Emergency Department Registrar

Morrow County Hospital Mount Gilead , OH 43338

Posted 3 months ago

This position is part time- 72 hours per two week pay period and benefit eligible. Usual hours are 11am- 11pm, various days and weekends.

Summary:
Ensures the efficient and orderly registration of patients by performing the following duties. Will have 30 days basic training and up to 2 years to master the registration process to be considered the Advanced Registration Clerk.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greets and rooms patients arriving for treatment in a friendly & helpful manner, promoting a positive image for the hospital.

  • Completes bed side registrations for Emergency Room and Urgent Care

  • Cross trains in all job responsibilities of an ED tech, including by not limited to:

  • Performs routine patient care under the direction of the RN including finger stick blood sugar, enema, non-sterile dressing application, EKGs.

  • Obtains and records temperature, pulse, respiration, pulse oximetry, weight, height, blood pressure.

  • Maintains sterile techniques during sutures tray set-up and all sterile procedures.

  • Assists in the collection, labeling and transporting of specimens to the laboratory as well as communicating results to nurses and physician.

  • Assists with ensuring patient safety related to falls, suicidal patients, elopements, and assaults, etc.

  • Answers call lights and anticipates patient's needs. Reports unusual findings regarding patient or family to nursing staff.

  • Maintains unit stock/supplies at par levels and in working order.

  • Preparing paperwork for patient transfer as necessary

  • Assists in turning over patient rooms as necessary.

  • Briefly explains registration procedures, and if relevant, explains hospital policies regarding visitation, parking, valuables deposits and personal items to patients registering. Answers any questions the patient or family might have.

  • Registers all patients, gathering necessary patient information including nature of illness/injury, emergency notification numbers, employer information and insurance information. Inputs the information into the computer system and scans copies of medical insurance cards.

  • Obtains necessary and appropriate signature of consent for treatment.(Complete the questions that apply to the service type). Notify Patient Services if patient requests additional information on Advanced Directives.

  • Make/take telephone consent for treatment of minors and APSI Patients.

  • Provides a HIPAA privacy brochure and obtains the appropriate signature.

  • Gathers Advance Directive information (living will, durable power of attorney, DNR). Joint Commission requirement.

  • Initiates financial aid application for self-pay patients.

  • Wristband all registered patients as required by Joint Commission, patient safety standard. (MSC is the exception. Wrist bands are not required unless OP testing is involved.)

  • Distributes and instructs patient/guarantor on various forms and paperwork necessary for the type of visit. For admission, gives the patient advanced directives booklet, and Patient Rights. Arranges for escort of patients to their rooms.

  • Routes numerous forms to appropriate departments and routes registration and insurance forms to other provider's files.

  • Answers telephone, receives messages, and ensures they are routed to the appropriate person.

  • Performs switchboard operator duties as requested.

  • Assists Emergency Department in ordering appropriate supplies, phone calls, Med Flight transportation, and copying patient charts for transfer.

  • Ability to schedule/register appointments in multiple computer systems.

  • Verifies insurance for all patients registered.

  • Collects co-pay for all types of insurances

  • Processes patient co-pay payments and maintains and properly balances the cash drawer.

  • Scan insurance cards, consent forms, Living Will, DPOA, DNR and Physicians' orders account specific.

  • Completes MSP (Medicare Secondary Payer) for Patient Accounts department.

  • Generates all demographics and third party payer information and documentation to provide a seamless, accurate, and compliant patient record and billing process.

  • Complies with all state and federal regulations.

  • Assists in other areas within the emergency and urgent care departments as needed.

  • Participates in staff meetings, educational programs, committees, and in-services.

  • Any other duties assigned by management as change occur within the department.

Morrow County Hospital https://morrowcountyhospital.hirecentric.com


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