Registration Receptionist 9-5:30

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
Position Type
Regular Full-Time




The Registration Receptionist is responsible for the registration of patients, including patient interviews, updating information in hospital/clinic computer, obtaining consent and information accuracy. Registration will handle routine patient inquiries and will work closely with all MHP departments and provider offices. The hospital registration personnel will also be responsible for all functions of the switchboard and the alarm systems.


Registration functions vary by location and/or department. Functions may include the following:
 Interviews patients in person or by phone to obtain all required information for hospital/clinic records and billing systems.
 Registers or pre-registers all scheduled patients for inpatient admissions, outpatient services and clinic visits according to department policies and procedures.
 Maintains all admission accuracy system errors and warnings by end of shift. This also includes running all insurance eligibility on all appropriate admissions.
 Scans documents into general scanning software.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Checks all out patient orders for accuracy and gives to OP Orders Coordinator before checking in patient. Also makes copy of order for OP Order Coordinator if the provider is not in the EMR system.
 Maintains accuracy in completion of admissions and completes admission corrections in a timely manner.
 Collects patient’s demographics and necessary signatures.
 Issues required information to patient and/or responsible party per MHP policies.

 Verifies insurance coverage and ensures that the appropriate persons are notified if pre-certification is not completed.
 Determines upfront payment or co-payment based on information provided by insurance coverage or the Financial Counselor.
 Requests payment from patient and/or family member following the scripting for collections.
 Logs payment, produces receipt and prepares recap sheet.
 Maintains accurate petty cash balances daily.
 Performs clerical functions as needed, to include answering phones, taking messages, filing, faxing, scanning, etc.
 Assists patients with questions regarding hospital/clinic bills including taking payments at any registration location.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.


 High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or within 6 months of start date.
 PC proficiency, experience with IP and OP hospital insurance claims filing and reimbursement principles desired.
 Must be able to use and operate office equipment.


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