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Patient Registration Clerk

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary

This is a 36 hour per week position.

 

Job Summary

An Emergency Room Clerk is a part of a dynamic emergency department team where you will work directly with clinicians and patients to aid in their stay. It is a fast paced and busy environment where you will greet, admit, and visit patients in their rooms as appropriate to complete the below tasks.

Job Responsibilities:

* Obtains signatures, verifies identification and insurance eligibility, obtains copies of insurance cards and completes forms as required by state and federal regulations.

* Admits patients and transfers appropriate paperwork.

* Involves interactions with doctors, nurses and other hospital personnel that requires strict patient confidentiality.

* Assists patients with handling clerical problems and resolving any issues such as adding new insurance information.

* Hospital will provide extensive on-the-job training regarding our policies and procedures and knowledge of basic medical terminology will be trained.

* Good interpersonal skills are essential, as well as empathy for people in crisis.

* This person should be able to handle multiple tasks at once, prioritize work and manage interruptions easily.

* SCHEDULE: 4am-4pm or 4pm-4am on an "as needed" or on-call basis (DIFFERENTIALS INCLUDED)

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

License/Certifications: N/A

Experience: Relevant experience required.

 

Additional Information  MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at www.mainehealth.org

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 622904

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 14, 2021