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Admission Patient Representative - 24 hours,
Lynn, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Bay Ridge Hospital Category: Patient Access Job ID: JR36678 Date posted: 11/15/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Work Shift:Rotating (United States of America)
You will be responsible for completing registration of patients in a behavioral health setting, verifying insurance eligibility, entering insurance authorizations, signing patients in to the hospital, triage of incoming phone calls to the admissions area and providing administrative and clerical support services to management and clinical staff.
Obtaining demographic and insurance information in order to complete patient registration in EPIC
Orienting patients to the inpatient hospital setting and explaining admission process
Complete the admissions process, obtaining patient consent to treatment, explaining legal status and review patient rights
Verifying insurance coverage and documenting insurance verification and authorizations
Assist in maintaining safety in patient area by responding to patient needs and inquiries, keeping patients informed of admission progress and escorting patients to the unit
Provide referral information to patients that do not meet criteria for admission
Offer information, referral & crisis intervention service to persons telephoning or visiting the site
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum HS diploma, Bachelors or Associates degree preferred
Knowledge of electronic medical records, knowledge of behavioral health insurance coverage
Ability to interact with patients and colleagues in a professional manner, good customer service skills, able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, multi-person office, comfortable with behavioral health patient population
Minimum 1-2 years experience in hospital registration/admission/insurance verification
Fluent in English with ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
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