Kelly Services Admissions Clerk in Fairfield, California

Job Description

This is a long term contract opportunity.

Position Summary:

The Admissions/Reception Clerk processes patients for admission to the surgery center and greets all visitors. The incumbent routs all incoming calls to the main switchboard of the center. Works cooperatively with PREOP Nurses and Medical Assistants for patient flow, cancellations and addition to the schedule. Works with Business Office Staff to ensure accurate insurance is available for patient registration. Collaborates with BOM and the Administrator on a daily basis. Greets and interacts with all clients and visitors to the surgery center.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for processing patient admission record.

  • Verify and enter patient registration information accurately into information system and generate patient medical record

  • Collect insurance cards for copying

  • Retrieve patient medical records, from archives if necessary

  • Collect payments as indicated

  • Open mail, copy checks and disperse mail to appropriate personnel

  • Ensure smooth flow of surgery schedule by calling no-shows or late patients.

  • Disperse appropriate documentation to anesthesiologists.

  • Greet all visitors including patients, family members, vendors, doctors, other staff, maintenance crews, officials, inspectors, etc.

  • Answer all incoming phone calls, disperse and take messages, paging as needed

  • Assist patient family members by providing information about patient, making coffee and answering questions about facility policies and local information.

  • Ensures appropriate inventory of charts, armbands, tapes, toners, brochures, etc.

  • Ensure any visitors and/or vendors approved to enter the clinical areas complete HIPAA privacy documentation

  • Responsible for opening/closing procedures.

  • Ensures daily lab specimen pickup.

  • Electronically retrieves Surgeon Operative Reports and compare to schedule, to ensure all reports.

Requirements

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years experience in health care related field

  • Ability to communicate with the general public in a courteous manner.

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of office management procedures and accounting principles

  • A high degree of confidentiality in maintaining records is required

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Ability to communicate well with other healthcare professionals as well as lay persons.

  • Ability to appropriately problem-solve client grievances

  • Bilingual preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must exhibit desirable trunk and extremity mobility and strength to perform job duties.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds safely. Must be able to push gurneys with patient up to 400 pounds (2 people pushing gurney)

  • Push wheelchair up to 400 pounds

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, reach overhead to perform stocking duties

Highlights

If interested, please apply directly or send resume to tayd059@kellyservices.com with Admissions Clerk in the subject line!

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