Registration Specialist-ER

November 27, 2023 |

Department: ER Admitting

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days (weekends & holidays)

Location: Hartford, KY

For more information contact: Melinda Fields,


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Prior Healthcare field, Patient registration experience, accurate data collection, health insurance verification
  • Additional Requirements: We are looking for an individual that has a great work ethic, customer service skills, and is detail oriented to make sure that accurate data is collected and entered to the patient’s account. Prior experience in like field would be great but can be trained for the correct person.

Job Description:

  • Interviews patients to obtain required demographic and insurance data. Verifies information already on file and accurately enters or updates required information in the computer system. Obtains signatures on required forms.

  • Obtains information from physician’s offices and other resources, if necessary, to complete the registration process.

  • Provides Federal and State information on the General Conditions of Admissions, Consent, Assignment of Benefits regarding Advance Directives, Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities, HIPAA and obtains signed acknowledgements. Obtains all needed documents and signatures. Accurately completed the Medicare questionnaire.

  • Collects payments such as deductibles, co-pays, deposits, and self-pay balances.

  • Completes the registration process including forms, labels, armbands, and other forms as necessary.

  • Responds to changes in the work schedule as necessary by assisting in other areas of registration.

  • Completes and saves the nighttime reports accurately.

  • Lab and X-ray temp accounts completed accurately.

  • Answer and transfer calls appropriately and professionally.

    This is a brief description of job duties and others may be assigned in a full description or as necessary.

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