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Registrar (Nights)

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Department: ADMITTING
Local Title: Registrar (Nights)
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Staff Assistant II
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Administrative, Clinical


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 Ambulatory Services, Patient Access at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Registrar / Staff Assistant 2 (Nights). The successful candidate will:

  • Interview and verify demographic, biographic, and financial information with patient and/or family members in order to complete a registration using the Eagle Database System.
  • Place wristband on wrist or ankle for children under 2-years of age.
  • Verify insurance eligibility of all patients through EMEV (Medicaid), MCVR (Medicare), EBLC (Blue Cross), and Clearance (for all commercial insurances).
  • Distribute information relating to patient rights and the HIPAA privacy law; obtain patient signature on all necessary forms authorizing consent and acknowledgement of receipt. 
  • Reconcile all patient charts; assist patient or family members with inquiries.
  • Admit patient utilizing the Orchestrate System; convert outpatient registration to inpatient; assign beds to all admitted patients; perform bed transfers in Eagle to ensure patient is in correct room for physician to locate patient in HealthBridge. 
  • Adhere to all regulatory standards.
  • Attend all registration meetings and complete all training in a timely manner.
  • Order laboratory tests utilizing Cerner database and retrieve results upon request.
  • Demonstrate flexibility as the duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above position description. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer application literacy. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 1+ year of hospital-based experience.
  • Knowledge of third party billing in managed care. 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 12:00am to 8:00am (Nights)

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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