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Representative - Admissions - FTE PCN 1631 D/W

2022-02-04
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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and emergency medical services in Northeastern PA . Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

The Admissions Representative is responsible for all registration functions related to patients presenting for admissions, emergency care, short stay and outpatient services including obtaining/verifying patient demographic information and insurance, obtaining required signatures and the collection of applicable co-pays, deductibles and deposits.  The representative may also be responsible for the coordination of bed assignments for patients in the hospital including transfers, direct admits, ER admits, etc.

Data entry and/or secretary/receptionist experience helpful.  Up to 6 months on-the-job training plus periodic updating is provided.  Previous experience in customer service or healthcare environment beneficial.  Communication skills, clerical accuracy, Public Relations aptitudes, scheduling, sound judgment.  Ability to do several tasks at once, ability to handle multiple priorities with interruption and complete accurately and timely.  Good telephone manner.  Medical terminology and knowledge of insurance helpful.

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest community hospital, with 412 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. It has long been recognized for excellence in heart and vascular care, and an emergency department that treats nearly 60,000 patients a year. The Hospital's advanced and wide-ranging specialties include orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures. Please apply at: www.chs.net/careers/

 

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