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Patient Registrar Full-time

at Providence Health & Services Oregon in Oregon (Published at 02-08-2020)


Providence is calling Patient Registrars to work in our Hospitals in the Portland Metro area.

Potential opportunities may be located at Portland, Beaverton, Willamette Falls, Milwaukie, and Newberg. We are looking to fill Full Time, Part Time, and On-Call positions working various shifts (Days, Evenings, and Nights). Business needs may require staff to cover this position 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Providence St Joseph Health is seeking Patient Registrars who will secure appropriate patient record and account reimbursement by obtaining complex demographic, insurance, and medical information.

Submit your application today! Those who are qualified will receive an SMS text message and Video Interview with some additional questions to get to know a little more about what you are looking for in your next career. You will then be presented to hiring managers with openings aligned to your preferences to be considered for an in-person interview. Keep an eye on your email as you may be invited to self-schedule an in-person interview via our Modern Hire tool to meet with the hiring team.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Interview patients in a courteous, efficient, and accurate manner to ensure correct and complete information is obtained and documented.
  • Assess the patient's ability to complete admission process prior to going to their hospital room or receiving services.
  • Alert clinical staff if the patient needs immediate attention.
  • Verify patients demographic information and identify them in the Providence Health System Master Patient Index or creates a new record in the MPI as appropriate.
  • Obtain required information from payor systems to ensure maximum reimbursement of all accounts.
  • Identify patients with non-participating plans and resolves issues with appropriate staff and physicians.
  • Verify and prepare all necessary forms, documents, plates, labels, and wristbands to ensure proper patient identification based on patient type.
  • Maintain current knowledge and competency of all government and third party payors which are complex and ever-changing.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year experience in customer service or healthcare registration

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years college education
  • Strong customer service experience in positions working with the public
  • Satisfactory completion of college level Medical Terminology or Medical Assistant course
  • National Certification of Certified Health Care Access Associate (CHAA)
  • Registrar and third party payor experience
  • Healthcare experience, in either a provider or payor site

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details


Our Mission

As expressions of God?s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Newberg, Oregon-Milwaukie, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Oregon City

Req ID: 264189

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