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Patient Services Admissions Clerk - Neligh, NE

Employer: Antelope Memorial Hospital

Job Description:

Employee will work rotating shifts and weekends approximately 30+ hours per week (with benefits) admitting patients in outpatient clinic and emergency areas. Responsibilities include: • Create a welcoming atmosphere for people coming to Patient Services for assistance. • Operate multiple position telephone switchboards to relay incoming, outgoing and internal calls. • Maintain Confidentiality in regard to patient information and protected health information (PHI). • Answer questions of callers according to hospital policy. • Page personnel over the intercom system and transfer calls to proper extensions. • Maintain and update all information on electronic records every time patient comes for service. • Keep a phone log of calls placed and incoming collect calls. • Operator 39.82 radio, paging system, door phones, ambulance doors, security camera, monitors, encoder phone, and copier. • Process patient information necessary to complete all admission and outpatient service collection claims. • Register outpatients for treatment or tests, notifying the appropriate departments. • Update and print the physician patient lists and the hospital census sheet daily • Document all necessary information when setting up ambulance transfer. • Dispatch the ambulance for transfers, receive and give appropriate information to EMT responders. • Complete appropriate information and forms for patient admissions. • Assist Nursing Supervisor in an emergency situation. • Lock all doors at assigned times and unlock in the A.M. • Record Patient Services requisitions and notify maintenance of repairs needed immediately. • Assist other departments with routine tasks (copying, typing, etc.) as time permits. • Attend department meetings and mandatory in-services. • Do a daily ambulance radio check. • Other related duties that may become necessary in providing an excellent communication link to meet the needs of all personnel, physicians, patients, families, visitors and the public.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience/Knowledge: • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma. • Education in the area of business, office management, communications or public relations, preferred. • Previous experience in healthcare preferred. • Previous experience in working with people or dealing with customers or the public preferred. • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions. • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, family members, visitors and the public. • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with frequent interruptions. • Must be knowledgeable of the equipment (phones, radios, etc.) and appropriate procedures for its use. • Must possess a willing to work harmoniously with people. • Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress of the position. • Must be able to work flexible hours and rotate shifts between day and night as well as 10 to 12 hours shifts.

Job Details

Job Type: Part Time
Number of Openings: 1
Hours: 30
Job Category: Administrative Professional, Business, Health Information Management Systems, Office / Administrative Assistant

Contact Information

Megan Becklun
Human Resources
102 W 9th Street
Neligh, NE 68756
Phone: (402) 887-6377
Fax: (402) 887-6397

Application Method(s)

  • Apply Online

Listed Until: October 1, 2020


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