Avera St. Luke's Hospital
Varied shifts, 24/7 dept + Every Other Weekend Rotation
Part Time Benefit Eligible 40 hours/2 weeks.
The Admitting Representative I provides the admitting function for patients of all ages who present to the hospital for treatment or services.
Responsible to c
ollect, verify, and accurately document all necessary information for financial processing of patients.
Insures the proper insurance company, plan choice, prioritization and billing address are assigned in the hospital information system.
Obtains signature on admission consent, proof of patient identification and insurance coverage.
Verifies insurance and obtains preauthorization for services as assigned. Responsible to assist patients in understanding their financial obligation and seeks payment of a deposit for clinical services.
Operates the switchboard for the hospital, provides paging services for hospital staff and medical staff, and responds to emergencies according to hospital emergency plans.
Works closely with physicians, patients and/or families, the general public and hospital personnel.
Fast paced work environment.
Well developed communication skills are essential.
Must be able to type with an average speed and high level of accuracy.
Must be able to organize work and perform several different and unrelated functions at the same time.
High School education is required.
Previous receptionist, telephone, and computer experience is preferred. Additional on the job training of 10 to 12 weeks is provided.
Medical Terminology Knowledge/Education and computer knowledge/education preferred.
Will work various shifts with weekend and holiday rotation.