Dignity Health Admitting Officer in SAN FRANCISCO, California

Overview

St. Mary’s Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community. Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, pioneering spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered around Oncology Services, Cardiac Services and Orthopedics.

Responsibilities

Reporting to and under the general direction of the Admitting Manager of St. Mary's Medical Center, the Admitting Officer will greet patients presenting for admission/registration to the Medical Center, take all pertinent information from each patient, to include information which will enable us to determine the patient's eligibility for benefits, what benefits and procedures are covered, and the patient's financial responsibility for care received at the Medical Center. The Admitting Officer will work in coordination with the Patient Financial Services Staff to ensure accounts are billed on time and accurately. The Admitting officer will file, enter and/or distribute all such information regarding the patient that may be required by other departments within the Medical Center.

High School diploma or its equivalent is required. College courses in Business Administration or Public Relations is preferred. A minimum of 2 years recent experience in Hospital Registration, and/or Admission procedures.

Qualifications

A minimum of 2 years recent experience in Hospital Registration, and/or Admission procedures. Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry 1-2 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. Understanding of government commercial/managed care payers' requirements regarding verification of eligibility, benefits, and potential patient liabilities. Working knowledge of hospital scheduling systems, and admissions/registration processes. A good working knowledge of medical terminology. Collection of thorough and accurate patient/insurance information with timely data entry into ADT system. Proven ability to interact with the public in a positive and caring manner, with a high degree of customer service skills. Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and the Internet for on-line eligibility inquiry, and data entry. Must type 35 words per minute, and the ability to learn other software programs as needed. Maintains effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Performs duties in a self directed manner, with minimal supervision or direction. None

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Job ID 2018-53061

Employment Type Full Time

Department ED Patient Registration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Saint Marys Medical Center

Shift Evening

Location SAN FRANCISCO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied