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Patient Registration Clerk - Admitting and Emergency Registration - Halton Healthcare in Milton at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Milton
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2019

Job Description

Posting #: 2019-837489

Non-Union

Position: Patient Registration Clerk 

Department Admitting and Emergency Registration

Status:  Temporary Part-time, approx. one year (must provide availability up to 0.5FTE)

Hours:  Monday to Sunday, various rotating shifts, 8 and 12 hour shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site:  Milton

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.  We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you'll be doing:

Registers patients using Meditech software. Validates healthcare coverage. Acquires required information and payment method for uninsured patients and accurately enters all required data. Creates and closes treatment records. Answers telephone. Deals with inquiries from the public, family and hospital staff. Completes various clerical tasks/audits as required. Admits patients following established protocols and collaboration with nursing unit staff regarding bed allocation. Works with accommodation staff to reassign beds as necessitated through preferred accommodations. Acquires appropriate insurance information and required signatures from patient or family members. Manages bill payment amounts and receipts for patients. Other related duties as required.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a similar clerical role in a health care environment is required
  • Medical Office Administration diploma from a recognized college is preferred
  • Successful completion of medical terminology course required
  • Advanced keyboarding and extremely accurate data entry skills required
  • Minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook and Word
  • Accurate spelling is required
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to prioritize work
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and the ability to diplomatically respond to physicians, staff and family inquiries in a demanding work environment
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position which involves frequent sitting, standing and reaching
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
  • The ideal candidate is strong in attention to detail in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require an individual who is a strong communicator, interacts with co-workers and clients with care and respect and has the ability to foster a work environment that focuses on teamwork.

Date Posted: February 12, 2019

Internal applications due by: February 19, 2019