To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Emergency Department Registrar (EDR) is responsible for all functions and responsibilities related to patient registration in the Emergency Department. Utilizing effective communication, and effective use of technology, the EDR is responsible to perform a variety of functions including accurate patient identification while adhering to Red Flag procedures to insure patient safety. Obtains and updates the patient's demographic and financial information in a stressful atmosphere utilizing multiple computer systems to assure timely processing of the patient visit. The EDR must stay abreast of all insurance changes and adhere to managed care requirements and all other information legislated for Health Care as it relates to the hospital. The EDR must understand the various insurance carriers' options and completes insurance entry accurately, satisfying billing requirements to ensure a payable account. The EDR electronically verifies eligibility of insurances, identifies co pay balances and collects co-pays or initiates other funding referrals as outlined by departmental policy. The EDR actively participates with other Emergency Department staff and special protocol teams (trauma, stroke, cardiac) to insure a cohesive, efficient work environment. The EDR must actively participle in incident planning and be prepared to effectively implement incident plan procedures in the event of a disaster. The EDR will also provide support to other areas in the admitting department as deemed appropriate.