POSITION SUMMARY: Provides clerical, administrative, registration, patient scheduling, reception and patient account collection support for CHRISTUS St. Vincent Provider Based departments. Follows the CHRISTUS guidelines related to the health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI). Greets patients in warm friendly tone to allow families to feel welcomed at department during their visit. Registration and interviewing of patients to obtain accurate demographic and financial information. Computer entry of new/updated patient demographic information. Answers phones.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent, medical terminology preferred.
SKILLS: Demonstrated knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications and medical terminology. Keyboarding skills and the ability to operate general office equipment skills required. Ability to read and write in English, bilingual in Spanish preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to multi-task.
EXPERIENCE: Three years experience in related health care field preferred. Previous experience in patient registration preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.