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Admitting Clerk (SY)

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Syosset
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description
Admits incoming patients to hospital. Interviews incoming patients/representative to obtain identifying information and other data required for admission.
Job Responsibility

  • * Greets patients and/or visitors to the department in a courteous manner
  • * Interviews patients/significant others and obtains all relevant demographic and insurance data; obtains necessary signatures.
  • * Enters all pre-admission and admission information into computer
  • * Prepares addressograph plate for use in charging items to patient. Places identification band on patient upon registration to inpatient, ambulatory or emergency room.
  • * Assigns bed placement with knowledge of CDE, DOH, JCAHO standards.
  • * Notifies physicians and nursing stations as to admission of patients.
  • * Provides interpretation of hospital regulations to patients (i.e., visiting hours, patient services, etc.).
  • * Directs or assists patients to appropriate department or assigned room, as required.
  • * Enters all discharge information into hospital computer system.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

    *ADA Essential Functions

    Job Qualification

    • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
    • Prior customer service experience, required.
    • Data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology, hospital admission, reimbursement procedures and DRG's, preferred.

      *Additional Salary Detail
      The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, New Rochelle , Admitting Clerk (SY), Other , Syosset, New York

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