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Administrative Associate / Emergency Dept

Company: AMITA Health
Location: Grand Blanc
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring JOB INFORMATION: Administrative Associate PT Days: 7a - 3:30p, Monday - Friday and every other weekend Benefit Eligible Position Ascension Genesys Hospital - Grand Blanc,MI Ascension Genesys Hospital is a state-of-the-art community teaching hospital with 410 beds, a level 2 emergency trauma center with a cardiac rapid diagnostic center, the Genesys Heart Institute, the Family Birthing Center, and expanded clinical expertise in neurosciences, orthopedics, geriatric services, oncology, and surgical procedures in almost every specialty area including minimally invasive and robotic procedures. We offer rewarding career paths for healthcare professionals across all disciplines. Ascension offers a collaborative environment with competitive wages and opportunities for advancement. Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match Competitive compensation Paid time off Professional development Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities Tuition reimbursement Adoption assistance What You Will Do A member of a financial services team and/or a patient care delivery team. Performs a variety of functions with an emphasis on clerical duties. Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Patient-Focused Care, continuous quality improvement, team interaction, and the mission and values of Genesys Regional Medical Center. Maintain confidentiality of hospital matters regarding patients, physicians, visitors, co-workers, and other center members. Maintain patient confidentiality by continuously adhering to Federal and State laws regarding the dissemination of patient medical and billing information to outside sources. Maintain effective and quality interpersonal relationships with patients, family members, physicians, visitors, co-workers, and other center members. Coordinate communications for entire unit; answers telephone, handles mail, fax, pager communications to--from unit in a friendly, courteous, accurate manner. Act as a unit receptionist, information agent for patients, nursing staff, physicians, allied services, and visitors; insures that information sharing of unit operations is maintained; communicates concerns to management team for problem solving. Perform other duties as assigned. Register, admit patients to unit; accurately enters, maintains patient information into hospital computer systems including demographic, financial information; assigns, verifies patient medical record numbers. Type and prepare various forms such as pre-admission and consent forms. Verify, assess coverage on all types of encounters working with third party payers included but not limited to: Blue Cross, HMO s, PPO s, private insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, private pay patients. Receive, records payments for hospital, medical services rendered; maintains petty cash fund; balance cash drawer, prepares cash reports, bank deposits daily. Perform basic registration and admits patient to the unit. Transcribe physician orders and enters necessary information on orders, charges, and credits into hospital information systems to insure that they are carried out in the most efficient manner. Interview and acts as a resource to patients and families to complete accurate birth certificates and related documents according to regulatory time frames including maintains and downloading database to MDPH. (FBC). Files complete and accurate registers with the County Clerks Office. (FBC). Prepare chart for discharge. Process death records, assists with funeral home notification, and body release as indicated. May assist patient care team in non-clinical activities of daily living, as directed. Final assembly, completion of medical records, keeping in consistent order, current, divided as needed. Assist with chart completion. Demonstrate proper creation of patients' Medical Records. Assemble charts according to hospital standards. Analyze charts according to hospital standards, and to achieve JCAHO/HFAP standards. Have prior knowledge of Terminal digit Filing system. Perform actions on Chartfact locator system. Essential Functions: Must pass a data entry proficiency test for speed and accuracy. Proficient in medical terminology, hospital computer systems, and general office equipment. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, medical staff, employees, third party payers. Must possess good analytical and math skills. Must have mobility skills to move room-to-room, between floors, including ability to assist in lifting, moving, evacuation of patients. Working Conditions: Work setting is a patient care unit or office; may be exposed to patient illness, communicable diseases, blood and body fluid hazards, and hazardous chemicals. Orientation Requirements: Must attend Medical Center New Hire and department orientations. The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description. What You Will Need Education: Requires completion of recognized certification program in Health Information Technology, Allied Health or similar training or demonstrated abilities. or Prefer 12 months previous experience with admitting, registration, hospital third party coverage, insurance verification, billing, unit clerk, or medical records clerk; must be able to satisfactorily complete Administrative Associate Core Role Training and successfully pass a medical terminology test. Work Experience: Prior Unit Clerk experience preferred Prior Admitting experience preferred Prior insurance verification experience preferred Good knowledge of computer systems Medical terminology Additional Preferences Why Join Our Team Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension Genesys is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law Poster Supplement Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA Health, Flint , Administrative Associate / Emergency Dept, Other , Grand Blanc, Michigan

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