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Clerk

JOB TITLE: Clerk
LOCATION: JERSEY SHORE HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT: Central Registration
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: PART TIME
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
PURPOSE
Under the supervision of the Director of Central Registration, the Central Registration Clerk is responsible for assuring the appropriate registration of inpatients and outpatients. The Central Registration Clerk is also responsible for reporting any untoward events to the Director of Central Registration immediately.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Assures the accuracy of inpatient and outpatient information obtained for the efficient registration and/or admission of all patients? receiving Hospital services.
Accurately and politely directs patients and visitors to appropriate Hospital location.
Accurately distributes all paperwork generated from the Registration process to the proper location.
Addresses questions raised by the Director of Utilization Case Management to the best of ability following established departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
Completely understands and utilizes established departmental and organization policies and procedures for notifying appropriate staff members regarding the oxygen and blood bank alarms. Utilized departmental policies, procedures and protocols for appropriate operation of oxygen and blood bank alarms.
Effectively interacts with other departments to convey issues or concerns with Insurance coverage or admission process.
Courteously and professionally answers the Hospital?s main switchboard and directs callers to the appropriate destination.
Professionally utilizes the paging system, according to established procedures, to page staff members and members of the medical staff as needed and/or requested. Maintain all required logs.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience
Prior experience working with the public strongly preferred.
Prior experience with Medicare, Medicaid and insurance information preferred.
Prior experience working in a healthcare environment preferred
Education & Training
Education with emphasis on business and/or computer technology and general office duties preferred.
Completion of some college courses preferred.
Other Requirements
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, coworkers, medical staff and management.
Attention to detail and the ability to develop speed and accuracy.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Work weekends and holidays.
Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the Hospital?s Ethics and Compliance Program. Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or, upward through the chain of command, Director of Legal Compliance or Hospital hotline.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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