Job Description

Location: St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center
Posted Date: 8/29/2022

St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center is a 127-bed facility located in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. The Behavioral Health Center offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services for seniors, adults, adolescents, and children requiring psychiatric and chemical dependency care. Want to learn more, click here: St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center.

Position Title: Admitting Registrar OP Psych

Position Summary:

Registers BHC accounts ensuring timely and efficient registration processing. Verifies insurance, patient liability, and collects payments upon admission. Performs other job duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

Acquires demographic information and prioritizes registration process in expediting patient care of the scheduled or emergent patient.

Identifies potential previous patient history before processing data.

Enters information into computer system using established criteria.

Initiates appropriate levels of communication with patients and other departments to obtain missing details on patient accounts.

Demonstrates ability to register patients on Meditech system.

Scans all registration documents into the electronic medical record system.

Verifies patients’ eligibility with insurance companies.

Collects monies due (co-pays, deductibles and deposits) at the time of service, according to hospital policies/procedures.

Assures that authorizations have been obtained for service.

Documents insurance verifications and collection attempts.

Communicates appropriately and clearly to manager, nurses, coworkers and physicians.

Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.

Responsible for knowing hospital policies and being familiar with hospital services that are available.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

  • Requires 3-5 years prior registration experience.

  • Basic computer knowledge, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • BLS - Required

Benefits Offered:

We have many plans with various deductibles, which can cover individuals or families, so you can customize a plan that will work for you! Steward Health Care works with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide affordable health insurance for our employees in benefit eligible positions. Our Health Plans Highlights are:

  • Deductibles will not apply to services provided by a Steward provider (Tier 1).
  • Office visits copays will be $0 when a member uses a Steward Provider (Tier 1).
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse office visits will be $0 for all In-Network providers (Tier1, Tier 2, and Tier 3).

Other Benefits provided:

  • Dental, Vision, Health Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Shift Differential, Tuition Reimbursement, and more.

Steward Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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