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Registration & Charge Entry Clerk in Alcoa, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

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Job Description


This position is responsible for the charge entry of patient demographics and services.  Must be able to work from various source documents.  Must be able to properly code patient files according to established policies and procedures.  Must be able to identify FSC according to insurance cards and/or patient’s demographics.


  • Enters and/or updates patient demographics and charges according to established procedures.
  • Identifies appropriate FSC and insurance company.
  • Analyzes error/edit messages, identifies probable causes, and makes necessary corrections when required.
  • Notifies supervisor of system malfunctions.
  • Notifies supervisor of problems arising from erroneous items, codes, or missing information.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as requested.


Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One year experience in charge entry preferred


This job will be performed in a well-lighted and well-vented environment. Work is oriented around good visual skills.  Eye fatigue may be encountered as extended amount of time is spent in front of computer display terminal.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.


Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.