Admissions Associate
Regional Health - Sturgis, SD

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Serves as the primary patient registration, admission and data processing resource person with the acute, emergency care and
outpatient environments. The Admissions Associate ensures that all information obtained, i.e. demographic, daily charges and
accounts receivable, are entered into the patient billing system in an accurate, complete and consistent method and that all
information is available to staff in a timely and predictable manner. This position resolves patient account balances as quickly as
possible through daily admissions screening, insurance follow-up including pre-certification and verification of benefits, and
following credit and collection policies. This position collects deductibles and co-insurances or makes payment arrangements
prior to 30 days of discharge. The PFS Clerk works as a liaison between the hospital, the patient and other paying sources to
resolve inquiries. This position also is responsible for the switchboard activities for the Sturgis campus during working hours. Education/Experience
Applicant must be able to work in an environment that has frequent interruptions, be able to adapt to change and have strong computer skills. This position at times can be a stressful environment to meet certain time requirements. The applicant must have outstanding customer service skills, be detail oriented, organized, be able to manage time effectively, have strong telephone etiquette and be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Physical Demands Work Hours The position is part-time.