Vanderbilt University Medical Center Registration Specialist-VCH 7pm-7am M-F & 2pm-2am on Weekends in Nashville, Tennessee

Registration Specialist - ED Discharge

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7pm-7am Monday -Friday and 2pm-2am on weekends


Responsible for the onsite registration, arrival processes, discharge and insurance validation, with occasional guidance. Resolves issues related to registration, billing, insurance, and payment of accounts.


  • Performs all assigned area functions per departmental guidelines.

  • Performs administrative functions to ensure the department operates according to policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Ensures that all cases are entered accurately and thoroughly into the admissions, discharge, transfer and billing system.

  • Provides customer service and status updates in waiting room, in-room, and prior to patient departure.

  • Requests payment and provides payment plan information for patient account balances when necessary.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.


CUSTOMER SERVICE - A continuing focus on the needs and requirements of customers, anticipating their needs, remaining sensitive to customers while performing services for them, responsive to customer needs.

CRITICAL THINKING - The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.

DATA ENTRY - The ability to transcribe information from the original source into an electronic system according to written and verbal instructions efficiently and accurately.

DOCUMENTATION - Ensures that all documentation is complete, accurate, thorough, and compliant.

SYSTEM KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of the operation and support of the system from the standpoint of computer operations, network operations, and/or technical support.


  • Organizational Impact: Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact team's performance with occasional guidance.

  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems.

  • Breadth of Knowledge: Applies knowledge of standards, established processes and procedure that apply to your own job.

  • Team Interaction: Provides guidance to entry level co-workers.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments:

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.

  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Job Medical Coding and Billing

Organization: ED Reg & Discharge (MCJCHV) 108475

Title: Registration Specialist-VCH 7pm-7am M-F & 2pm-2am on Weekends

Location: TN-Nashville-Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Requisition ID: 1806057

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.