Patient Flow Representative

Catholic Health Initiatives

Job Description
**Patient Flow Representative**CHI Memorial ChattanoogaChattanooga, Tennessee**Requisition ID** 2022-246641 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Hospitalist Services **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** 8- 4:30 **Remote** No **Category** Administrative and Clerical**Overview**CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.**We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:**+ Health/Dental/Vision Insurance+ Flexible spending accounts+ Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft+ Adoption Assistance+ On-site childcare (Downtown campus) with extended hours+ On-site employee gym (Downtown campus) with extended hours- Discounted fee+ Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family+ Paid Time Off (PTO)+ Tuition Assistance for career growth and development+ Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs+ Wellness ProgramWe invite you to join CHI Memorial Hospital today!**Responsibilities**Facilitates internal transfers, and incoming/outgoing transfers; Ensures the transfer laws and the Hospitalpolicies are followed properly on patients requiring emergent medical care and/or bed placement. must alsohave extensive knowledge of various HMO's, POS's, PPO's, commercial and governmental payers, and befamiliar with the Hospital's contract agreements with third party payer agreements.1. Responsible for collecting demographic and financial information on incoming transfers and completesregistration in the hospital system 2. Adhere to Federal/State statutes that govern medical emergencytransfers and enforce the time requirements mandated by the State of these transfers 3. Ensure that non-emergent (private pay and/or out-of-network) patients meet the hospital's admitting criteria 4. Confirm thatpatients are admitted to the appropriate level of care. Coordinate with Patient Flow Coordinator (PFC) to pre-screen patients prior to transfer 5. Coordinate transfers with other departments to ensure patients'outpatient tests/procedures are scheduled 6. Coordinate with Memorial-Hermann Air Traffic Control allhelicopters landing and ensure that the medical staff is on the helipad to meet the helicopter 7. Responsiblefor verifying the hospital census and ensure that all patients are being charged the appropriate level of care8. Ensure the quality of patient admissions to the hospital by obtaining accurate demographic and clinicalinformation in a timely and efficient manner on all patients being bedded. This includes direct admits, intra andinter-hospital transfers, surgery patients, etc. observation, inpatient, and outpatient-in-a-bed status 9.Monitor Bed Central system to make appropriate bed assignments and authorize or deny all in-house transferrequests to these patients by following the hospital procedures and infection Control guidelines 10. Check thebed status and patient type and, if necessary, changes the accommodation code or patient type for billingpurposes 11. Review reports to ensure that the appropriate room charges are captured as required byfederal/State requirements.**Qualifications***High School Diploma/GED**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. ( Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.