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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registry Patient Access Schdlr in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Work Hours: PRN- as needed

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Answers telephones and greets visitors according to departmental procedure, screens calls and takes messages or refers caller/visitor to appropriate staff member.

  • Sets up, organizes, and maintains various departmental files and medical records according to established procedures.

  • May type labels, envelops, routine forms and correspondence.

  • Provides staff with daily patient schedule.

  • Reviews and verifies patient insurance coverage and referral information and patient documentation for appropriate signatures.

  • Operates standard office equipment including telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers.

  • Inventories, orders, and maintains office supplies and forms; completes purchase requisitions and receives supplies.

  • Schedules appointments with patients for testing procedures.

  • Coordinates schedules with other departments as necessary.

  • Tracks and reschedules patients who miss appointments.

  • Verifies that patients have been properly admitted through the Admissions Department.

  • Notifies appropriate staff of patient's arrival; if necessary notifies Transportation of arriving and departing patients.

  • Directs patients to other areas of hospital as requested. Processes patient's chart and other required paperwork.

  • Enters patient charges, billing data, information, and provider information into computerized system.

  • Verifies information after data entry.

  • Batches charge slips and co-payments according to established procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical or secretarial experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHI Pre Arrival Services

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 76633

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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