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Care Site Description
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization headquartered in Broomfield with facilities located in Colorado, Kansas and Montana. SCL Health operates:
4 safety net clinics
1 children's mental health treatment center
190+ ambulatory service centers
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring healthâ??and hopeâ??to our patients.
Our ministry is dedicated to improving the health of the communities and individuals we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
This PRN position facilitates the registration and scheduling processes by retrieving and entering patient data, entering physician's orders, and maintaining statistical data through the use of the order entry system, ensuring accurate and prompt service to all patients. Performs all duties according to department and care site policies and procedures.
- Interviews patient or significant other to obtain accurate demographic, medical, and financial information required to process registration and completes this function in a timely manner.
- Performs scheduling for testing and procedures via computer and care site protocol. Performs census maintenance. Enters reservations via computer system.
- Directs all incoming phone calls for the department by transferring to appropriate personnel or if necessary documenting messages to ensure efficiency throughout the department. Notifies physicians of consultations and messages as needed.
- Greets and directs all visitors and patients to appropriate personnel or department ensuring all scheduled appointments arrive promptly.
- Transcribes physician's orders for tests by entering data into computer system, ensuring that the data is accessible for use by ancillary departments.
- Prepares patient charts and packets for admission by gathering and labeling all necessary forms to ensure personnel have appropriate materials for documentation.
- Contacts physiciansâ?? offices to verify/update patient information, then inputs data into the hospital system ensuring accurate and complete information.
- Documents all tests and services performed on patients via computer to provide medical records and business office with appropriate information.
- Provides assistance to patients/physician office personnel by explaining various procedures and informing them of appointment time and pre-registration time. Communicates cancellations to appropriate personnel.
- High School diploma or equivalent, required
- Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, spreadsheet knowledge, and computer applications used for patient information data entry, required
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills in order to acquire needed information and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients, required
- One (1) year of experience in an office administrative, customer service, or medical office support position, preferred
- Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred