Admitting Clerk

Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA 90073, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
Under direct supervision, admits patients to the hospital &amp reviews all required documents for completeness &amp appropriate signatures types appropriate forms &amp assembles accurate &amp complete records prepares identification armbands &amp admission cards receives valuables &amp may assist in bed assignments.

Essential Functions:
  • Upholds KPs Policies &amp Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities &amp applicable state, federal &amp local laws
  • Verifies eligibility &amp obtains authorization for admitting patients to the hospital
  • Explains admission process, hospital regulations, policies &amp procedures
  • Interview patients or their representatives to obtain required information &amp makes referrals to Financial Counseling as necessary
  • Collects &amp informs patients of required co-payments/deposits as necessary
  • Reviews reports for coordination of benefits
  • Reviews all required documents for completeness &amp required signatures
  • Prepares patient armbands
  • Performs pre-admission functions for surgery &amp labor &amp delivery cases
  • Collaborates w/ nursing &amp other clinical departments to facilitate bed assignments for non-elective &amp elective admissions to the hospital
  • Processes death certificates for KP members
  • Secures &amp releases patient valuables
  • Assists in quality Improvement monitoring as necessary
  • Performs reception duties as required including but not limited to answering phones, greeting members at the front desk, &amp relieving other clerks for breaks &amp lunches as appropriate
  • Establishes &amp maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with other personnel, health plan members &amp the public
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management team and/or lead admitting clerk

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of cash handling experience in hospital admitting, business office or medical office setting.

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Typing 25 wpm or as required by Medical Center.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform the duties and responsibilities required of an Admitting Clerk.

  • Medical Terminology, preferred.

  • This is an on call position, days and hours may vary.

PrimaryLocation : California,Los Angeles,West Los Angeles Medical Center
HoursPerWeek : 1
Shift : Night
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
WorkingHoursStart : 11:00 PM
WorkingHoursEnd : 07:30 AM
Job Schedule : Call-in/On-Call
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : B01|SEIU|Local 399
Job Level : Entry Level
Job Category : Administrative &amp Support Services
Department : West LA Medical Center – Business Services-Emergency – 0806
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-08 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEExpired