Sr. Patient Placement Associate - Full-Time - West Penn Hospital

Job ID: J136716
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 7, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Maintains the bed board and bed logs, assigns beds in accordance with unit concepts with supervision by the Patient Flow Coordinator, and communicates with resource nurses, managers, patient flow coordinators, transferring facilities, and other support staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizes the EPIC registration demographic to capture metrics necessary for all aspects necessary of bed control. Collaborates as a team-based leader to guide teammates with physician practices and extended care facilities and the patient transfer notification process. (60%)
  • Effectively communicates with the health team to plan and implement all processes of patient care including admissions, transfers, and discharges. (25%)
  • Utilizes Core Behaviors in daily responsibility for team-based growth as well as professional growth. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in registration, billing, or related field.
  • Computer experience and keyboard skills.

Preferred

  • Associate's Degree.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required. ICD-9/ICD-10 coding experience.
  • PC database and word processing skills.

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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