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Patient Registration – 40 hrs/wk One Day Surgery

Job Summary:  Responsible for scheduling all operative, endoscopic, and pain service procedures.  Interacts professionally with staff, physicians, patients/family and others.  Maintains communication lines for department.  Records data as requested.  Enters charges into the system.  Performs all secretarial duties as requested.

Essential Duties: 

  1. Maintains data for each procedure in the appropriate schedule book, and identifies scheduling conflicts and notifies appropriate manager, communicates all scheduling changes to team (ODS, OR, Anesthesia). Transmits daily schedule for all surgical service patients.
  2. Completes patient scheduling and registration for all surgical services.
  3. Schedules pre-surgical screenings, surgeries and clinical appointments and calls patient a day prior to surgery or procedure with time and abbreviated pre-op instructions.
  4. Maintains knowledge of billing charge entry, enters all charges for surgical, pain and anesthesia services.
  5. Informs patients of insurance notice.
  6. Keeps CPT/ASA codes updated for new procedures.
  7. Maintains and ensures completion of legal documentation of procedures, and assists team with entering patient orders on the CPSI system.
  8. Documents and communicates phone messages. Transcribes/distributes staff meeting minutes.
  9. Prepares appropriate service chart with required documents (inc. test results, bracelets, labels)
  10. Processes patients through One Day Surgery, compiles and files surgical documentation pending surgery date.
  11. Maintains departmental statistics and reports to fiscal services by the 8th of the month, reports returns to the OR for quality management.

Education, Skills, Experience Requirements:

  1. Must be a high school graduate.
  2. Medical terminology course is preferred along with knowledge and experience with Insurance programs and their requirements is also preferred.  Position requires excellent typing, verbal and written communication skills.
 

What People Say About Us

Here are just a few of the many positive things our patients have to say about their the care they received at Cary Medical Center.

  1. The staff in one day surgery is absolutely amazing. I was very thankful for my team of nurses, doctors and right down to the secretary that checked me in. You all were so amazing, friendly and professional. Thank you so much!

    Desiree S.

    Desiree S.

  2. I am beyond happy with our visit at Cary! We can't thank you and your amazing staff for keeping our little boy your #1 concern. You did such an amazing job! Thank you Cary Medical Center!

    Whittni N.

    Whittni N.

  3. This hospital was exactly what a hospital should be. The took such good care of my grandmother and the display of humanity and compassion was genuine. I am forever grateful.

    Joshua S.

    Joshua S.

  4. I had my son at Cary and I couldn’t imagine being treated better anywhere. The staff were attentive, empathetic, and went above and beyond for my comfort. I wouldn’t want to give birth anywhere else.

    Emily O.

    Emily O.

  5. A big shout-out to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Cary Medical Center’s ER, Imaging, Lab, Food Service, and ACU Departments. I can’t thank you enough for the wonderful care from each of you.

    Stephanie P.

    Stephanie P.

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