Central Registrar
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation - Dillingham, AK

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Provides inpatient admissions and census, and outpatient registration for all medical, dental and optometry visit for BBAHC including the village clinics. Responsible for capturing all financial and demographic information.

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Type 45 wpm. Good customer service skills. Medical terminology preferred.
  • Familiar with health information software and Prior registration/admission experience preferred. Prior billing experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills required. Yup'ik speaking preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to represent BBAHC in a professional manner. Must have excellent customer service skills and interact in a positive manner with patients and co-workers.

  • Essential Functions:
    • Interview patients before appointments (or unscheduled appointment - "walk-ins"), correctly enter/update information into computer; process chart information for medical staff.
    • Makes sure that patient signs all insurance, superbill and registration paperwork.
    • Refers "cash pay" patients to the cashier window.
    • Ensure that medical staff is informed of patient's arrival within 15 minutes.
    • Knowledge of third party coverage rules and process billing information correctly for each visit (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, Worker's Compensation, auto liability, etc.).
    • Cross trained in Charge Entry to enter patient charges into system for billing purposes when not actively registering patients.
    • Work closely with Health Information staff and perform proper procedures for medical chart handling.
    • Maintain strict patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Work evenings and weekends if assigned to those shifts.
    • Perform inpatient census as needed.
    • Process new chart information.
    • Enter inpatient registration information into the computer.
    • Review information both in chart and the computer (as each patient registers) for correctness and make necessary changes: Eligibility documentation
      Living Will
      Registration packet

    • Set up charts for scheduled appointments.
    • Able to perform basic cashier duties as needed.
    • Complete compliance with HIPAA regulations is required.

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