As an Admitting Clerk, you will interview incoming patients/representatives to obtain identifying information and other data required for admission. Further, you will perform a variety of clerical duties.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Interviews patients/designee and obtains all relevant demographics, insurance information and required signatures.
Enters all pre-admission and admission information into Hospital Information System and verifies accuracy.
Collects point of service payments, as required.
Explains hospital regulations to patient/designee and answers questions concerning hospitalization.
Performs chart processing and reconciliation. Assures completed chart accompanies patient to floor upon admission.
Directs or assists patients and/or visitors to appropriate department or assigned room, as needed.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Prior customer service experience, required.
Data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational skills, required.
At Northwell Health we give you the power to transform lives. Our team members are shaping the future of healthcare by making our customers and patients healthier, stay well and live better. We are at the forefront of innovation, best practice and cutting-edge research. As a team, we at Northwell Health are working together to shape the future of healthcare. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Our team is leading the charge for the better and settling for nothing less than a new way of living.
Please note: Northwell Health is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the Northwell Health Center for Tobacco Control.
We are an equal opportunity/AA employer: F/M/Disability/Vet