Schegistrar - Outpatient Oncology (Full time - Temporary)
Montage Health’s application process has changed effective 12/20/2019.
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- CHOMP has been voted the Best Place to Work in Monterey County for 10 straight years
- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Oriented Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Temporary , Short-term, Up to 6 months
Under the leadership of the Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Schegistrar is responsible for performing duties related to scheduling and pre-registration for upcoming services, assuring a smooth process for the patient. The Schegistrar is responsible for obtaining orders from electronic faxes or physician offices for scheduled tests or procedures and for ensuring that they are scheduled accordingly. The Schegistrar provides clear and accurate instructions/information to patients regarding their upcoming procedures. (S) He is responsible for verifying demographic and insurance information and ensuring the required authorizations are in place, if required. (S) He is responsible for entering complete and accurate data using the appropriate computer systems. S (he) interviews and gathers information from the patient, doctor's office, insurance company, and government agencies. (S) He is a benefit specialist and is able to clearly explain to patients/guarantors their financial responsibility. (S) He is able to identify underinsured/uninsured patients and provide them with information regarding available programs for financial assistance. (S) He maintains knowledge of the hospital’s scheduling, admitting, transfer, and discharge functions. This position serves patients, physician's offices, and other customers, and requires excellent communication and customer service skills.
Required: Clerical experience (typing, filing, answering phones, office equipment). Effective interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively with all levels of hospital personnel. Organization and prioritization skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Basic computer skills. Ability to understand and explain insurance reimbursement. Knowledge and experience with medical terminology and demonstrates current knowledge of ICD-10 CM and/or CPT coding. Experience in a healthcare insurance environment with demonstrated ability to interpret insurance benefits, including discounts, and to calculate estimated patients’ portions due.
Preferred: Knowledge of initiating or obtaining an authorization. Should have at least 2 years of medical terminology experience and have basic knowledge of outpatient oncology procedures to schedule appointments appropriately.
High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent work experience in related field.
None required, but preference is for certified RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA, or CPC credential.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assigned Work Hours:
8-hrs per day