Registrar - Radiation Therapy (PRN Days)
Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: CANCER CENTER - 7500
Employment Type: PRN
Other Shift Details:
Job Code: 8153
High school diploma or equivalent.
Hospital business office experience, knowledge of insurance benefits, and skill in interpreting policies. Ability to use cash register; verbal and written communication skills.
Reviews all pre-admissions, inpatient and outpatient surgery admissions to ensure that complete and accurate financial information and documentation is available. Reports to the Supervisor.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objective, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Verifies all insurance benefits assigned to the hospital to determine if insurance coverage meets standards of admission as stated in hospital policy.
Reviews hospital admissions to ensure accurate financial and biographical data and documentation have been obtained and properly entered into the hospital records.
Works with utilization review to coordinate PPO, Medicaid and Medicare information.
Notifies collectors concerning admissions that do not meet the hospital financial policy criteria.
Compiles and distributes information regarding patients personal, insurance and financial status. Provides appropriate forms to billing and other departments.
Backs up cashiers when needed, helps in payment coding, discharges and writing cash receipts.
Maintains department records, reports and files as required.
Answers all inquiries regarding patient accounts, respecting patient confidentiality and legal limits on releasing information.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.
Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 10-15 pounds with or without assistance.
Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.
Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit.
Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential.
Climate control an ambient temperature variances may be experienced.
Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility.
Hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply.
Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.
Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.