensures the patient's medical
record is brought to the department. c. Reviews all deaths for
possible medical examiner's notification and contacts
physicians/interns/residents, following State Guidelines. 7.
Reviews and keeps informed of all updates and changes in hospital,
departmental, cashier's office procedures, third-party billing
requirements, and regulatory requirements. Incorporates changes
into work routines. 8. Contributes constructive ideas and
suggestions to improve departmental services. 9. Provides
assistance with the orientation and training of new staff to all
department functions. Follows orientation plan with manager.
Keywords: BANKW Staffing, Cambridge , Admitting Clerk, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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