Providence Health & Services Lead Registrar (Full Time, Variable Shift) in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Lead Registrar (Full time, Variable Shift) to Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Lead Registrar to assist Management in conducting daily operations, providing operational leadership to other staff members in areas specifically identified. The Lead Registrar will be the lead of a team function and/or group of staff at a specified site.

In this position you will:

  • Have contact with patients and providers, by telephone or in person, interviewing all with courtesy and demonstrated service excellence to create appointments and schedule procedures for specialized resources.

  • Respond to multiple phone calls and requests that often occur simultaneously in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Complete registration, verifying demographics and insurance, at the time of scheduling.

  • Collaborate with other departments regarding scheduling, resource or staffing conflicts.

  • Transcribe orders when applicable and/or link orders to patient appointments.

  • Ensure all computer system entries are completed accurately and timely.

  • Maintain accurate, clear, concise, and complete account notes and other relevant information.

  • Relay work assignments to team members and track completion of tasks.

  • Schedule and coordinate team or other resources; oversee operational processes for his/her team or staff at his/her site.

  • Serve as a point of escalation for operational issues for his/her team or site.

  • Identify, analyze, suggest, and implement improvements to processes.

  • Participate in writing, implementing and monitoring operational processes.

  • Provide leadership in staff development and team building; provide input for employee performance appraisals.

  • Conduct meetings with staff; perform other duties as requested by manager.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

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

  • Maintaining confidentiality of all patients’ demographic, medical, and financial information, ensuring proper handling and disposal of confidential documents and adherence to HIPAA.

  • Compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.

  • Knowledge and utilization of electronic and automated work tools (e.g., online access tools to payers, work drivers).

  • Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations.

  • Proven skills in communicating with technical staff, customers and all levels of management.

  • Excellent writing and verbal skills.

  • Completion of a development plan with primary manager, including related team and leadership development programs.

  • Must be able to travel by a variety of modes of efficient transportation to all PHS sites within scope of assignment.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

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

  • Previous registrar, scheduler 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.

  • Course work in subjects such as team building, facilitating teams, process improvement, conflict resolution, etc.

  • Six (6) months experience within Providence.

  • Six (6) months prior lead or supervisory experience.

  • Mentoring with a senior leader in the division is recommended.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 142472