A Patient Registrar with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) skills earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour.
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Job Description for Patient Registrar
A patient registrar is the person who is responsible for collecting a patient’s information and performing various administrative activities within their job description. This person will generally work in an office and will keep daytime or weekday hours, though this can vary depending on the needs of the company or the organization. A patient registrar will generally work within the healthcare field, such as within a hospital or doctor’s office.Read More...
Formal education is not generally required for this position, though some organizations may require a degree or training in various administrative or healthcare areas. A patient registrar may work individually or within a team of other office personnel, depending on the size of their organization.
A patient registrar will have a variety of responsibilities, which may vary depending on the size of their organization. A smaller office may give additional duties to their registrar in order to operate more efficiently. Some common duties associated with a patient registrar include collecting information from each patient, verifying insurance information, performing discharge procedures, remaining friendly and hospitable, acting as the first point of contact among patients, admitting patients, verifying physician referrals, adhering to all regulations within the organization, maintaining organized and accurate records, and maintaining financial paperwork. This job does require a person who is highly organized and attentive to detail, and a patient registrar should also possess expert multitasking skills. This position requires a person who is proficient with related computer skills, communication skills, and medical terminology. Professional customer service skills are imperative. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Patient Registrar Tasks
- Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
- Assess method of payment for services, initiate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.
- Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases, and insurance.
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