Radiology Registrar PRN Day in Orange City, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    18014628
  • Job Function
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shifts
Full Time, Days
Florida Hospital DeLand

For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.

At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.


Qualifications

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answers telephones and greets patients, physicians and other staff in a prompt, courteous fashion. Relays messages, information and transfers calls as needed. Explains preparations and other procedures as needed. Enters patient orders and other information into the patient record via Cerner information system. Gives patients appropriate history/consent forms and assist in completion as appropriate for exam as scheduled. 
  • Assembles requisitions, folders, labels and patient questionnaires as needed for exam completion. Coordinates care of patients by communicating status of patient, waiting times, other scheduled procedures and clinical information to the technologist and patient floors as needed.
  • Prints, sorts, files, faxes, and distributes radiology reports as per procedure. Calls reports to physicians or nursing floors as needed. Releases records, in accordance with applicable policy and regulations. Scans in outside films, setting up comparison studies as needed. Explains records release policy to patients and families as needed. Assists physicians and others in location of patient records. Completes requests for offsite films, transferring received images into PAC’s. Monitors patient waiting area, checking on patients waiting or otherwise needing attention.
  • Protects the financial standing for Florida Hospital DeLand by appropriately placing financial responsibilities and arranging payments on deposits due.
  • Registers Outpatients  by gathering pertinent demographics and insurance information.
  • Achieves 95% accuracy rating at the conclusion of 90 day probationary period and maintains 95% accuracy on an ongoing basis.
  • Calculates patient liability by reviewing pre-registration documentation, insurance verification and insurance cards.
  • Completes insurance verification for all in scope accounts and documents eligibility and benefits in insurance verification screens.
  • Ensures accurate use of hospital system and proper identification of each patient without exception by searching the hospital system by social security number, last name, first name and date of birth for previously assigned numbers as documented by HIM.
  • Assures that pre-certification has been obtained and verified with appropriate payor for outpatient visits, and follows established procedures for each patient in order to meet the financial responsibilities necessary to obtain correct payment.
  • Reviews patient history for unpaid balances and attempts to collect at time of registration.
  • Ensures correct completion of payer requirements including medical necessity checks and completion of the Medicare Secondary Payer Form.
  • Collects and receives payments due and provides accurate receipts for cash, checks, and credit card payments.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Proficiency in the performance of basic math functions, capability to communicate professionally with an acceptable use of English and spelling.
  • Must possess general clerical skills(such as typing), as well as good communication and organizational skills. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Communication skills as necessary for contacts with patients, and family members of adult, adolescent, pediatric and geriatric age groups.
  • Good telephone and communication skills are necessary.
  • While policy and procedures are available and a great deal of the work is routine, new situations arise frequently.  Employee must be able to use own judgment and initiative to resolve immediate or urgent problems and expedite patient care as needed. Judgment needed to inform appropriate person (Radiologist, Supervisor, or Technologist) or urgent issues or problems. Must be able to act quickly when emergency situations occur such as fire, security or disaster. 
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology is preferred. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 6 months experience in office and customer service setting is required. 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • Experience in computer programs (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is encouraged.
  • Medical office experience desirable, with radiology experience preferred.
  • Some experience in a hospital registration or collection area is preferred.
  • Physician office experience considered beneficial as well.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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