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The University of Kansas Health System Centralized Scheduling Clerk - Admissions (Full-time; 8a-5p)) in Hays, Kansas

Schedules inpatient or outpatient procedures. Informs patients and physician office of prep instructions or other test requirements. Correctly identifies the patient, matches medical records and facilitates hospital care.

Essential Functions:

  • Enters electronic orders accurately and timely.

  • Receives written orders; verifies orders, equipment and information for accurate procedures, tests and therapy; schedules procedures, tests and preoperative clearance; and finalizes informed consent documentation.

  • Selects appropriate supplies and instruments for cases.

  • Collects patient identification and demographics, HIPAA forms, insurance information, collects co-pay, and documents indicated signs and symptoms, and consent for treatment.

  • Receives written orders; verifies orders, equipment and information for accurate procedures, tests and therapy; schedules procedures, tests and preoperative clearance.

  • Ensures accuracy of financial clearance for self pay patients through the CSR in Patient Accounts.

  • Schedules appointments, tests and procedures; sends patient communication regarding appointments/tests/procedures; completes and maintains registration process.

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None – no approved access

Description of Information

Level

Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

Primary

Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

Primary

Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

Primary

Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

Primary

Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalent; Associates preferred; preferred courses in medical terminology, business communication and computers.

Certificates and Licenses: N/A

Requisition ID: 2020-25195

Display Department Title: Admissions/Comm

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr.

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