Providence Health & Services Registrar/Scheduler in Polson, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Registrar/Scheduler (0.8 FTE, Variable) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana.

We are seeking a Registrar/Scheduler to be responsible for securing appropriate patient account reimbursement by obtaining complex demographic, insurance and medical information and ensuring this is documented timely and accurately.

In this position you will:

  • Assess patient ability to complete the admission process prior to receiving services or going to their hospital rooms, ensuring patients are registered in a timely manner, accounts are complete, compliant, and billable and do not require rework or intervention.

  • Request, collect and document co-pays from patients effectively and efficiently within EMTALA guidelines where applies; present ABN’s and ensure signatures are obtained.

  • Provide armbands in a timely manner and verify all information on the armband with patient to ensure accuracy; escort and/or direct patient appropriately once registration completed.

  • Secure patient's valuables in accordance with PH&S procedures, providing appropriate validation documentation and storing valuables in safe as needed; return valuables to patients at discharge and complete valuables log.

  • Ensure all relevant documentation is scanned and order entry tasks are completed timely and accurately; process in-house patient work queues timely and accurately.

  • Ensure forms are filled in promptly and accurately for worker comp/labor and industries patients and follow through with patients for signature and completion.

  • Maintain accurate, clear, concise, and complete account notes and other relevant information; closely adhere to set schedules and handle time standards.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • One (1) plus years’ experience in customer service or healthcare registration.

  • Clerical and computer experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • College level course work, particularly Medical Terminology or Medical Assistant coursework.

  • Previous registrar and third party payor experience.

  • Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) or Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist (CRCS).

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD coding and medical terminology.

  • Basic knowledge of insurance and managed care payors, healthcare registration, Medicare Secondary Payor, EMTALA and ABN.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 190205