Patient Registration Clerk

Klamath Tribal Health & Family S   Chiloquin, OR   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on October 2, 2021
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Patient Registration Clerk Step 5 ($29,263 – Step 24 ($51,313) Full-Time Position located in Chiloquin. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Patient Registration department in maintaining accurate records of patient information, both hard copy and computer database. The employee obtains all pertinent registration and eligibility information for the determination of eligibility for health care services. Routinely ensures accurate demographic and alternate resource information is collected and reviewed. The Patient Registration Clerk works directly with the Tribal community assisting with updating and utilizing alternate resources.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist with maintaining current and accurate patient data in the current patient database being utilized by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services

2. Interview/screen new and existing patients to ensure required documentation to establish eligibility is provided. Reconcile documents provided to ensure patients meet eligibility requirements to receive health care services through Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services. All registration applications will be submitted to the Patient Registration Manager for final approval of eligibility.

3. Explain IHS and Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services regulations and policies regarding documents needed and eligibility requirements to receive health care services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Must have good typing skills. Emphasis will be on accuracy and attention to details. Skill and ability to operate a computer/word processor in order to accomplish assignments in a proficient manner. Ability to use and operate Windows and to learn the use of medical office programs.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION

REQUIRED to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of diploma or transcripts with application.)

REQUIRED to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification.

REQUIRED to have data entry experience.