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Registrar - Hourly/Per Diem

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Local Title: Registrar - Hourly/Per Diem
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Staff Assistant II
Work Type: Hourly
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Administrative, Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Registrar / Staff Assistant 2. The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate responsibility for scheduling and rescheduling all imaging procedures.
  • Confirm appointments and provide instructions to patients for their procedures.
  • Collaborate with supervisory staff, nursing, physicians, and technicians to facilitate an efficient work flow.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for obtaining insurance authorization, patient registration, verification of patient demographics, reviewing preference cards to ensure accuracy and completion.
  • Interview and obtain demographic and financial information for hospital and professional billing.
  • Modify and update billing, clinical and appropriate information in the Radiology Information System (RIS).
  • Ensure accurate entries in RIS, and prompt scheduling of all modalities.
  • Secure referrals and/or authorization for reimbursement from insurance companies.
  • Reconcile schedule with daily visit report.
  • Verify both written and printed referring physician documents including referral/authorization received.
  • Secure authorization number and other pertinent billing and clinical pertinent information in the EAGLE 2000 hospital administration system.
  • Arrange timely radiology appointments for patients in RIS, selecting accurate referring physicians name and appropriate serial/billing number from EAGLE (clinic or private patient).
  • Burn CD’s and scan requisitions into the PACS system, as needed.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality.
  • Be flexible, as holiday and additional emergency coverage is necessary, as business needs warrant.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience using databases, including registration and information systems and general computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in scheduling, patient registration and insurance authorization preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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