Admissions Associate ED (Rapid City - on call/as needed)

Company: Regional Health ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Rapid City
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Job Description


RCH Admissions

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary

Initiates and coordinates the information necessary for prompt and efficient admission, transfer, and discharge of patients and collects payment of patient’s financial liability for Rapid City Regional Hospital/Clinics in compliance with federal and state regulations. Demonstrates a caring and respectful attitude to all patients, family members, visitors, and fellow employees as defined in the philosophy of Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
● Accurately collects information necessary for admission, discharge, and transfer of all patient types into the various facilities that constitute Rapid City Regional Hospital.
● Assists in achieving the financial objectives of the hospital by following Revenue Cycle guidelines.
● Calculates patient’s financial liability, requests payment, accepts payment and presents receipts for same as evidenced by documentation.
● Demonstrates knowledge of payer information, including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers, to ensure compliance with rules and regulations and facilitate the reimbursement process. Obtains scanned copy of insurance card and photo ID.
● Gathers and keys in accurate demographic and insurance information for prompt admission/registration/discharge of the patient and appropriate placement in the service area or ancillary department.
● Identifies patients at high risk for financial clearance and patients requesting assistance, referring them to the Financial Counselor.
● Monitors the daily census and ensures that all patients are entered appropriately.
● Obtains signatures on required documents (consents for treatment, Medicare notices, etc) as appropriate and witnesses said signatures.
● Enters appropriate charges provided by professional staff into billing system on a daily basis.
● Directs all calls received through the PBX to their appropriate destinations as received accurately and efficiently in a courteous manner.

Additional Requirements

Preferred: Experience - 1+ years of Admissions Experience; 1+ years of Coding Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience; 1+ years of Medical Terminology Experience Education - Associates degree in Business Certification - Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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