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Facility: Avera St. Luke's Hospital
Department: Admitting
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: varied shifts, 24/7 dept
Job Details:

The Admitting Representative I provides the admitting function for patients of all ages who present to the hospital for treatment or services.  Responsible to collect, verify, and accurately document all necessary information for financial processing of patients.  Insures the proper insurance company, plan choice, prioritization and billing address are assigned in the hospital information system.  Obtains signature on admission consent, proof of patient identification and insurance coverage.  Verifies insurance and obtains preauthorization for services as assigned. Responsible to assist patients in understanding their financial obligation and seeks payment of a deposit for clinical services.


 


Operates the switchboard for the hospital, provides paging services for hospital staff and medical staff, and responds to emergencies according to hospital emergency plans.



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