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Category: Clerical
Facility: Hutchinson Regional Medical Center
Department: RADIATION THERAPY
Schedule: Full Time - more than 72 hrs a p.p.
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 7:30-4pm
Job Details:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Supports the business and office operations of the department to include receptionist activities, posting charges, patient scheduling, insurance/benefit verification, photocopying, etc.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Admits patients; effectively explains the admission paper work and obtains all necessary signatures.  Updates patient demographic information as needed. 
  • Provides assistance to customers who visit and/or phone the department by scheduling appointments, providing appropriate information, etc.
  • Prepares and completes discharge paperwork.
  • Maintains a complete and accurate medical record for the service line.
  • Posts charges to the correct accounts; verify charges were entered correctly using the charge verification report, correcting any errors.
  • Answers the telephone, takes messages or transfers calls as appropriate.  
  • Performs clerical support functions and monitors schedules for the department, physicians and staff.
  • Monitors office for efficiency, appropriate supplies, materials, equipment, etc.
  • Abides by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability privacy and security regulations regarding all aspects of Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Serves a population newborn through geriatric.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

  • Working knowledge of various computer programs.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, i.e. copier, fax machine, etc.
  • Medical terminology.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Several year’s medical office experience.



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