Director of Admitting in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview
*** This role supports St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center. ***
 
St. Joseph Medical Center is considered among the top hospitals in Missouri for its excellence in Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, General Surgery and Senior Care Services. At St. Joseph, we are committed to providing a superior Patient Experience and are rated among the top hospitals in Patient Safety.
 
St. Mary’s Medical Center is a faith-based, 146-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Joint and Spine Institute, Surgical Services and outpatient services. St. Mary's, one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.
 
Both Hospitals have an awesome Culture which is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement \u2013 our team members love working here because we treat each other like family!

Responsibilities

As our new Director of Admitting you will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and administration in all aspects of the Admitting departments for St. Mary's Medical Center and St. Joseph Medical Center. In this role, you will be responsible for all registration functions (ER, Inpatient and Outpatient), Information Desk, financial counseling, cashier processes, mail processes and the PBX at both hospitals. We are looking for someone who can identify and implement strategies to improve processes, promote operational efficiencies, enhance the patient experience and meet regulatory compliance guidelines. As you would suspect, you will work closely with our CFO's and be apart of a collaborative leadership team. Sound Intriguing; if so, you should also know we have a competitive compensation package and great benefits.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Accounting required (effective 4/1/14 for all new hires) 2. Three to five years experience as a supervisor/ manager in the Admitting areas of an acute care facility required 3. Preferred Skills and Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of and ability to interpret third party payer principles and terms and COBRA laws. Strong organizational skills required for effective communication with patients, physicians, public, staff and administrations. Must be able to work in fast paced environment with frequent interruptions. 4. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. 5. Effective written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills 6. Ability to multi-task, prioritize needs to meet required timelines 7. Analytical and problem-solving skills 8. Customer Services experience required
 
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
 
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