Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Registration Supervisor - Emergency Department Job

Job Number: RIH16421

Job Title: 40hrs/Days/10 - ED Registration Supervisor

Department: Patient Reg HI Svcs Admin - 1014676

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Level of knowledge of Accounting and Finance systems normally attained by completion of two years of business education at the college level, or the equivalent experience.

Supervisory and managerial ability necessary to organize and direct medium sized group of business office clerical, directs area activities and coordinates such functions with other hospital areas.

Comprehensive knowledge of various governmental, private and hospital uncompensated care programs in order to authorize uncompensated care services to qualifying patient, as well as knowledge of reimbursement systems and third party payer practices.

Financial knowledge necessary to plan and manage budget for areas for responsibility.

Interpersonal skills to manage and counsel subordinates and to interact with personnel at all levels of the hospital.


At least three to five years in a responsible supervisory position.

Reporting to Director of Patient Financial Services, plans, organizes and directs activities associated with Emergency Department patient registration and billing and in patient accounts cashier activities. Responsible for determining account balances and arranging payment schedules. Collaborates in planning, developing and implementing systems to facilitate timely and efficient registration, processing and flow of all Emergency Department patients. Reviews and authorizes requests for uncompensated care and ensures that Emergency Department patient data (demographic, medical, insurance and financial) is completely and accurately coded onto computer records.