BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration. Interviews legal guardian for all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education High School GED. Required Minimum Work Experience 6 months to 1 yr experience required. Medical office experience preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications for position NO Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Typing speed must be at least 40 WPM. Good communication, organization, task planning and the ability to use a computer and various office machines are needed. Must be able to meet the active demands of alternately sitting, standing, walking and moderate to heavy telephone duties. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many di...fferent pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.