Providence Health & Services Registrar- Per Diem in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Registrar, Per Diem to Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, CA.
We are seeking a Per Diem Registrar 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.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
One (1) plus years’ experience in customer service or healthcare registration.
Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations; compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
Confidentiality of all patient demographic, medical, and financial information, ensuring proper handling and disposal of confidential documents and adherence to HIPAA.
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 Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.
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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.
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: On Call
Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)
Req ID: 206397