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Lead, Registration Representative

Company: PIH Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women's health, urgent care and emergency services.

The Lead serves as a department resource to registration and financial counseling staff, leads by example and pursues goals under the direction of the Registration and/or Financial Counselor Supervisor. The Lead demonstrates outstanding registration and financial counseling skills. The Lead performs all tasks related to registration, pre registration, account auditing and financial counseling for inpatients and outpatients including securing and calculating upfront collections with co-pays, and co-insurance in an efficient, accurate and hospitable manner to ensure the patient, physician and hospital needs are met. The Lead "serves as a role model" within the department and throughout the organization, always displaying the "Patient First" vision in their performance, behavior and decision making.

Required Skills

Demonstrates a clear understanding of PIH Health mission and values
Displays strong leadership and organizational skills
Excellent English communication skills. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff, patients/guarantors, insurance companies and physicians.
Excellent English reading, comprehension and written skills to include spelling skills and penmanship
Ability to follow directions as outlined in policies or given by supervisor
Strong computer skills to include typing 45 wpm minimum
Mature, dependable and conscientious
Excellent mathematical skills to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing and figuring percentages
Ability to exercise independent judgment at times of need and emergency situations
Bilingual preferred
Welcomes the opportunity to take on new responsibilities and challenges
Demonstrates flexibility in adapting to change
Maintain and displays confidentiality at all times

Required Experience

Minimum two years' experience in hospital Registration/Admitting
Minimum two years' experience in financial counseling, insurance verification and/or medical/hospital billing.
High school graduate required or equivalent, prefer evidence of continuing education
Microsoft Office proficiency: Word, Excel and Power Point at minimum
Knowledge of eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal, Medicare, Covered California, HPE, Cobra, limited benefit plans, VVC and Uncompensated Care Programs. IPA knowledge.
Medical terminology
Bilingual preferred
Demonstrate teaching skills in orientation and instruction of new registration personnel
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider - one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort - you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: PIH Health, Los Angeles , Lead, Registration Representative, Other , Los Angeles, California

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