High school graduate required, some college preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology as well as medical/surgical procedures with accurate spelling skills. Experience in computerized registration with a minimum of two years experience in the health care field, preferably in Admitting or Registration.
Undetermined effects of using computer. Busy work area sharing desks enclosed area. Noise of office machines and many interruptions.
At times, the admitting the officer works alone and must be able to maneuver patients in wheelchairs, do a moderate amount of walking escorting patients, use elevators, have visual acuity and accurate command of the English language. There is a variable amount of mental stress caused by pressures to meet needs of patients, other departments, as well as completing daily assignments in a timely fashion.