Intake Specialist - #337567
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski
Date: 07/22/2021 15:00 PM
City: Culleoka, Tennessee
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy
Distributes and explains forms, documents, and educational handouts to patients or family members
Meets with patient or patient's caregiver before or after admission to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of process and addresses concerns and questions
Communicates with admitting physician's office, nursing unit staff, and/or other appropriate personnel regarding admission to exchange necessary information and determine placement
Verifies insurance benefits and obtains precertification/authorization as necessary. Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to financial counselors for follow up.
High school diploma or GED preferred
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Prefer one-year registration experience in a health care setting with knowledge of all related systems or past work related experience. Proficient in computer skills and able to write simple correspondence. Great customer skills required.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran