• Iredell Health System
  • Statesville, NC
  • Jun 15, 2024

Job Description

Description The Admissions Clerk is responsible for processing registration for direct inpatient/observation stays, some outpatient visits, and onsite Skilled Nursing admissions: by gathering and recording physician and patient data, answering questions, and providing hospital information to such parties. Obtain all necessary signatures that are related to the visit, verify the patient’s healthcare coverage, and update demographical information when necessary. Manage the bed assignment process by notifying the appropriate nursing unit once the patient has arrived and transporting the patient to the assigned area. Pre-register Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Assistant Living transfers; likewise, complete the admission process upon the patient’s arrival. The Admission Clerk is also responsible for collecting the patient’s copay/coinsurance at the time registration and provides the necessary documents for the deposit and posting of those funds. Schedule: Mon-Fri 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM (40HRS) Full-Time Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent. Six months or more of on-the-job experience in a like or similar position required. Medical terminology knowledge required. Excellent computer and communication skills required. Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other health care payers’ requirements Must possess full range of body motion to pass basic FIT test for position to include walking, kneeling, standing, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, reaching and sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds