Purpose and Scope:
Registers inpatient and outpatient surgery patients. Takes surgical postings from physician offices and completes the Operating Room Schedule.
Obtains release of patients who have expired. Assists in ordering supplies, correcting patient charge plates and provides copy of admitting patient registrations to residents. Responsible for the assignment of beds for all incoming patients, electives and emergency. Also responsible for assignment of beds for patients transferred from ICU and from one floor to another.
This employee will be able to: follow written and oral instructions, maintain a high level of confidentiality; possess the ability to make independent decisions, and have broad knowledge of Hospital's/Division's philosophies, policies, procedures; deal tactfully and pleasantly with co-workers, visitors and patients, works harmoniously with co-workers, and maintains a high level of "hospitality" in compliance with the Guest Relations policy.
I. Position Requirements:
A. Education: High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.
B. Experience: Previous hospital admitting experience (1-2 years) preferred.
Hotel/motel experience helpful. Typing required, experience with CRT desirable.
Virginia Hospital Center