Admit patients to hospital, assuring that all hospital policies and procedures are observed. Prepares pre-admission and admitting forms, assigns rooms, and facilitates room transfers as necessary. Verifies insurance benefits assigned to hospital and explains financial requirements to patient or patient representative.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associates degree in Business or Healthcare Administration preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated advanced computer skills with various software programs, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and other department specific programs
Perform Mathematical calculations proficiently.
Must be able to follow detailed instructions and perform repetitious tasks.
Must be able to type 45 wpm.
Must be able to interpret and analyze data.
Computer basic keyboard skills, telephone skills and general knowledge of office machines including printers, copier, scanner, and credit card machines required.
Must be able to demonstrate customer, team, and interdepartmental orientation based on CQI principles.
Two years of experience in hospital registration or comparable position required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology and insurance carriers required.
Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) certification through National Association of Healthcare Access Management required within 6 months of hire/transfer date.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.