Northwell Health Admitting Clerk in Bay Shore, New York

Req Number 000YJD

Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

As an Admitting Clerk, you will interview incoming patients/representatives to obtain identifying information and other data required for admission. Further, you will perform a variety of clerical duties.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Interviews patients/designee and obtains all relevant demographics, insurance information and required signatures.

  • Enters all pre-admission and admission information into Hospital Information System and verifies accuracy.

  • Collects point of service payments, as required.

  • Explains hospital regulations to patient/designee and answers questions concerning hospitalization.

  • Performs chart processing and reconciliation. Assures completed chart accompanies patient to floor upon admission.

  • Directs or assists patients and/or visitors to appropriate department or assigned room, as needed.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior customer service experience, required.

  • Data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational skills, required.