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Admissions Associate Rapid City Hospital Patient Access Full Time
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Department: RCH Admissions
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary:

Initiates and coordinates the information necessary for prompt and efficient admission, transfer, and discharge of patients and collects payment of patients financial liability for Custer Regional Hospital/Clinics in compliance with federal and state regulations. Demonstrates a caring and respectful attitude to all patients, family members, visitors, and fellow employees as defined in the philosophy of Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Accurately collects information necessary for admission, discharge, and transfer of all patient types into the various facilities that constitute Rapid City Regional Hospital.
  • Assists in achieving the financial objectives of the hospital by following Revenue Cycle guidelines.
  • Calculates patients financial liability, requests payment, accepts payment and presents receipts for same as evidenced by documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of payer information, including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers, to ensure compliance with rules and regulations and facilitate the reimbursement process. Obtains scanned copy of insurance card and photo ID.
  • Gathers and keys in accurate demographic and insurance information for prompt admission/registration/discharge of the patient and appropriate placement in the service area or ancillary department.
  • Identifies patients at high risk for financial clearance and patients requesting assistance, referring them to the Financial Counselor.
  • Monitors the daily census and ensures that all patients are entered appropriately.
  • Obtains signatures on required documents (consents for treatment, Medicare notices, etc) as appropriate and witnesses said signatures.
  • Enters appropriate charges provided by professional staff into billing system on a daily basis.
  • Directs all calls received through the PBX to their appropriate destinations as received accurately and efficiently in a courteous manner.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Experience - 1+ years of Admissions Experience; 1+ years of Coding Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience; 1+ years of Medical Terminology Experience
    Education - Associates degree in Business
    Certification - Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionalsPhysical Requirements:
    Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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