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Senior Admitting Worker

  • Location: San Francisco, California, 94143
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!
 
Position: Senior Admitting Worker
Location: San Francisco, CA 94143
Term: 3 Months Contract (12/01/2020 to 03/10/2021)
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Log patients as they check-in and provide information to any patient/family inquiries.
  • Collect patient data and verify patient’s identity by requesting two piece of identifier as required by HIPAA
  • Responsible for printing of daily next day surgery report from APeX and assemble folders.
  • Interviews patients to collect/verify patient demographic information and financial/insurance data.
  • Answers patients’ questions regarding the registration and/or admitting process. Refers any clinical queries to the nursing or physician staff.
  • Registers/Admits patients for IP admissions, specialized outpatient services such as (ONB) status, Ambulatory surgery, and outpatient lab.
  • Obtains authorizations for services working with physician’s office staff and review organizations as required. Enters authorization data in the registration and insurance verification screens.
  • Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits and enters data in the registration and insurance verification screens.
  • Utilize good listening skills, proactively problem solve.
  • Coordinate and arrange for patient Interpreters when needed.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity, respect, tact and diplomacy in all interactions.
  • Coordinate bed placement in collaboration with Central Patient Placement (CPP).
  • Keep patients/families informed of wait time of bed assignment when high census.
  • Collaborate with various departments as applicable and provide individual care for patients with special needs.
  • Provides on-the-job training for new staff.
  • Refers any complex financial arrangements or authorization requirements to the Admitting Department Supervisor.
  • Meets the productivity and accuracy standards of the department.
  • Actively participates in staff meetings to assimilate changes in procedures, new program requirements or training reviews of existing procedures.
  • Updates and maintains own file of procedures, notices of changes, etc. so that related knowledge and skills are always current.
  • Works in all areas of the department as assigned.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, which includes holidays, weekends, overtime and other shifts as assigned depending on operational needs.
  • Comply with the Service Excellence Standards displaying empathy and sensitivity in interactions with patients, families, visitors and other staff.
  • Maintain proficiency with all applicable infection control compliance, health and safety policies and procedures as implemented by the department and/or work unit and the Medical Center.
  • Functions as a resource to other employees in the department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor that include, but are not limited to: gathering data, maintaining statistical information, assisting with special projects.
  • Performs other duties as required.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements)
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 2 years’ experience at the Admitting Worker or comparable level.
  • Proficiency in health insurance eligibility and authorization requirements.
  • Proficiency in reimbursement financial policies.
  • Knowledge of government program regulations, Medi-Cal, Medicare, MIA, C.C.S., and other third party payers.
  • Ability to problem solve; ability to analyze data and recommend changes.
  • Must have strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a culturally diverse staff and patient/family population.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • ADT experience preferred, knowledge of office machines; typing 30 wpm. Must have basic PC skills.
  • Medical Terminology: Basic knowledge required.
  • Second Language: Preferred.
  • Articulate and concise oral communication.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!