Patient Registration Counselor
About CarolinaEast Medical Center
CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.
Job Summary: Responsible for obtaining correct patient information. Obtains signatures and scans all documents into computer. Good communication skills to relay information to patients, physicians, and staff. Answering phones and direct visitor flow.
Minimum Requirements: Two to three years in a hospital registration department or medical office setting required. Bookkeeping, computer use, and office machine knowledge. Selected candidate must obtain CPAT (Certified Patient Account Technician) within 18 months of employment. Type 45 words per minute. High school diploma required, Associate's degree in Medical Office Technology, Business Administration, or related strongly preferred.