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Patient Registrar

Company: Freehold Surgical Center, LLC
Location: Freehold
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

The Patient Registrar provides indirect patient care, including patient scheduling & registration. Performs all secretarial duties as requested. Maintains open communication lines throughout all departments. Is reliable, compatible, and supportive of all colleagues.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones and triages all calls.
  • Prepares daily surgical schedule based on age and medical conditions.
  • Collects patient payment when applicable.
  • Registers all surgical patients
  • Verifies patient demographics and insurance at the time of service.
  • Makes post-operative physician appointments if needed.
  • Stays up to date on electronic and facsimile communication to ensure real-time changes with surgical schedule.
  • Prepares medical records as early as possible in advance of the patients date of service.
  • Obtains all pre-operative clearance (when applicable).
  • Maintains positive and open communication amongst all office-based surgical schedulers.
  • Communicate any changes to the surgical schedule to all involved parties in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Prepares and sends anesthesia schedule to contracted anesthesia group, confirms anesthesia coverage.
  • Sends anesthesia documentation to contracted anesthesia group for timely processing.
  • Escorts patients out of the facility when needed.
  • Prepares all surgical packets.
  • Reviews all registration paperwork with the patient at admission to include a patient bill of rights and advance directive.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of surgeon operative reports and files promptly.
  • Ensures that the medical record is completed and filed within 30 days of the date of service.
  • Ensures specimens are picked up and signed off by courier when needed.
  • Ensures lab results are obtained, signed and dated by the surgeon, and filed within the patient medical record.
  • Identifies and subsequently orders all secretarial supplies and patient nutrition needs.
  • Keeps family members informed of patient status when requested.
  • Handle the delivery and receipt of all mail, packages, and deliveries.
  • Collects and opens mail from mailbox daily
  • Scans all invoices received to the appropriate party
  • Enters all patient payments received into the patient record, prepares all monies for bank deposit.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with coworkers.
  • Knowledge of Privacy Practices, Patient Bill of Rights, and Advance Directives.
  • Maintains knowledge of Infection Control & OSHA standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of centers Policies & Procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned to include inventory/expiration validation/stocking.Qualification/Certifications/Licenses:
    • High School Graduate
    • Must be detail-oriented and well organized
    • Must be able to multi-taskWorking Conditions:Environment: This position is located in an Ambulatory Surgery Center. Physical Demands: this position requires extensive mobility, walking, and standing. There is potential exposure to patients with communicable diseases and/or blood-borne pathogens.Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Retirement plan
      • Uniform allowance
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shift
        • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:All patients and staff wear a mask. Vaccination status is verified.Education:
          • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
            • Medical terminology: 1 year (Preferred)
            • Computer skills: 1 year (Preferred)
            • medical receptionist: 2 years (Required)
            • surgical: 2 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Freehold Surgical Center, LLC, Brick , Patient Registrar, Other , Freehold, New Jersey

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