Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Admitting Clerk - Receptionist

    Job Location US-AK-Anchorage
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:


    We are Alaska’s premier Ambulatory Surgery Center and growing.


    The Alaska Surgery Center provides same day surgery with 23 hour observation, in the areas including Orthopedics, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, Dentistry, Urology, Neurosurgery, Gynecology, and General Surgery. We currently have approximately 43 physician owners in a broad spectrum of specialties. We take pride in our excellent patient care and being the number one Surgery Center of choice in Alaska.


    If you are looking for the best of the best in employers and wanting to spend more time with your family then look no further. No weekend, on-call or night shifts. We are interested in your expertise and look forward to hearing from you.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    “Local Hire Only”


    To support the facility by greeting patients/visitors, maintaining appearance of the lobby, answering switchboard, and acting as a resource for facility. Registers patients on the day of surgery and performs other medical office functions. The Admitter will function within the Center’s policies and procedures, support SCA Values, SCA Vision and SCA Mission.  



    Key Responsibilities:



    • Greet patients and visitors to the facility. Notify facility personnel of arrival as needed.
    • Contact patients who are more than 15 minutes late and communicates information to Pre Op staff.
    • Obtains ride information from patient.
    • Copy insurance card(s).
    • Verify patient identity, financial, demographic and insurance information.
    • Reprint label and consent/face sheet, correct PAS as needed
    • Notify Insurance Verifier of insurance changes.
    • Confirms primary and secondary insurance order based on COB rules.
    • Direct patient to complete accident questionnaire or COB forms.
    • Directs patient to review NPPR/ HIPAA information.
    • Obtain patient/responsible party signatures.
    • Collect State reporting data and input into PAS, if applicable.
    • Complete Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire (MSPQ).
    • Accept and record patient cost share payments.
    • Prepare charts for next day cases, ensuring medical records from previous visit are retrieved.
    • Runs patient identification labels, affix a label to each page of the patient chart and a patient identification bracelet


    • Greet and direct visitors to the correct departments.
    • Maintain visitor sign in.
    • Provide facility parking information and directions to patient’s family or ride. Validate parking, if applicable.
    • Maintain clean and tidy waiting room/lobby area.
    • Manage office and food supply ordering for facility.
    • Verify vendor appointments and obtain signature in visitor log.
    • Act as a resource for facility visitors and physicians.
    • Answer all incoming calls to the facility. Relay information in accurate, in a concise manner .
    • Maintains patient privacy per HIPAA regulations.


    “Local Hire” only

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Must have three – five years’ experience in a medical office, hospital, outpatient surgery center or related field
    • Computer experience, Excel, Word, Medical Billing Software and Applications
    • Working knowledge of  Medical Terminology.

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