Texas Health

Admitting Clerk PRN

US-TX-Plano
Job ID
2017-3982
Type
PRN
Category
Administrative Support Worker
Regular Work Hours
Variable
Department
Business Office [903]

Overview

Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery is a surgical hospital treating more than 18,000 patients annually through our surgery, pain management and imaging services.  Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve.  We are committed to providing excellent service to our patients, and we believe excellence begins with our employees. Voted Best Places to Work by Modern Healthcare and as one of The Best Companies to Work for in Texas, THCDS has an exciting opportunity to add to our family. 

 

Responsibilities

Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have hospital-based outpatient/inpatient testing or procedures.  Ensures that patient information is collected and that patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures.  Interviews incoming patient or representatives and enters information required for admission into computer database.  Distributes appropriate information to ancillary departments.  

 

  • Responsible for pre-registering patients for scheduled admissions and outpatient procedures.
  • Responsible for interviewing patients or their representative, where admission is unscheduled, for obtaining personal information or verifying information already on file, including emergency numbers and insurance information.  Provides information to the patient/representative about billing, complaint process, patient rights, HIPAA and visiting hours.  Distributes hospital specific literature.
  • Ensures that collection efforts reflect that of hospital expectations, including contacting supervisor, director, or president when patient's present to our hospital without required financial resources.
  • Communicates professionally appropriately and clearly to supervisor, nurse managers, coworkers and physicians.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures confidentiality of patients’ records.
  • Ensures that documentation meets current standards and policies.  Error rate at or below 5% utilizing accu-reg software.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or equivalent, degree strongly preferred
  • At least 2 years hospital/physician office experience
  • Type 50 WPM

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