Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Patient Representative Job

Job Number: TMH18599

Job Title: Patient Representative PD

Department: ED Admitting - 1104652

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI


Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, and according to established policies and procedures, interviews and registers all patients (Inpatient and Observation, Emergency, and Outpatients) to obtain demographic, third party insurance and related financial information, and enters to on-line computer system. Initiates, reviews and follows-up on patient accounts to ensure proper data collection for billing. Verifies all demographic and insurance information and obtains referrals as required.

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of medical terminology, third party insurance information and standard office computer applications required. Knowledge of third party payer, verification, and authorization process preferred. Typing and data entry skills required.

EXPERIENCE:

Six to twelve months previous third party billing or hospital registration experience. Third party billing knowledge. Data entry skills and PC experience required.