Admitting/Discharge Clerk admits and discharges patients to and from hospital. Interviews patients to obtain required medical and financial information and completes registration and discharge forms. Being an Admitting/Discharge Clerk verifies patient insurance and ensures registration and discharge forms are properly signed. May be responsible for collecting patient payments and/or arranging patient transfer. Additionally, Admitting/Discharge Clerk typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Admitting/Discharge Clerk gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Admitting/Discharge Clerk typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification.