P/D Admitting-Discharge Representative - (PAS)
Obtains demographics, insurance information, and signatures from patients; receives authorization form and obtains authorizations; places ID bracelets on patients’ wrists; collects payments and discharges patients
**This Per-Diem posting is for the following location(s)***
- PATIENT ACCESS SVCS: 1800 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89102
This is the first level of a three-level admitting/discharge series. The Admitting/ Discharge Representative is distinguished from the Admitting/Discharge Specialist in that incumbents do not perform lead duties and do not have the same range of duties and responsibilities.
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience in admissions in a hospital or medical office setting.
Age Specific Requirements:
Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of and provide services appropriate to the age of the patient/client served on the assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area's policies and procedures.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING:
**Available to work ALL shifts, including graveyard, seven (7) days a week, as needed**
Recent Experience (within the last 5 years):
- Scheduling Appointments
- Insurance Verification
- Collecting Patient Co-Pays
- Cashiering and drawer balancing reconciliation skill
- Knowledgeable of Nevada Worker Compensation and the C4 Completion Process.
- Experience with EHR-EPIC
- Must be well versed in Medicare & Medicaid both FFS and HMO plans
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Office theories and principles; medical terminology; insurance carriers and reimbursement schedules; basic math; medical and insurance terminology; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.Skill in:
Performing basic mathematical computations; using computers and related software applications; using standard office equipment such as phones, copiers and facsimiles; typing and ten key; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; effective, efficient and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment; stamina to remain seated for long periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.