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Company Overview:
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description:
The Admitting Department is operational 24/7, 365 days a year, and plays a meaningful role, working with almost every department or unit in the center. Our team is responsible for obtaining complete and accurate patient information during the inpatient admission process and collects insurance forms, signatures, and payments. We interact with patients, family, clients, and MSK employees who depend on high quality, accuracy, and timeliness of their work. We help coordinate appointment times with OR Schedulers and provide vital information to patients prior to their visit.

You Will:
Perform check-in procedure for patients upon their arrival to admissions and prepare them for their visit, obtaining financial and demographic information in a timely manner
Review bed status in our bed tracking system for patients awaiting beds for admission
Assist patients with various needs such as storing belongings, escorting to elevators, parking, hotel information, etc.
Take requests for private rooms and check availability with bed control, collect deposits and payments as necessary
Print Operation Room list from Scheduling system and review to determine admission times according to departmental OR scheduling guidelines
Thoroughly explain inpatient admission documents and procedures and obtain signatures
Prepare and review charts for inpatient and surgical cases
Assist Physicians with completing the N.Y.S. death certificate and autopsy consent

You Are:
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy, and passion

You Have:
High School Diploma with 1-2 years of proven experience
Excellent attention to detail
Compassion and understanding needed to meet the needs of our patient population

Schedule: Typically, M-F 11 am-7 pm, with weekend rotations. Flexibility is required as shift may change based on departmental needs. #LI-Post

Closing:
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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