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ED REGISTRAR (nights) in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/19/2019

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

JOB SUMMARY: The Emergency Department (E.D.) Registrar performs a variety of clerical and patient service duties necessary to maintain efficient flow of operations in the Emergency Department, Urgent Visit Center and Women's Visit Center areas. The Registrar often serves as the first contact patients have with the system. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Registers patients by validating demographic information, identification of appropriate payer sources, executing general consent form authorizing treatment and securing and imaging appropriate documents (photo ID, insurance cards, etc.) into OnBase Front Office Scanning. 

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi's mission:  Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County.  
  • Adheres to all quality and productivity standards defined by the department
  • Collects prepayment for pending services (when applicable) and co-pays as defined by patient insurances for emergency services
  • Reconciles the cash activity log
  • Ability to work in any Emergency department related locations and any segment of the processes in use – QER, Update to EMD, WVC or UVC registration, Cash Desk/Checkout and chart breakdown
  • Follows appropriate policies and procedures in production at each area.
  • Matches and retrieves appropriate patient from McKesson STAR MPI
  • Establishes priorities, meets deadlines, and follows written and verbal instructions
  • Follows downtime manual processes with little or no supervision
  • Interacts with local, state, and federal officers and inmates to identify appropriate payer sources
  • Checks-out patients via the 'discharge/checkout' functions in McKesson STAR
  • Directs patients to financial counselors when no payer is identified and/or patient has outstanding balance
  • Informs patient and/or family of the patient obligation policy
  • Determines if reason for visit is work related (workmen compensation claim)
  • Accountability for accuracy of data collected and entered into systems. Ability to maintain a passing grade on monthly audits 
  • Electronically or telephonically verifies patient's insurance eligibility and benefits
  • Tracks patient location via Picasso tracking system
  • Interacts with clinical and non clinical staff in professional, efficient, and friendly manner
  • Adapts activities/behaviors to reflect and ensure adequate service appropriate to the age of the patients served (i.e. neonatal, infant, pediatric, preschool, school-age, adolescent, adult, and geriatric)

 Bilingual (in English and Spanish) applicants are encouraged to apply!   REQUIREMENTS:  High School Diploma or GED, with post secondary education courses or certification in business, computers, and Office Management. Minimum of one (1) year experience in business, office management or health information management. Associate's degree, preferred.

  • Must take and pass Registrar pre-test with score of 90% or higher
  • Must complete outpatient registration program and pass the exam with a score of 90% or higher, in addition to annual competency exams as requiredor possess at least one (1) year of ED Registration experience within the last 5 years 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.