Admitting Clerk

Kaiser Permanente

Under direct supervision, admits patients to the hospital & reviews all required documents for completeness & appropriate signatures; types appropriate forms & assembles accurate & complete records; prepares identification armbands & admission cards; receives valuables & may assist in bed assignments. Essential Functions:- Upholds KP’s Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws- Verifies eligibility & obtains authorization for admitting patients to the hospital- Explains admission process, hospital regulations, policies & procedures- Interview patients or their representatives to obtain required information & makes referrals to Financial Counseling as necessary- Collects & informs patients of required co-payments/deposits as necessary- Reviews reports for coordination of benefits- Reviews all required documents for completeness & required signatures- Prepares patient armbands- Performs pre-admission functions for surgery & labor & delivery cases- Collaborates w/ nursing & other clinical departments to facilitate bed assignments for non-elective & elective admissions to the hospital- Processes death certificates for KP members- Secures & releases patient valuables- Assists in quality Improvement monitoring as necessary- Performs reception duties as required including but not limited to answering phones, greeting members at the front desk, & relieving other clerks for breaks & lunches as appropriate- Establishes & maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with other personnel, health plan members & the public- Performs other duties as assigned by management team and/or lead admitting clerkPay Grade: 13Basic Qualifications:One (1) year of cash handling experience in hospital admitting, business office or medical office setting. High School Diploma/GEDTyping 25 wpm or as required by Medical Center. Demonstrated ability to perform the duties and responsibilities required of an Admitting Clerk.

Medical Terminology, preferred. Note:This is a part time position, days and hours may vary. COMPANY: KAISERTITLE: Admitting ClerkLOCATION: Los Angeles, CaliforniaREQNUMBER: 1074099External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.


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