08 Oct

Admission Specialist Jobs Vacancy in West Tennessee Healthcare

Position
Admission Specialist
Company
West Tennessee Healthcare
Location
TN
Opening
08 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

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Admission Specialist Jobs Vacancy in West Tennessee Healthcare Jobs Details:

Job Title:
Admission Specialist - Sleep Disorder Clinic (Part Time Days)
Job Code:
WTH100000F
Location:
  • Jackson Madison County General Hospital
Position Type:
Part-Time (24-34hrs) with benefits
Req ID:
12643.19

Job Definition

WEST TENNESSEE HEALTHCARE
JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL

JOB DESCRIPTION



JOB TITLE: Sleep Disorder Center Outpatient Registration Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Outpatient Services

SUPERVISOR: Manager Sleep Disorders Center

POSITION #: 0011


JOB SUMMARY/SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Responsible for performing, registration, receptionist, clerical, and transcriptionist duties related to the
Sleep Disorders Center. Must have the ability to type 35 words per minute. Under the general
supervision of the SDC Manager, responsible for registration, clerical, receptionist and transcriptionist
duties on a designated shift as scheduled. Employee is subject to call back and overtime as required by
the hospital.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Interviews and performs registration and/or pre-registration process for all outpatients by obtaining
confidential demographic and financial data, enters information into the computer, secures
signatures of legally responsible individuals, and provides instructions and assistance to patients
and their families.

2. Prepares and scans all necessary registration documents. Performs quality checks on
scanned documents.
3. Initiates calls to insurance companies, employees, physician's office and federal and state

agencies for outpatient benefits. Verifies and enters appropriate financial information, to ensure
accuracy of billing process. Secures pre-certification and appropriate referral numbers as
necessary.

4. Maintains and controls the outpatient registration process and traffic control at reception desk
accurately, professionally and courteously.

5. Answers telephone and appropriate pages and relays information to appropriate team
members
6. Transcribes and/or takes by phone physician orders, completes related forms, schedules
procedures via computer and/or manual process, adds forms related to procedure to chart
and notifies licensed personnel.
7. Acts as a receptionist for the unit, provides information and assistance for all hospital
personnel, physicians, patients, vendors and the general public.
8. Calls insurance companies to obtain pre-certs and/or predeterminations on sleep studies.
9. Records, compiles, processes and completes monthly statistical information on a routine basis.
10. Contributes to a positive work climate and the overall team effort.
11. Assembles patient's charts; maintains charts, stamps and adds forms, posts lab, x-rays and other

related reports; dismantles charts, forwards paperwork to appropriate areas for processing as well
to physicians and home health companies.

12. Performs related responsibilities as required or directed.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: 

Ability to read, write, spell, utilize correct grammar, perform basic mathematical calculations as
normally acquired through high school graduation or the equivalent. 2-4 years college courses
or work equivalent preferred. Clerical training preferred.


LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION: 

CPR certification recommended.

EXPERIENCE: 

Clerical experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred, but not required-
Knowledge of hospital and department policies, routine for tests and procedures, medical
terminology, unit forms and record keeping, and ability to transcribe physician’s orders as
required through on the job training. 

Knowledge in doing pre-certs and/or predetermination’s preferred..

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

Ability to type 35 words per minute

Ability to use paging systems, copy machines, tube system, computer and printer, telephone,
calculator and fax machine.


INTERPERSONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Communication skills to act as a receptionist, answer unit telephone, provide information and
assistance to visitors, patients and families based on age specific needs in an appropriate
manner. Ability to exchange information, schedule services and obtain results with other
departments on a frequent basis; communication skills with physicians and their office staff to
exchange information pertinent to continuity of patient care. Uses proper channels of
communication. 

Contributes to a positive work environment and the overall team effort of the department.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS: 

N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Ability to sit, walk and stand for prolonged periods of time on a frequent basis-Ability to perform
frequent light to moderate lifting and transport of unit supplies.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: 

May be exposed to communicable diseases, bio-hazardous materials.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Works well under pressure. 

Understands and adheres to West Tennessee Healthcare’s compliance standards as they
appear in the Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy. 

Assumes responsibility for insuring continued professional growth. 

The employee is expected to adhere to all WTH policies and procedures.

PROTECTED HEALTHCARE INFORMATION:
Minimum Necessary Requirement: This position has access to protected health information as defined in
the Clerical -Patient Care Area category in WTH Management Guidebook Policy 7625. Employee will
maintain confidentiality of protected health information and only access the minimum amount of protected
health information necessary to perform job responsibilities.


DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by

people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees are required to perform duties outside of their

normal responsibilities as required or directed.


Job Qualifications
Highest Education Level Required:
High School/GED
Highest Education Level Preferred:
Associates
Compensation

Location and Work Requirements
Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday
Shift:
Day


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