The Patient Placement Center Associate coordinates the reporting, documentation and review of all incoming admissions and transfers to JMH. Working with the Patient Placement Coordinator, this is also responsible for ensuring patients are admitted and/or transferred to the most appropriate bed available in a timely and efficient manner. The Patient Placement Center Associate is expected to exercise independent judgment, courtesy and tact in communicating with patients, public, hospital staff, third party payers and County, State and Federal representatives.
Location: Patient Transfer Center (Jackson Downtown)
Shift: Nights (7P-5A)
Graduate of an accredited EMT or Paramedic school highly preferred. Graduation from high school or equivalent. College level course work in accounting, economics, business law or related field preferred.
At least 2 years experience in hospital admissions or a related clerical field. Customer service experience preferred.
Paramedic or EMT License Highly preferred
Customer service skills, medical terminology, and any basic computer knowledge is a MUST.
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