JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFKï¿½s cross streets is named in his honor.
The Admitting Representative greets patients and visitors in person or on the telephone; obtains demographic, financial and medical information for registration and identification, coordinates and assists in the completion of all activities relating to patient's finances, facilitates the collection and distribution of information and expedites a smooth and timely billing and collection process while adhering to department policies and procedures.
Requests and collects any patient liabilities due such as, co-payment, deductibles, co-insurance and compact rates and follows the department scripting for assigned area.
Monitors and expedites the necessary authorizations and approvals for hospital emergency room, outpatient service or elective surgeries per the designated insurance carriers.
Acts as a resource and liaison for employees within the department, as well as other inter-related hospital staff and all "guests" that need assistance or information.
1.High School diploma or equivalent
2.3 - 5 years recent experience in acute care hospital registration or business office environment
3.Knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal and third party billing and collection procedures
4.Experience or knowledge in admissions, registrations and insurance verification's is essential
5.Basic computer skills
6.Ability to speak Spanish / Bi-lingual - preferred
7.Medical Terminology - preferred
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2005004389
About John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.