Registrar Patient Access - Patient Access Services (Per Diem - Days), Jefferson Health - Torresdale 5/5/2020
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Primary Function:
This position is responsible for registering patients (inpatient, outpatient, emergency department patients & pre-registered patients) by obtaining individual identifying data, such as demographic and financial data for the patient's permanent medical record and episode-specific financial statement. The registrar should be able to admit or register patients in an accurate and timely manner. Registrar is also responsible for ensuring that proper authorization for treatment/admission has been obtained prior to services being rendered.
1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Medical terminology preferred. Efficient & effective computer skills, effective oral and written communication skills.
2. Experience: Previous experience in a clerical position in a health-care institution or physician office is required. Experience with health insurance, follow up billing and medical terminology is required. Must have computer proficiency, including basic components of windows, word processing and software navigation. Types data enters at a rate of 40 words per minute or higher with no mistakes. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3. Licensure, Certification & Registration Requirements: No certification, registration or licensure required.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.