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Job Description:

Department: Customer Relations
Shift: Full Time

Job Summary

This position greets patients, assembles, interprets, analyzes, and enters patient financial and demographic data in the computer. Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The clerk will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties.

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Essential Job Functions*

Greets patients/families promptly and courteously as the patient arrives.
Answers the telephone, provides requested information or takes messages, and directs caller to appropriate personnel.
Provides interpretation of forms to be signed upon admission including patient rights and living will questions.
Reviews all patient forms for completeness, accuracy, and appropriate signatures.
Collects deposits and/or co-pays according to established guidelines.
Maintain confidentiality in matters pertaining to patients, physicians, staff and hospital.
Practices caution and uses good judgment in relaying messages and giving information to patients, families, and visitors.
Directs any patient, family, or visitor complaints to the appropriate person for prompt resolution.
Demonstrates the spirit of the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital through words and actions and implements them into departmental processes, programs, and the working environment.

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Animas Surgical Hospital offers a competitive benefits package including but not limited to: health, dental, vision, & life insurance. 401k with employer matching*

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Animas Surgical Hospital is a drug free workplace and performs a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen which includes marijuana.
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Compensation: $18.00 - $26.62

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Minimum Requirements*

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Education: *High School diploma or its equivalent.

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Certification, Licensure: *Not applicable

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Experience, Training, Knowledge: * Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years experience as an admissions clerk or in Health Information Services in a hospital setting or on the job training.

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Physical Requirements:
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This position requires lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to ten (10)+ pounds. Stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, grasping, handling, and balancing 5 or more hours per day. Sensory and communicative activities including: hearing seeing, and speaking to be able to carry out essential job functions.

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ASH IMMUNIZATIONS AND VACCINATIONS REQUIREMENTS*– Aligns with CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for Healthcare Personnel
Hepatitis B- Lab evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B or three doses Hep B vaccine at appropriate intervals
Influenza- mandatory from November 1st through March 31st each year
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella - Lab evidence of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella or 2 doses of MMR Vaccination
Varicella (chickenpox) - Lab evidence of immunity to Varicella or 2 doses of Varicella Vaccine
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) - documented proof of immunization
Tuberculosis Screening- All new-hires undergo a two-step TB skin test

* VACCINE RECORDS OR EVIDENCE OF IMMUNITY ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO 1ST DAY OF SCHEDULED WORK*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $26.62 per hour

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