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Job Description:

Description:

St. James Parish Hospital is now hiring an ER Access Specialist.This is a 12-hour night-shift position including some weekends and holidays.This position qualifies for shift diffs in addition to hourly pay. The ER Admission Specialist prepares and processes all documentation necessary for Emergency Room registration at St. James Parish Hospital in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

Job Duties:

  • Collects complete demographic and financial information from the patient and/or family at the time of registration.
  • Explains pertinent policies, rights, and consents per federal and state regulatory guidelines. Obtains appropriate signatures on all forms applicable to the patient type.
  • Verifies the patient’s insurance eligibility. Identifies and understands patient benefits and financial responsibility.
  • Assumes the responsibility for Point-of-Service Collections by collecting patient portion that supports SJPH financial policies. Provide the patient with other possible sources for financial support in accordance with hospital procedures.
  • Complete all fields when doing complete registration (census edits) and enters appropriate notes for communication.
  • Completes process for inpatient admissions from ER. Includes admission paperwork.

Requirements

  • High School Graduate
  • One year of directly related experience in a health care setting.
  • NAHAM or AAHAM Certification (preferred)
  • Current CPI certification
  • Computer and typing skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent public relations skills
Class: Full-Time

Job Requirements:

Hiring Requirements: One year of directly related experience in a health care setting.
NAHAM or AAHAM Certification (preferred)
Current CPI certification
Computer and typing skills
Ability to multi-task
Excellent public relations skills
Background Check
Drug Test
Education Required: High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Shift: 12-hour night-shift including some weekends and holidays

If you need further information, please contact us at HR@sjph.org

 
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