Mount Sinai Careers

Registrar, Mount Sinai Queens

Astoria, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

 

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Registrar is responsible for the business aspect of the patient's visit to the Emergency Department as well as the patient focused care delivery within the department. Activities include: registration, insurance verification and notification, updating of financial and demographic information, reception and other duties as assigned.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Greet and direct patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Answers telephones promptly and courteously. Directs calls to appropriate personnel and/or departments, takes messages and assures delivery of same.
  • Collects and distributes patient referral information received from affiliated physicians.
  • Escorts visitors and patients to appropriate areas; provides information to assist patient and/or visitors
  • Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people and promotes an environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
  • Registers patients by updating or entering patient demographic, financial information and emergency contact data into the computer system.
  • Verifies demographic information and insurance coverage by interviewing patient/family member/friend
 
 
Requirements:
 
Education:
Work requires a high school level of knowledge (graduate or equivalent) in order to prepare reports, keep records and deal effectively with people.

Experience:
Six to nine months of health care experience in order to become familiar with institutional policies and procedures preferred
 
Must be able to prepare reports and keep records.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
Able to work with minimal supervision
Computer experience required
 
 
  
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 
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