Job Posting: Admitting Specialist (Friday-Sunday: hours vary between 3:30pm-12:00am)
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: ER Admitting
Shift: Shift Varies
Job Number: JO-2302-48235
Date Posted: 2/8/2023
Categories: General Support
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
The admissions clerk ensures that accurate demographic information is collected from outpatients, inpatients and emergency department patients and entered accurately into appropriate software systems. In addition, the clerk is responsible for explaining hospital admission policies and HIPAA to patients and their families. This position will prepare an estimate of amount owed by patient according to specific payor contract and discuss payment arrangements with guarantor. This position will obtain picture identification to ensure adherence to the Red Flag Rule and explain and obtain signatures on all applicable forms. This position will be responsible for reconciling daily cash deposits by area. This position has exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids. This position spends the majority of time sitting, with frequent walking of short distances. This position is responsible for utilizing computer systems upon competency training.
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
The position requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and communicate effectively, as usually demonstrated by completion of high school studies or a GED and one year of experience in an office setting. In addition, familiarity with medical terminology is strongly preferred.
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