Admitting Representative - Main Admitting - FT/Variable (8hr)
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center
October 10, 2018
Long Beach, California
Full Time - Experienced
Admin / Clerical
DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
Position Summary: The Admitting Representative is responsible for conducting interviews with patients representing the medical center's admission and financial policies; obtains demographic and third party payer information necessary for admission and billing of patient accounts; compiles, verifies, analyzes, and distributes demographic, insurance, and financial information to be used by various hospital departments to assure proper compliance and prompt service to patients; assures verified data will provide accurate billing of charges and timely collection of accounts; supports hospital and departmental goals in a manner that will enhance the successful operation of the hospital and create a positive image to the public.
This Admitting Representative position is in the Main Admitting and/or L&D section of the Admitting Department at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center/Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently in a faced paced environment. Must also have flexibility in schedule and hours, including weekends.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Experience: * Previous experience in a hospital admitting setting or Patient Financial Services. * Knowledge of medical insurance. * Knowledge of medical terminology. * Minimum typing/keyboard skills of 35 words per minute is required. * Excellent communication and customer service skills are required. * Must be able to multi-task. * Bilingual preferred.