Location: Oakdale, CA
Admitting Clerk I ensures that all functions related to the registration of patients are completed in an efficient manner ensuring that all necessary information, authorizations and signatures are obtained. Responsible for the appropriate placement of patients in order to maximize bed utilization. Promotes customer service through active communication, understanding the needs and concerns, and providing resolution with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity.
Facilitates pre-admission scheduling activities, balances statistics and acts as a liaison to physicians’ office. Monitors patients stated insurance benefits to afford maximum reimbursement to OVHD for services rendered. Contributes to team effort by remaining flexible and open-minded, maintaining cooperative working relationships, sharing resources and information, and assisting co-workers in time of need.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Previous registration, insurance, medical office experience preferred
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
Knowledge of computer input and skills
Good communication and guest relation skills
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Emergency and crisis situations
Subject to irregular hours
Able to work in spite of frequent interruptions
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to radiation hazards, radioactive substances and biohazard material