DUTIES: The Patient Access Department is seeking a full-time Registrar/Staff Assistant to work a variable shift that includes flexibility to work variable days of the week. The Registrar will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: - Interviews and verifies demographic, biographic, and financial information with the patient and/or family members in order to complete a registration using the Eagle Database System. - Verifies insurance eligibility of all patients through EMEV (Medicaid), MCVR (Medicare), EBLC (Blue Cross) and Relay (for commercial insurances). - Distributes information relating to patients' rights and the HIPAA privacy law. - Obtains patients' signatures on all necessary forms authorizing consent and acknowledging receipt. - Reconciles all patient charts. - Assists patients' or family members with inquiries. - Admits patients' utilizing the Orchestrate System; Converts an Outpatient Registration to Inpatient. - Assigns beds to all admitted patients'; Performs bed transfers in Eagle Database System to ensure patient is in the correct room, allowing the physicians' to locate the patient in the Health Bridge System. - Adheres to all regulatory standards. - Attends all registration meetings and completes all training in a timely manner. - Orders laboratory tests utilizing the Cerner Database and retrieves the results upon request. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of one (1) year of hospital experience is preferred. - Strong communication and organization skills. - Strong computer literacy is highly desirable. - Knowledge of third party billing in a managed care setting is a plus. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 53433
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.