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Patient Registration Representative

Company: St Josephs Medical Center
Location: Stockton
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewSt. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:The Patient Registration Representative is responsible for ensuring a positive patient experience throughout the registration process. In order to ensure appropriate reimbursement for services rendered, primary duties include: Appropriate patient identification Collecting accurate and thorough patient demographic data Obtaining insurance information and verifying eligibility and benefits Determining and collecting patient financial liability Referring patients to the Patient Registration Specialist as needed for assistance with financial counseling and/or clearanceThe Patient Registration Representative adheres to the organizations policies and procedures for resolution of patient financial liability. Additionally, the Patient Registration Representative is an information source for patients and families by explaining hospital policies, patient financial responsibilities and Patient Rights and Responsibilities.QualificationsMinimum: Minimum 1 year of experience working in a hospital Patient Registration department, physician office setting, healthcare insurance company, revenue cycle vendor, and/or other revenue cycle related roles. 2 years preferred. Applicable education and/or training can be used to balance a lack of experience High School diploma, GED or equivalent. Thorough understanding of insurance policies and procedures. Working knowledge of medical terminology. Able to perform basic mathematics for payment calculation. Intermediate to advanced computer skills.Preferred: Knowledge of charity care programs as well as the various government and non-government programs preferred.

Keywords: St Josephs Medical Center, Stockton , Patient Registration Representative, Other , Stockton, California

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