TETON CANCER INSTITUTE -ADMISSIONS CLERK

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Job Details Level Experienced Job Location TCI Idaho Falls - Idaho Falls, ID Position Type PRN (as needed) Education Level High School Job Shift Day Job Category Admin - Clerical Description JOB SUMMARY: Arrange for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have outpatient appointments, testing or procedures. Ensures that the patients information is collected, entered into hospital computer system accurately, and that all patients are aware of clinic & hospital policies and procedures. Interviews incoming patient or representatives and enters information required for admission into computer. Distributes appropriate information to all ancillary departments. Must maintain a 95% accuracy rate quarterly on all admissions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Admitting Clerk: * Responsible for pre-registering patients for scheduled admissions and outpatient procedures, obtaining personal information or verifying information already on file, including emergency numbers and insurance information. * Responsible for obtaining signature on Conditions of Admission and initiating the Advanced Directive process. * Communicates appropriately and clearly to the supervisor, nurse managers, coworkers and physicians. * Receive patient payments on admission and discharge. Maintains department records, reports, and files as required. * Responsible, when previous arrangements have been made or a co-payment is required, to collect such payments and record payment. * Responsible for knowing hospital policies and being familiar with hospital services that are available. * Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well in stressful situations. * Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures confidentiality of patients records. * Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. * Participates in the educational program, completes annual educational requirements, and attends in-service meetings as required. * Attends all other meetings as required. * Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. * Accepts and completes other duties as assigned or requested. * Must maintain a 95% accuracy rate on quarterly report card. * Must maintain accurate time clock punches, punch in and out according to hospital policy. * Answers incoming calls to the facility in a professional, timely manner. * Must maintain a professional attitude. * Must wear appropriate clothing acceding to dress code. * Responsible admitting walk in patients according to EMTALA guidelines. * Responsible when previous arrangements have been made or a co-payment is required to collect such payment and record the payment if unable to collect what is noted to contact supervisor. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Experience: One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Equipment/Technology: Ability to use hospital information system, and operate basic computer functions and software. Language/Communication: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively, before groups of customers and or employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate ratios and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Mental Capabilities: Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Interpersonal: Ability to work well with others.
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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-158281
  • Permanent
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